Monday, July 11, 2005

Bundesrat gives green light to Federal Freedom of Information Act

"Germany is to receive a Freedom of Information Act: The Bundesrat, the upper chamber of Germany's federal parliament in its Friday meeting decided not to place the odd stumbling block in the path of the prestige project of the still ruling coalition of Social Democrats (SPD) and Green Party which had only narrowly been approved by the Bundestag, the federal parliament's lower chamber, ahead of the pre-arranged vote of confidence in the Chancellor designed to pave the way for a general election."

Read more at Heise online

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