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Slovakia / Supreme Court / 5Sžo/17/2011 and 5Sžo/20/2011

A. v Rector of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University

Policy area:
Culture
Deciding Body type:
National Court/Tribunal
Deciding Body:
Slovakia / Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic
Type:
Decision
Decision date:
23/02/2012

Key facts of the case:

The Supreme Court ruled on the judgment of the Regional Court in Košice by which the Defendant´s decision was approved. Judgement issued by the Regional Court in Košice confirmed the decision of the University to limit the Applicant’s freedom of information and refused to send him a copy of the entrance exam text. According to the Supreme Court´s decision, the Defendant shall proceed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act and disclose information to the Applicant. In case the Defendant will continue to restrict the information, the decision must be adequately justified.