LEGAL ASPECTS OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT:
Legal Aspects of Information Management
Chair of Administrative Law
The Legal Aspects of Information Management
Study: Public administration - 2. semester
Code: 111490
ECTS: 3.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Marko Šikić
izv. prof. dr. sc. Goranka Lalić Novak
izv. prof. dr. sc. Anamarija Musa
izv. prof. dr. sc. Lana Ofak
Lecturers: dr. sc. Alen Rajko , pred. - Lectures
Exam dates:
  • 28. 01. 2020.
  • 11. 02. 2020.
  • 21. 04. 2020.
  • 02. 06. 2020.
  • 16. 06. 2020.
  • 30. 06. 2020.
  • 01. 09. 2020.
  • 15. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
The Legal Aspects of Information Management Public administration - 2. semester
3.0 111490
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Marko Šikić

Wdenesdays from 4PM-5:30PM

Ćirilometodska 4, room 25, I. kat
izv. prof. dr. sc. Goranka Lalić Novak

Mondays at 16:00-17:30h

Gundulićeva 10, room 17
izv. prof. dr. sc. Anamarija Musa

via e-mail amusa@pravo.hr 

Ćirilometodska 4, room 32
izv. prof. dr. sc. Lana Ofak

Wednesdays from 10:30AM-12PM

Ćirilometodska 4, room 3/prizemno
Lecturer Consultations Location
dr. sc. Alen Rajko , pred. (Lectures)
Literature
Musa, Anamarija; Pravni i institucionalni aspekti prava na pristup informacijama; Arbutina, H., Rogić Lugarić, T., Zbornik radova u čast umirovljenja prof.dr. Jure Šimovića, Zagreb, Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (2017)
Ofak, Lana; Pravo na pristup informacijama o okolišu: mjerodavni propisi za rješavanje zahtjeva i definicije; Boban, M., Britvić Vetma, B. Pravo na pristup informacijama i zaštita osobnih podataka, Split: Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Splitu (2016)
Rajko, Alen; Informacijsko upravno pravo (Pravo na pristup informacijama, Zaštita osobnih i tajnih podataka); TEB: Zagreb (2011), str. 11-29, 36-55, 64-85, 93-108, 118-149, 182.-185
Musa, A., Ofak, L., Rajko, A.; Pravni aspekti upravljanja informacijama - Zbirka propisa i materijal); Pravni fakultet (2020)
Zakon o pravu na pristup informacijama, NN 25/13, 85/15;
Zakon o zaštiti osobnih podataka, NN 106/12 (proč.tekst) (čl. 1., 2., 5-12., 14., 18-26.);
Zakon o tajnosti podataka, NN 79/07, 86/12 (čl. 1-30.);
Zakon o zaštiti tajnosti podataka (čl. 19.-27.), NN 108/96, 79/07;
Zakon o arhivskom gradivu i arhivima, NN 105/97, 64/00, 65/09, 125/11 (čl. 1-28);
Zakon o medijima (čl. 3-, 4., 6., 7, 16-19, 21-23, 27-30., 40., 41., 56., 57.);
Uredba o uredskom poslovanju, NN 7/09 (čl. 1-7.);
Description
The course gives insight into information management in public administration from the legal point of view. The course is taught through 6 5-hours meetings or 2 5-hours meetings for part-time students.
Basic legal aspects of information in public administration; publicness of administration; contacts between public administration and citizens. Basic framework of information legislature; information resorts (departments). "Information provisions" of the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia: the protection of privacy and personal data; freedom of opinion and speech; the right to complaint; freedom of scientific, cultural, and artistic expression; publicness of the sessions of the Croatian Parliament and court hearings; publicizing the regulations. The right to access public sector information. The protection of personal data. Confidential (classified) information (levels of confidentiality; classifying and declassifying the information; access to classified information, protection of classified information; business and professional secret). Media law. The relations of public administration and the public. Records management. Introduction to ICT in public administration and communications within public administration. (Un)availability of public sector information - summary: general systematisation of information (un)availability; the criteria of (un)availability; the procedure of protecting the right to access information; terminological boundaries.
Exam dates
28. 01. 2020.
11. 02. 2020.
21. 04. 2020.
02. 06. 2020.
16. 06. 2020.
30. 06. 2020.
01. 09. 2020.
15. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

Knowledge and understanding

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- explain main legal institutes in the area of information management and especially explain the importance of proposer information management and the importance of respecting the principle of pubicity of administration;

- define basic framework of Croatian information legislation with special emphasis on Croatian rules that regulate access to information;

- identify the rule and norm that needs to be applied in an individual case of access to information

- describe basic institutes of media law.

 

Application

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- manage domestic legal sources related to information management;

- apply acquired knowledge about norms to concrete situations that can appear in office work;

- use international legal framework that regulates the area of information management;

- demonstrate reasons for (un)availability of public sector information.

 

 

Analysis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- compare international rules that regulate access to public sector information and Croatian legislation, examine their adjustment and recognise potential ommission of the Croatian legislation;

- distinguish between different levels of secrecy of data and explain legal regulation of access to and protection of secret data;

- analyse how informatisation of administration influences communication within administration, manner of information management and principle of openness of administration;

- examine legality and regularity of protection of personal data.

 

Synthesis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- generalise the influence of international legislative framework to domestic legislation and practice in the area of information management;

- propose a change of domestic norms in case of observed weaknesses of individual legal solutions;

- anticipate what would happen is the principle of publicity of administration was not honoured;

- formulate consequences of the violation of international legal framework.

 

Evaluation

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- asses the role and influnce of the media in modern society;

- evaluate the manner of action in administration and public sector in the area of information management;

- examine the manner of application of relevant law to a certain case;

- evaluate the future development of legal regulation in the area of information management under the influence of acquis communautaire.

Practical and Generic Skills:

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- express themselves clearly and precisely, demonstrating acquired learning outcomes;

- argument their standpoints;

- adjust to the changes in the Croatian legal system due to the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union;

- develop learning abilities.

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge is tested by an oral examination.

Oral examination consists of testing the student's ability to: define basic concepts and institutes of legal aspects of information management, reproduce the contents ofprocedures through which the access to information is realised and terms of restriction, compare concepts, their meanings and explanatory scopes, outline possible solution to a problem by the application of a relevant rule. The students at the same time have to demonstrate the ability to understand basic concepts, theories and regulation, their comparisons and demonstrating the possibility of application.