Law no. 84/2016, “On the Provisional Revision of Judges and Prosecutors in the Republic of Albania”, Article 7 of Law no. 119/2014, “On the Right to Information” (LDI) and the “Transparency Model Program”, approved by Order no. 14, dated 22.1.2015, of the Commissioner for the Right to Information and Protection of Personal Data, has been prepared the Transparency Program for the Institution of Public Commissioners .Through this program, the Institution of Public Commissioners aims to build and increase transparency during the process of transitional re-evaluation of the subjects.. The Transparency Program will be periodically updated, in accordance with item 2, Article 5 of the LDI. The information published in this program aims to make the transparency of the work of this institution through detailed reflection on the official website: ikp.al

 

I. INTRODUCTION

The Transparency Program  of  Public Commissioner is prepared  in compliance with Law No. 84/2016 “ On the Transitional Re-evaluation of Judges and  Prosecutors  in  the Republic of Albania”,  Article  7 of Law no. 119/2014 “ On the right to information”  (LRI) and the model  Transparency  Program ” approved by order No. 14, dated, 22.01.2015  of  Commissioner’s office on the Right to Information and Protection of Personal Data.  PC aims by implementing the transparency program to set up and increase the transparency level during the process of transitional re-evaluation of assesses. The Transparency Program shall be periodically updated in compliance with Article 5 of Law on the Right to Information.  The information published in this program is intended to make the SQC activity transparent by a detailed reflection of data published under PC website www.ikp.al  The Transparency Program published in menu, texts/contents also contains time limits and the way the information is made available to public as well as the responsible structure  for issuance and maintenance /administration of  documents.  The publication scheme, noted by the contents, indicates the menu where the document is published by its official website.  Furthermore, any document shall be accessible to public through this publication scheme.  As published under the official website menu are also found data which contain restrictions on the identification of personal data due to the protection provided on the privacy of persons/ subject of the data, etc.  The publication scheme is presented by the table of contents noted in this program.

 

II. GENERAL PRINCIPLES

Main principles where PC Transparency Program relies are the following:

  1. “The right to information” is a constitutional right foreseen by Article 23 of the Constitution accessible by any person without exception.
  2.  The assumption of maximal publication of data: The PC shall exercise public functions and the information issued from the exercise of its activity is published in accordance with the legislation in force, consequently.
  3. The rigorous/ correct implementation of Constitution, Law No. 84/2016 “On the Transitional Revaluation of Judges and Prosecutors in the Republic of Albania and legal provisions that regulate the SQC activity, specifically.
  4.  The information is prepared in easily comprehensible and accessible formats.
  5. The competent authority for supervising public information procedures is the Commissioner for the Right to Information and Protection of Personal Data.
  6. The revision of the transparency program shall occur through the same procedure as its approval.
  7.  Information made available to public ex officio must be:
  • complete;
  • accurate;
  • updated;
  • easy to consult,
  • comprehensible;
  • easily accessible;
  • in compliance with the original documents possessed by the public authority

 

III. INFORMATION MADE PUBLIC AVAILABLE EX OFFICIO

The information consented for publication is expressively foreseen by Article 7 of the Law no.119/2014.

The PC in compliance with the Transparency Program approved, makes the information available to public by its official website, www.ikp.al, for information categories, as below:

The information consented for publication is expressively foreseen by Article 7 of the Law no.119/2014.

The PC in compliance with the Transparency Program approved, makes the information available to public by its official website, www.ikp.al, for information categories, as below:

 

