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Access to Information (Art.32)

32. (1) Everyone has the right of access to -

  1. any information held by the state; and
  2. any information that is held by another person and that is required for the exercise or protection of any rights.

(2) National legislation must be enacted to give effect to this right, and may provide for reasonable measures to alleviate the administrative and financial burden on the state.

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European Court of Human Rights
Article 10 of the European Convention

European Union

Wilhelm Mecklenburg v Kreis Pinneberg,  June 17, 1998, Case 321/96.


United States

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