About FOI

Georgia’s Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation has been comparatively well-established. The right to access government information has been a part of the Administrative Code of Georgia since 1999, with various changes including the amendments requiring public agencies to proactively disclose information and establishing citizens right to request and receive public information electronically. Through the signing of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) accord and the development of an OGP action plan covering some aspects of FOI, the transparency policy of the government has experienced further highlighting.

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