  • The organizational structure of public authority;
  • Complete texts of conventions being ratified by the Republic of Albania, laws, by-law acts, codes of conduct, every policy document, manual or any other document bearing a connection with the assumption of SQC functions and affecting the broad public;
  • Information on the procedures to be followed to file an application for information, postal and electronic address for lodging applications for information, as well as the appeal procedures against the respective decision;
  • Data on the location of offices of the public sector body, working hours, name and contacts of the coordinator for the right to information;
  • Data on the education, qualifications and salaries of functionaries, being subject to the obligation of declaring their assets according to the law, structures of salaries for other members of staff, as well as a description of the selection procedures, powers and tasks of the senior functionaries and the procedure they follow to make the decisions
  • Monitoring and controlling mechanisms operating above the public authority, including the strategic work plans, auditing reports of the High State Audit or other entities, as well as the documents containing indicators of the performance of the public authority;
  • Information on the procurement procedures, including: the list of concluded contracts; contracted amount; contracting parties and the description of contracted services or goods; information on implementing and monitoring the contracts, information on the services that the public authority makes available to the public, including the standards on the service quality;  frequently asked documents and information; any other information deemed as useful by the public authority;
  • Any mechanism or procedure for filing the applications and complains, in connection with the actions or omissions of the public authority; any mechanism or procedure, by which the interested persons may submit their opinions or have an impact in any other way on the drafting of laws, public policies or assumption of the functions of SQC as well as  information categories made available to public ex officio;
  • The PC shall create, keep and make public a specific record, reflecting the entire applications for information and the information made available in response. This register shall be updated every 3 months and it shall be made public on the internet site of the public sector body, as well as in the premises of the public sector body for the reception of the public. The identity of the applicants shall not be reflected in the register.
  • The PC shall also create and archive a digital copy of its official internet site, filled out with information being required in the approved transparency program, as well as on the methods, mechanisms and periodicity of the public information publication, being made available to the public ex officio;
  • The acts contain rules, norms or restrictions of the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual, as well as with a direct impact on them shall be made public by posting in the official internet site, within 48 hours since the approval of the act by SQC. The information made public available according to this publication scheme is constantly updated as many times as it changes.

 

 

 

IV. TABLE OF CONTENTS OF PUBLIC COMMISSIONERS TRANSPARENCY PROGRAM

 

Categories of public information without request Legal basis Document/Content Publication timeline Publication process The Responsible structure for drafting material or their enabling
Description of organizational structure

Description of functions and assignments  of the Institution of  Public Commissioners

Article 7/1/a Decisions of the Assembly of the Republic of Albania

Organizational chart

Chart of functions, assignments and competences of directors/rates and component structures

Shortly after its publication in the Official Gazette

Immediate effect

On PC official website, in the menu “About us”

 

In the official website in the menus: “About us” & “Legislation”

Economic & Support Service Directorate/ Human Resource Specialist

Economic & Support Service Directorate / Human Resource Specialist

International Acts,
laws;
by-law acts;
regulations; policy documents
Article 7/1/b Laws, by-law acts, decisions of the  Head of the Institution/Internal regulation Shortly after its publication in the Official Gazette

Shortly after its order of approval issued by PC

On PC official website, in the menu “Legislation” Coordinator for the Right to Information in cooperation with the Economic and Support Services Directorate & Directorate of Management of Cases and Public Relations
Informacion për procedurat që duhen ndjekur për të bërë një kërkesë për informim, adresën postare dhe elektronike për depozitimin e kërkesave për informim, si dhe procedurat e ankimit të vendimit Article 7/1/c/g Request Form:

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

Complaint Form:

COMPLAINT FORM

Address: The Institution of Public Commissioners

Boulevard “ Dëshmorët e Kombit”

Administrative Unit no.5;

Postal Code: 1019, no.8;

Tiranë, Albania

Office hours:

Monday– Thursday, 08:00 a.m. – 16:30 p.m.

Friday 08:00 a.m. – 14:00 p.m.

e-mail: info@ikp.al

Following the approval of the Transparency Program.

 

Shortly after, in case of amendments

On PC official website, in the menu “Transparency”/ “Transparency Program”

 

 

On PC official website, in the menu “Transparency”/ “Transparency Program”

Coordinator for the Right to Information in cooperation with the Economic and Support Services Directorate, & the Directorate of Public Relations and Management of Cases
Information on the location  of the PC, office hours, name and contacts of the Coordinator for the Right to Information Article 7/1/ç Address: The Institution of Public Commissioners

Boulevard “ Dëshmorët e Kombit”

Administrative Unit no.5;

Postal Code: 1019, no.8;

Tiranë, Albania

Office hours:

Monday– Thursday, 08:00 a.m. – 16:30 p.m.

Friday 08:00 a.m. – 14:00 p.m.

