The Swedish Competition Authority argues for improvements to legal framework for re-use of public sector information for commercial purposes (Vidareutnyttjande av handlingar - genomförande av PSI-direktivet )

In a government consultation response dated 25 November 2009, the Swedish Competition Authority argues that the legal framework enabling private companies to re-use information obtained from public sector entities requires essential improvements in order to truly promote a commercial market for public sector information (PSI) [1]. Suggested improvements include the establishment of clear boundaries between the public and commercial tasks of public sector bodies, the appointment of an independent supervisory body and the promotion of active government efforts to simplify PSI access. The government consultation response was issued by the Swedish Competition Authority as part of domestic legislative efforts to ensure effective implementation of the 2003 European Union (EU) Directive on

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Sara Nordin, The Swedish Competition Authority argues for improvements to legal framework for re-use of public sector information for commercial purposes (Vidareutnyttjande av handlingar - genomförande av PSI-direktivet ), 25 November 2009, e-Competitions November 2009, Art. N° 30031

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