In pursuance of the Law of Ukraine on Access to Public Information and the Decree of the President of Ukraine of 05.05.11 # 547 The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution of 25.05.11 54 583 Issues of ensuring access to public information by the executive authorities The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, central and local executive bodies ”, which approved the approximate form of the request for information and the approximate procedure for drawing up and submitting requests for information.
According to the Law on Access to Public Information, a response to an information request must be provided no later than five working days from the date of receipt of the request. If the request concerns the provision of a large amount of information or requires the search for information among a significant amount of data, the period of consideration of the request may be extended to 20 working days with justification for such extension.
Pursuant to Article 23 of the Law on Access to Public Information, decisions, actions or omissions of information controllers may be appealed to the head of the controller, a higher body or a court.
Appeals against decisions, actions or omissions of information managers to the court are carried out in accordance with the Code of Administrative Procedure of Ukraine.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs has established the following form of request for information and the procedure for its submission. In order to ensure the realization of the right of citizens to access public information, the Department of Access to Public Information has been established in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. A request from a person for information is made in any form. It is obligatory to indicate: