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49. Ashot Yeghiazaryan vs. the RA Supreme Certifying Commission


On August 31, 2015, the RA citizen Ashot Yeghiazaryan sent a written information request to the RA Supreme Certifying Commission asking to provide information on his research expertise.

The Commission didn’t answer to the request during the time-frames defined by the RA Law on “Freedom of information”. Thus, Ashot Yeghiazaryan applied to the “Freedom of information center” for receiving legal aid.

On September 30, 2015, Ashot Yeghiazaryan with the support of the FOICA applied to the RA Administrative court with the claim to recognize the SCC’s inaction (failure to provide a response within time-frames defined by the Law) as unlawful, and to oblige the SCC to provide the requested information.

When Ashot Yeghiazaryan had already applied to the court the SCC provided the answer of the request, but the asked information and documents were not provided. Thus, the answer was considered as unlawful, and the citizen continued to insist on the claim.

On November 9, 2016. the RA Administrative Court published its decision, by which satisfied Ashot Yeghiazaryan's claim, recognized the RA Supreme Certifying Commission's inaction as unlawful.


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