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Access to information for the performance of public duties

State and local government agencies and legal or natural persons have the right to access information in the population register for the performance of public duties. Public duties are duties conferred on state or local government agencies or legal or natural persons to be fulfilled according to an act or another type of legislation drafted in accordance with an act.

In order to gain access to the information in the population register for the performance of public duties, it is required to enter into a data processing contract as stipulated in section 19 of the Population Register Act. To conclude the contract, the applicant must submit a corresponding request to the Ministry of the Interior, using its official form, signed by a signatory and stating the following:

  • the justified purpose, time and manner of using the information;
  • the composition and amount of the requested information;
  • the method of access requested;
  • a confirmation that the information received will only be used for the purpose, during the time and in the manner requested.
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Last updated: 28 December 2015