Public access to documents
Citizens of the European Union and natural or legal persons residing or having their registered office in a Member State, have the right of access to EIT documents under Article 255(1) of the EC Treaty and Article 2(1) of Regulation (EC) No. 1049/2001 in accordance with detailed rules laid out in the decision adopted by the Governing Board on 17 October 2008. This right to access concerns documents held by the EIT, that is to say, documents drawn up or received by the EIT and in its possession.
Pursuant to article 2(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, citizens of third countries not residing in a Member State and legal persons not having their registered office in a Member State, shall enjoy the right of access to EIT documents on the same terms as the beneficiaries referred to in Article 255(1) of the EC Treaty and Article 2(1) of Regulation (EC) No. 1049/2001.
Applications for access to a document should be sent using the application form found here to the following email address, firstname.lastname@example.org, clearly stating the reference ‘Application for access to EIT documents’.
Alternatively, print and send the application form by post to:
Access to EIT Documents
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