Christiana Maria Mauro

Dear María Oliván Avilés, Head of Unit,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

Earlier this year, DG SANTE identified 73 documents as falling within the scope of request GESTDEM 2020/5856 (member state penalties). It granted, upon consultation with the third parties, full access to 60 documents and partial access to 13 documents on March 19, 2021.

Can you provide me in digital format all member state penalty provisions in line with Art 139 of Regulation 2017/625 and shared with the individual requesting these documents?

Yours faithfully,

Christiana Maria Mauro

SANTE-ACCESS-TO-DOCUMENTS@ec.europa.eu, Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit

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Dear Madam,

 

Thank you for your e-mail of 12 May 2021. We hereby acknowledge receipt of
your application for access to documents, which was registered on 14 May
2021 under reference number GESTDEM 2021/3158.

 

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on 8
June 2021. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.

 

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Yours faithfully,

 

 

SANTE ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS

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European Commission
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Christiana Maria Mauro

Dear [email address],

According to Article 7.3 of Regulation 1049 on access to EU documents: In exceptional cases, for example in the event of an application relating to a very long document or to a very large number of documents, the time-limit provided for in paragraph 1 may be extended by 15 working days, provided that the applicant is notified in advance and that detailed reasons are given. Thus, EU institutes must offer detailed reasons for delaying a response.

May we have a detailed answer as to why this request demanded an extension of the time limit when the requested documents have already been identified and released to one person?

DG SANTE identified 73 documents as falling within the scope of request GESTDEM 2020/5856. And upon consultation with the third parties it already granted full access to 60 documents and partial access to 13 documents on March 19, 2021.

Can you provide us in digital format all member state penalty provisions in line with Art 139 of Regulation 2017/625 and shared with the individual requesting these documents?

Yours sincerely,

Christiana Maria Mauro