Article%4:!Competent!employee!–!the!institution!needs!to!appoint!a!competent!staff!to!look!into!the!
requests!for!access!to!information,!provide!him!with!the!required!powers!to!search!and!access!the!
information,!and!undertake!necessary!training!to!carry!out!his!job.!
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Article%5:!Information!Management!and!Storage!–Institutions!shall!manage!and!store!information!in!
their!possession!in!an!orderly!manner!to!facilitate!information!retrieval,!and!shall!store!information!
electronically!whenever!possible.!
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Chapter%2%–%Principals%of%the%right%to%access%of%Information%
Article%6:!Duty!to!publish!!
The!institutions!need!to!publish!yearly!reports!that!include!the!following:!!
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1. Administrative!and!financial!information!about!the!mechanism!of!action!of!the!institution!that!
includes!the!expenditure,!goals,!audited!accounts,!budgets,!work!procedures!and!the!
relationship!with!the!audience!beneficiaries,!and!the!achievements!and!obstacles!
2. The!yearly!reports!need!to!include!at!least!the!following!information!
a. Administrative!information!about!the!mechanism!of!action!of!the!institutions!that!
includes!the!expenditure,!the!aims’!the!decisions,!accomplishment,!and!difficulties!that!
encountered!the!course!of!work!and!the!auditing.!!
b. General!policy!and!special!projects!of!the!institution!that!has!been!implemented!and!
which!have!not!been!implemented!and!the!reasons!for!non=implementation!
c. Any!other!information!that!the!commissioner!find!important!to!publish.!!
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Article%7:!publishing!the!industrial!institution’s!reports!
Industrial!institutions,!public!and!private,!to!publish!semi=annual!reports!showing!by!at!least!the!
following!information:!
1. The!location!(s),!nature!and!danger!of!toxic!substances!utilized.!
2. The!amount!of!emissions!from!manufacturing!
3. Means!of!waste!disposal.!
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Article%8:!Opening!the!general!meetings!to!the!public!
When!an!institutions!sets!its!public!meetings!to!the!public!it!needs!to!announce!the!date!and!place!of!
this!meeting!and!its!purpose,!and!the!public!should!not!be!prevented!from!attending!this!meeting,!the!
public!may!not!be!prohibited!from!attending!these!meetings,!except!in!cases!stipulated!under!this!Law.!
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Article%9:!Protection!of!Informant!
1. The!assigned!employee!who!informs!the!commissioner!of!irregularities!or!breaches!of!the!law!
needs!to!be!protected,!and!shall!not!be!subjected!to!an!investigation!or!held!accountable!or!any!
punishment!personal!or!functional.!
2. The!commissioner!would!issue!the!proper!instruction!on!how!to!protect!the!informant!who!is!
working!in!good!well.!!
Article%10:!The!protection!of!journalist’s!sources!
Journalists'!information!sources!may!not!be!disclosed!unless!the!sources!wish!to!be!identified,!or!in!
cases!where!a!court!orders!source!disclosure!to!prevent!a!criminal!offense!or!if!the!court!has!available!
data!to!indicate!that!the!journalist!got!this!information!in!a!manner!contrary!to!the!law,!and!in!this!case,!
the!source!of!information!is!allowed!to!require!the!court!to!keep!his!name!secret.!!
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Article%11:!The!responsibility!of!publishing!secret!information!!

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