29 October 2007

With a decision as of October 2007, the Administrative Court in Yambol repealed the tacit refusal of the Mayor of Yambol. Three times during the year, the Mayor of the Municipality of Yambol had instructed the journalist Diana Boncheva from the local newspaper Tundza to particularize her request for access to information. The journalist particularized two times that she wanted access to the documents related to the presence of the mayor at his working place for a certain period of time. After the third “misunderstanding” of the request, the refusal of the mayor was challenged in the court. The court repealed the tacit refusal as an unacceptable legal phenomenon.