Ref. Ares(2016)6532189 - 21/11/2016
OFFICE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION AND PAYMENT OF INDIVIDUAL ENTITLEMENTS
PMO/VG Ares (2016)
Mr Arne Semsrott
c/o Open Knowledge Foundation
Subject: Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem N° 2016/6010
We refer to your e-mail dated 25 October 2016 in which you request access to documents,
registered on 26 October 2016 under the above-mentioned reference number. You requested
access to the travel expenses of Commissioner Günther Oettinger, for the period 15 March
2015 to 15 May 2015 inclusive. Your application is currently being handled. However, we
will not be in a position to complete the handling of your application within the time limit of
15 working days, which expires today.
An extended time limit is needed following technical difficulties we are experiencing at the
moment while retrieving the data from our database.
Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in accordance with Article
7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to documents. The new time
limit expires on 12 December 2016.
We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
European Commission - B-1049 Brussels – Belgium - Telephone: (32-2) 299 11 11
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Electronically signed on 21/11/2016 17:48 (UTC+01) in accordance with article 4.2 (Validity of electronic documents) of Commission Decision 2004/563