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PSI Monitor

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A transparent and publicly accessible database of requests for the re-use of public sector information (PSI).

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A transparent and publicly accessible database of requests for the re-use of public sector information (PSI).

Context

The Directive on the re-use of public sector information, the so called 'PSI Directive', has opened up new sources of public sector information for re-use and has accelerated the roll-out of national open data initiatives.

However, the re-use of a significant number of datasets still require a submission of individual requests for re-use, addressed to public sector bodies of the Member States.
 

Add your PSI request

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Are you an individual, a company or an organisation wanting to use public sector information for a purpose other than the initial public task it was produced for?

Have you submitted a request for reuse to a public sector body?

Let us know how it’s going.

Register to the website and add your PSI request. Your contribution is important.

 

Summary of the legislation

Documents produced by the public sector in the Member States constitute a considerable resource for the benefit of the knowledge economy.

Directive 2003/98/EC as modified by Directive 2013/37/EU sets rules on the re-use and means to facilitate the re-use of existing documents held by public sector bodies.

Open data policies encourage the availability and re-use of public sector information for private or commercial purposes and promote the circulation of information.

 

Relevant National legislation

 

Member States which have adopted specific PSI re-use measures

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

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A transparent and publicly accessible database of requests for the re-use of public sector information.

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