"Each public body and relevant private body must publish the following information produced by or in relation to that body within 30 days of the information being generated or received by that body: manuals, policies, procedures or rules or similar instruments which have been prepared for, or are used by, officers of the body in discharging that body’s functions, exercising powers and handling complaints, making decisions or recommendations or providing advice to persons outside the body with respect to rights, privileges or benefits, or to obligations, penalties or other detriments, to or for which persons may be entitled. "
DocumentACHPR: Model Law on Access to Information for Africa, art. 7.1(A)
- Everyone has the right to seek and receive information.
- The election management process should be transparent.
- Electoral legislation should be made widely available to the public for review.
- Electoral documents should be publicly accessible and should be accurate.
- Parties should submit reports at regular intervals.
- States should proactively put in the public domain government information of public interest.