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Implementation of the Public Sector Information Directive

The Commission has created a detailed list on how different countries have implemented the Public Sector Information (PSI) directive

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How has each EU member state implemented the rules?

EU Member States have implemented the PSI Directive in different ways.

Some Member States have adopted specific PSI re-use measures:

3 Member States have used a combination of new measures specifically addressing re-use and legislation predating the Directive:

12 Member States have adapted their legislative framework for access to documents to include re-use of PSI:

Please see also the implementation of the PSI Directive in the UK and in EEA countries:

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