Ref. Ares(2014)758351 - 17/03/2014
Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology
The Head of Unit
Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No 2014/856
Fair solution to address your application (Article 6 of Regulation
We refer to your email dated 15/02/2014 wherein you make a request for access to
documents, registered on 17/02/2014 under the above mentioned reference number.
The analysis of the document requested cannot be carried out within the normal time limits
set out in Article 7 of Regulation 1049/2001.
However, the Regulation provides for a possibility to confer with applicants in order to
find a fair solution when an application concerns a very large number of documents.
Article 6(3) provides that "in the event of an application relating to a very long document
or to very large number of documents, the institution concerned may confer with the
applicant informally, with a view to finding a fair solution
We propose to handle your application in successive stages. If you accept this proposal,
you could indicate an order of priority, which we will follow as much as possible in
handling your application. You will receive, at regular intervals, batches of documents
which have been cleared for release or a reasoned reply explaining why some documents
cannot be disclosed.
If you have any questions concerning this proposal, you can contact us:
by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
by telephone to: (+32) (0) 22 28 56 53
Thank you in advance for your understanding.
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