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Regulations for the Transparency Law (ES0036)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Spain Action Plan 2017-2019

Action Plan Cycle: 2017

Status: Inactive

Institutions

Lead Institution: Ministry of Finance and Civil Service

Support Institution(s): Ministries and Public Bodies: Council of Transparency and Good Governance (CTBG) and the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD).; Citizens, Civil Society Organizations, consumer and user representatives and users from the academic world.

Policy Areas

E-Government, Fiscal Transparency, Legislation & Regulation, Right to Information

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

Ministry Responsible: Ministry of Finance and Civil Service; Other actors: Government: Ministries and Public Bodies: Council of Transparency and Good Governance (CTBG) and the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD).; Civil society, private initiative, multilateral and working groups: Citizens, Civil Society Organizations, consumer and user representatives and users from the academic world.; Status quo or problem to be addressed: Law 19/2013, of December 9, on transparency, access to public information and good governance favors the consolidation of a participatory society and represents a new way of understanding the relations between the Administration and the citizens, providing means of accountability, establishing transparency obligations and articulating the right of access to information. Since its entry into force, it has become clear that there is a need to develop aspects of the law by regulatory means.; Main objective: Development of Law 19/2013, of November 9, on transparency, access to public information and good governance with the participation of stakeholders during the period of public consultation and the hearing process.; Brief description of the commitment: The Regulation of the Transparency Law intends to develop some of the provisions of the Law in such a way as to make it possible to define concepts, specify certain provisions and increase legal certainty; Addressed challenge of the OGP
by the commitment: Improvement of public services and increase of public integrity.; Relevance: Transparency and Citizen Participation; Aim: Regulatory development signifies a very important milestone in Transparency and Accountability. It will enable a detailed general action framework to be published so that the information in most demand can be published and with the necessary detail to respond to the needs detected and that have been revealed by different groups. The regulation covers the need to set criteria more in line with reality in both active publication and the exercise of the right of access. For this development, prior public consultation will be held and a hearing process that will enrich the debate and take account of citizen contributions in this regard.


Commitments

  1. Creation of an Open Government Forum

    ES0024, 2017, OGP

  2. Sectoral Commision on Open Government

    ES0025, 2017, Capacity Building

  3. Local Authorities for Transparency and Citizen Participation

    ES0026, 2017, Capacity Building

  4. Open Government Initiatives Abroad

    ES0027, 2017, Audits and Controls

  5. Participatory Web Space on Open Government

    ES0028, 2017, Capacity Building

  6. Observatory on Participation

    ES0029, 2017, Capacity Building

  7. Participatory Budgeting

    ES0030, 2017, E-Government

  8. Young People in Public Policies

    ES0031, 2017, Capacity Building

  9. Transparency Portal and the Right of Access

    ES0032, 2017, Capacity Building

  10. Information Disclosure Program and Its Reuse

    ES0033, 2017, Capacity Building

  11. Citizen’S Folder

    ES0034, 2017, E-Government

  12. ARCHIVE System

    ES0035, 2017, Capacity Building

  13. Regulations for the Transparency Law

    ES0036, 2017, E-Government

  14. Expand Economic-Financial Center

    ES0037, 2017, E-Government

  15. Coordination of the Cadastre and the Land Registry

    ES0038, 2017, Capacity Building

  16. Information on Gender-Based Violence

    ES0039, 2017, Gender

  17. Training of Public Employees

    ES0040, 2017, Capacity Building

  18. Awareness-Raising and Training of Civil Society

    ES0041, 2017, Capacity Building

  19. Education in Open Government

    ES0042, 2017, Capacity Building

  20. Open Justice in Spain

    ES0043, 2017, E-Government

  21. Transparency Portal

    ES0014, 2014, E-Government

  22. Spanish Archives Portal, PARES

    ES0015, 2014, E-Government

  23. Open Education Resources

    ES0016, 2014, Education

  24. Accessibility of National Health System Microdata

    ES0017, 2014, Health

  25. Access to and Re-Use of Geographic Information

    ES0018, 2014,

  26. Programmes on Opening up Information and Its Re-Use in the Public Sector

    ES0019, 2014, E-Government

  27. Portal of the Administration of Justice

    ES0020, 2014, Judiciary

  28. Starred commitment Greater Control and Transparency in Public Grants

    ES0021, 2014, Civic Space

  29. Creation of the Spanish Council on Drug Dependence

    ES0022, 2014, Health

  30. Increased Participation of Sector Stakeholders in Defining the Goals of the National Maritime Rescue Plans.

    ES0023, 2014, Environment and Climate

  31. Starred commitment Law on Transparency, Access to Public Information and Good Governance

    ES0001, 2012, E-Government

  32. Starred commitment Transparency and Accountability in the Official Development Assistance

    ES0002, 2012, Aid

  33. Law of Budgetary Stability and Financial Sustainability

    ES0003, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  34. Law Reform Grants

    ES0004, 2012, Civic Space

  35. E-Justice

    ES0005, 2012, E-Government

  36. Promotion of Social Networks to Facilitate Citizen Participation

    ES0006, 2012, E-Government

  37. Publication of Statistical Data on Crime

    ES0007, 2012, E-Government

  38. Review and Regulatory Simplification

    ES0008, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  39. Starred commitment E-Health

    ES0009, 2012, Health

  40. RED System

    ES0010, 2012, E-Government

  41. Streamlining Environmental Assessment Procedures

    ES0011, 2012, E-Government

  42. Streamlining Procedures for Business Creation

    ES0012, 2012, E-Government

  43. Reduction of Administrative Burdens for Farmers and Ranchers

    ES0013, 2012, Subnational