 Coordinator for the Right to Information

Shortly after the approval of assignment order of the Coordinator for the Right to Information On PC official website, in the menu “Contact” Management of Cases & Public Relations Directorate/ Coordinator for the Right to Information
Data on the education, qualifications and salaries of officials, whereon established by law to the declaration of assets, payment structures to other employees, and description of the admittance, competences, procedures, and tasks of senior officials’ of PC, and the procedure followed to make decisions Article 7/1/d Data on the qualification of Public Commissioners

Data on the qualifications of Legal & Economic Advisors 

Data on the qualifications of the Chancellor

Assembly Decisions

Admittance procedures, competences / Chancellor

Admittance procedures, competences / Legal Service Unit

Shortly after its publication in the Official Gazette

 

Updated upon each appointment act

 

On PC official website, in the menu “About us”  

Economic & Support Services Directorate/ Human Resource Specialist

 

Monitoring mechanisms; audit reports, performance indicator  documents Article 7/1/dh Audit & Monitoring Reports  ALSAI (KLSH)

 

Shortly after the submission to the PC or publication on the official website of the monitoring and auditing authority On PC official website, in the menu “Transparency”/ “Transparency Program” Economic & Support Services Directorate/ Finance Specialist
Budget Article 7/1/e Budget

Reports

Shortly after the adoption of Budget Law and reports of  the monitoring  every second – quarter On PC official website, in the menu “Transparency”/ “Transparency Program” Economic & Support Services Directorate/ Finance Specialist
Data on procurement process Article 7/1/ë Procurement register foreseen / performance procurement

 

Enforcement of the Contracts

Upon submission and approval of  PPA (APP) On PC official website, in the menu “Transparency”/ “Transparency Program” Economic & Support Services Directorate/ Finance Specialist and Procurement Responsible Authority
PC services enabled to the Public Article 7/1/f Request Form:

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

Public Denunciations

Updated periodically On PC official website, in the menu “Transparency”/ “Transparency Program”

On PC official website of: www.ikp.al  in the icon: “Denounce”

Economic & Support Services Directorate/ Public Reception Specialist/

Coordinator for the Right to Information

Opinions submitted on draft-acts , etc. Article  7/1/gj  Draft-act & draft-bylaws; Draft Strategy  Shortly after drafting On PC official website, in the menu “Transparency” Management of Cases, Media & Public Relations Directorate/ Coordinator for the Right to Information
Retention of documentation in the PC Article 7/1/h Chart Upon chart approval On PC official website, in the menu “Transparency” Economic & Support Services Directorate/ Protocol /Archive Specialist
 Register of Requests and Responses, under Article 8 of Law no. 119/2014 Article 7/1/i Chart

REGISTRATION OF INFORMATION FOR REQUIREMENTS 

 Updated periodically On PC official website, in the menu   “Transparency” Management of Cases, Media & Public Relations Directorate/ Coordinator for the Right to Information
Additional data priority required Article 7/1/k STATISTICAL REPORTS

Announcement

Appeals

No-appeals

Recommendations

About us

Vacancies

Denounce Form:

PUBLIC DENOUNCE FORM

Updated periodically

 

Upon model approval

 

 

Permanent State

On PC official website, in the menu   “Transparency”

 

On PC official website, in the menu   “Denounce”

Management of Cases, Media & Public Relations Directorate/ Coordinator for the Right to Information
Other useful data Article 7/1/l Protection of personal data

Complaint Form:

Complaint form for personal data protection

Awareness- raising materials

Events

Upon the PC approval

 

Permanent State

 

 

On PC official website, in the menu   “Legislation”

 

On PC official website, in the menu   “Transparency”

 

Coordinator for the Right to Information

 

 

V. PUBLICATION   

In accordance with the approval of this Transparency Program, the PC has made available to the public on its website [www.ikp.al]and in the public reception premises, the above categories in a specific menu titled: “Transparency”.

VI. MONITORING

The Commissioner, on the Right to Information and Protection of Personal Data monitors the implementation of the law “On the right to information”, promoting the principle of transparency in the work of public authorities, particularly by sensitizing and informing about the right to information.

The Commissioner, provides recommendations to public authorities regarding the conception and implementation of the Institutional Transparency Programs.