Information about market value assessments of real estate is of overriding public interest 30.12.2014
The Administrative Court Sofia - City repealed a refusal by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food to provide access to Alexander Dunchev from the WWF – World Wildlife Fund.
The Court Repealed the Refusal of the Sofia Municipality to Provide Information on the Restoration and Management of the “Ariana” Lake in Sofia 05.12.2014
The request was filed by architect Vesela Toncheva who demanded a copy of the contract concluded between the Sofia Municipality with a private company for the restoration and management of the “Ariana” lake in Sofia.
Access to the report on reducing emissions of harmful substances from large combustion plants should not be refused 05.11.2014
The Environmental association “For the Earth” requested from the Ministry of Environment and Waters (MEW) a copy of the report on reducing emissions of harmful substances from large combustion plants, related to the European Commission's warning towards Bulgaria for failure to comply with the maxima of emission of sulfur and nitrogen oxides and of fine dust particulates.
The President of the Veliko Tarnovo University was obligated to provide access to documents re a EU funded project 05.06.2014
The initial request was filed by Ms. Kamelia Dzhanabetska demanding information about the participation of the VT University in the project “Joint risk monitoring on emergencies in the border region of the Danube.”
The Mayor of the Sofia Municipality Should Disclose Information on Municipality Property Transactions 05.05.2014
By decision of 17 April 2014, the Administrative Court Sofia – City repealed a silent refusal of the Mayor of Sofia Municipality to provide information to Svetla Vassileva (journalist at “Duma” newspaper) on the property transactions and deals carried out with a municipal property premise in the period 2009 – 2013.
The Veliko Tarnovo Administrative Court repealed a refusal of the Mayor of Veliko Tarnovo to provide information 05.04.2014
The case was initiated after the request of a local NGO for access to information related to the reconstruction of a residential building, part of a protected group cultural monument.
The Court Obliged the Sofia Municipality to Provide Access to the Municipal Employees’ Overtime Logbook for 2012 05.04.2014
The information was requested by the citizen Ivan Petrov and refused on the grounds that the information amounted to personal data of the employees who had worked overtime and could not be provided without their consent.
Bonuses Administered in the Ministry of Finance are not Personal Data but Public Information Subject to Disclosure 05.04.2014
By a Decision No. 3033 (in Bulgarian) of 4 March 2014, the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) upheld a decision of the Administrative Court Sofia – City repealing the Ministry of Finance refusal to provide information to Marta Mladenova (journalist from Darik radio) on the supplementary remunerations (bonuses) of the Ministry’s and its subordinate structures’ staff.
The Court Repealed the Refusal of the Supreme Judicial Council to Disclose Info on MPs’ Work in the Sofia Investigation Service and his Magistrate Status 05.04.2014
By decision of 18 March 2014, the Administrative Court Sofia – City (ACSC) repealed the Supreme Judicial Council’s refusal to provide to Dorotheya Dachkova (journalist from “Sega” newspaper) information related to the current MP, Delyan Peevski.
The President of the Veliko Tarnovo University Should Disclose Information on an EU Funded Project 05.04.2014
The Supreme Administrative Court upheld the decision of the Veliko Tarnovo Administrative Court repealing the refusal by the President of the Veliko Tarnovo University to provide information on the project “The Water’s Way - nature and culture sightseeing itineraries for sustainable tourism.”
The refusal of the Head of the Regional Inspectorate of Education – Haskovo to provide information by e-mail was repealed by the Supreme Administrative Court.
The court ruling repealed the refusal of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) to provide information to the journalist Julian Hristov on whether the member of parliament (MP) Volen Siderov (the leader of the nationalistic party “Ataka” in parliament) had a gun permit and when was it issued.
In June 2013, the NGO Association “Friends of Railway Transport” filed a request to the “Railway Administration” Executive Agency (RAEA) to provide access to the Agency’s annual reports on the supervision of the public service “rail transport of passenger”, as well as information on the inspections carried out by the Agency as a national enforcement body under an EU Regulation.
The Court’s Final Decision: The President of the Sofia City Court to Provide Info on Delayed Criminal and Civil Cases Decisions 05.02.2014
By decision of 7 January 2014, the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) upheld the decision of the Administrative Court Sofia – City repealing the Sofia City Court President’s refusal to provide to Dorotheya Dachkova (journalist from “Sega” newspaper) information on the delayed criminal and civil cases decisions.