State Archival Service of Ukraine
    State Archives of Donetsk Oblast

Access to Public Information

Basic information

The work to ensure the right of everyone to have access to public information in the State Archives of Donetsk Oblast conducted in accordance with the Law of Ukraine "On Access to Public Information".

Responsible for the provision of public information -
Chief Specialist of Department of Using of Documents' Information

Requests for public information may be submitted orally, in writing or other form (by mail, fax, telephone, e-mail).
Applicants may be individuals or legal entities, associations of citizens without legal personality, except for subjects of power. A request for information may be individual or collective.

A written request for public information supplied by completing the template query to public information or in any form and shall contain:
  • last name, first name (name) of the applicant, address or e-mail and the number of communications (phone);
  • general description of the information or type, name, contact details, the content of the document with respect to which a request is made;
  • signature and date.

  • Information on request is provided free of charge.
    If satisfying the information request requires producing more than 10 pages of document copies, the requester must compensate the actual copying and printing expenses.
    The State Archives must provide a reply to the information request within five working days of receiving the request.
    Term review of the request may be extended with a justification for such extension. On prolongation of the applicant shall be informed in writing no later than five working days from the date of receipt of the request.

    The information administrator has the right to refuse satisfying a request. The refusal to grant a request for information substantiating refusal provided in writing.

    Forms for submission (written, oral, by e-mail) request for public information from individuals and legal entities, associations of citizens without legal status.

    The list of State Archives documents that contain public information

    Explanations for the implementation of the Law of Ukraine "On Access to Public Information" in archival institutions

    The Law of Ukraine "On Access to Public Information" defines the procedure for access information possessed by power entities, other administrators of public information.
    Archival institutions are not stewards of public information, which creates an organ executive authorities, enterprises, institutions. Starting from the basic work tasks, archives provide the formation, registration, storage and use of documents of the National Archival Fund as retrospective information.
    For execution of requests for information, which was received in archival institutions, subject to the norms of the Law of Ukraine "On the National Archive Fund and Archives" , of the Law of Ukraine "On Citizens’ Appeals" , of the Law of Ukraine "On Information" .

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