Welcome to our new website! If this is the first time you are logging in on the new site, you will need to reset your password. Please contact us at email@example.com if you need assistance.
Your membership opens the door to free learning resources on demand. Check out the Member Knowledge Center for free webcasts, publications and online courses.
Hear from leaders around the globe as they share insights about their experiences and lessons learned throughout their certification journey.
Posted 21 May 2012 | By Ansis Helmanis,
Greater transparency is an integral part of the reorganization of Brazil's national regulatory agency, Anvisa, and the agency will now release upon written request copies of all documents in its possession, other than those classified as confidential.
The Access to Information Law (Law No. 12.527/2011) establishes as a fundamental principle the constitutional right of public access to public information. The Law is now in effect according to the ordinance published on 18 May that notes requests for information must be responded to within 5 working days by the Anvisa organizational unit responsible for the document.
The only charge for the service will be the cost of reproduction of the requested documents.
Information About How to Obtain Public Information
Tags: Access to Information Law, Freedom of Information, FOIA, Transparency, information
Regulatory Focus newsletters
All the biggest regulatory news and happenings.