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Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka

Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral

Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka

Right to the access of information

THE CATALOGUE OF INFORMATION OF THE MARITIME AND HISTORY MUSEUM OF THE CROATIAN LITTORAL RIJEKA
The catalogue of information is organised in accordance with the provisions of the law about the access of information (“Official Gazette” 172/03, 144/10, 37/11, 77/11) about the facilitation and insurance of the right to the access of information for all national and foreign natural and legal persons (from hereinafter: the user’s right to information) via open and public operations the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka (in Croatian: Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka) (from hereinafter: PPMHP), as an entity of public government whose programmes or activities are defined by law as a public interest and are wholly or partly financed from state budget or from the budget of entities of local and regional governments. The right to the access of information is achieved in the manner and procedure confirmed in the law of the right to the access of information, secondary legislation passed on the basis of the aforementioned law, as well as on the basis of other laws, secondary regulations and general acts. The right to the access of information includes the right of the user to search for and obtain information and the obligation of PPMHP is to enable access to the sought after information and that it regularly publishes information about it when there does not exist a special requirement for such a release constituting the obligation defined by the law or other general regulations. Information is considered as written, drawn, painted, printed, recorded, magnetic, optical, electronic or other records of data in an individual subject that makes up a substantial whole, and which the PPMHP owns, creates, manages and oversees.

Basic information about the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka

Title of the entity of public authority: Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka (PPMHP) (The Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka)
Headquarters: Muzejski trg 1, 51000 Rijeka
Director: Tea Perinčić Ph.D
Telephone: 051/213-578, 553-666, 553-667 Fax: 051/213-578 E-mail: uprava[at]ppmhp.hr; info[at]ppmhp.hr
Website: www.ppmhp.hr Registered number: 06230677933

PPMHP holds the status of a public institution and it performs its activity as a public service. The museum carries out it activity in accordance with the law about museums and the law of the protection of cultural heritage, and the museum councils network of other levels according to the law of museums (OG 142/98) and the regulations about the method and measures for integration into the system of museums of the Republic of Croatia (OG 120/02). The founder of the PPMHP is Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, and the rights and obligations of the founder are conducted by the Assembly of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County based on the resolution of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia Class: 023-03/94-01-65, Registered number: 532-03-3/1-94-01 of 22nd February 1994. PPMHP possesses information that arises from the scope of the museum’s work. The activity of PPMHP includes:

  • the systematic collection, preservation and research of objects and collections important for history, the history of maritime affairs and culture, ethnography and archaeology of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County and its peripheral regions.
  • expert and scientific analysis and systemisation into collections,
  • the permanent protection of museum material, museum documentation, museum localities and sites, their direct and indirect presentation to the public via permanent and temporary exhibitions.
  • the release of information and insights of the museum material and museum documentation via expert, scientific and other communicative media,
  • supplementary education of youngsters and adults in collaboration with educational and similar institutions
  • the restoration and conservation of objects,
  • photo laboratory operations and similar business and services,
  • the rental of free space, aids and museum materials for exhibitions, cultural and other purposes,
  • other business determined by law and the statute of PPMHP.

The contents of the PPMHP catalogue enables and provides users the right to the access of information about:

  • the general acts of the PPMHP (the statute, regulations, business and decisions which regulate certain issues from the activities of the PPMHP)
  • the work of the Administrative and Professional Council (minutes of meetings, decisions, conclusions)
  • the expenses of works and sources of finance (financial plans and reports)
  • museum activities (information about the activities and programmes)
  • museum material and museum documentation in accordance with the regulations with which the museum’s activity is determined, the Law of Museums (OG 142/98, OG 65/09) and the Regulations about the conditions and method of access to the museum’s documentation (OG 115/01)
  • documentation from obligatory-legal conditions with legal and private parties
  • tender documentation about the implementation procedures of public procurement

The method and time limits of achieving the right to the access of information
PPMHP informs the public about the organisation of work, the conditions of work and method of performing business from its activities by giving information by means of public announcements. In addition to this, users have the right to the access of information by the submission of an oral or written request to the PPMHP, or an information officer. The application form to achieve the right to the access of information is available at: www.ppmhp.hr and the Facebook page of the PPMHP. Written request:

  • By post to the museum’s address, Muzejski trg 1, 51 000 Rijeka
  • Via e-mail to uprava[at]ppmhp.hr.
  • Via fax to +385 51 213-578

Oral request:

  • via telephone number: + 385 51213578
  • at the records office at the premises of the PPMHP on Monday and Wednesday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

If the request is in an oral form, it will be entered into the logbook, whilst if it is submitted via the telephone or other telecommunications device it will be entered in the official notes. PPMHP, in accordance with Article 19 of the Law about the right to the access of information, has the right to compensation from the users to the actual material costs as well as to the compensation of delivery costs for the requested information. PPMHP shall enable the applicant of an oral or written request access to the information within a time limit of 15 days after the receipt of the request, and in a method and within the deadlines prescribed in the law about the right to access of information. You can download a request form for the right to the access of information here as a doc or in pdf format. A report about received requests and the forwarded information in 2011 is here – pdf The decision about the structuring of the Catalogue of Information of the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka is here – pdf The decision about the determining of the information officer is here – pdf