Access to Information Programme
Legal Opinion on the Bill on the Protection of the Environment, Drafted by the Ministry of Environment and Water
17/10/2001
The Legal Opinion On the Bill on the Protection of the Environment, Chapter Two - concerning the access to information), Drafted by the Ministry of Environment and Water
October 2001.


The opinion is based on the comparison of the existing national legislation:

  • Protection of the Environment Act - Promulgated in The State Gazette, No. 86 of 18 October 1991; Latest amendments, The State Gazette, No. 26 of 20 March 2001;
  • Access to Public Information Act of 7 July 2000;
  • Other laws regulating restrictions on the right of access to information, as well as draft legislation in the same sphere;
  • the relevant acquis communautaire, more specifically: Directive 90/313;
  • Proposal for Directive of the European Parliament and the Council for Public Access to Environmental Information (2000) 402,
  • and the international multilateral agreements setting standards in this sphere: Aarhus Convention on the Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice on Environmental Matters (non-ratified).


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Analysis of the Montenegrin draft Access to Information Law
30/04/2001
Analysis of the Montenegrin draft Access to Information Law with regard to the provisions of the Public Information Law and the international Standards for the freedom of information.
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