Bosnia and Herzegovina
Government of Republic of Srpska

Overall opennes score:42.59
Open data score:29.69
ID Indicator Score Max
1 Consistency and updating of the official website. 3 3
2 Website search engine test - homepage phrase search 0 1
3 Is the organogram published on the website? 1 1
4 Does the website contains description of government's competences? 1 1
5 Is there CV of the Prime Minister published on the website? 1 1
6 Are there a full text of the Rules of Procedure/Law on Government? 1 1
7 Is the Annual work programme published on the website? 2 3
8 Are the work reports published on the website? 0 3
9 Is there last quarterly/semi-annually report on work published? 0 1
10 Are the actual strategies published on the website? 1 1
11 Does the government website contain agendas of upcoming Government session? 3 3
12 Does the government website provide documents discussed in Government session? 0 3
13 Does the government website provide minutes from Government session? 0 3
14 Are the agenda and materials to be discussed at the Government session published enough early (at least one day prior to the session)? 0 2
15 Is there video/audio transmission of Government sessions available? 0 1
16 Is the shorthand (transcript) from Government sessions published? 0 1
17 Are press releases of Government session and information about press conferences following cabinet meetings published on the government website? 2 3
18 Are the documents which the Government proposed or adopted are published on the website (draft laws, regulations...)? 1 1
19 Is the information on civil servants (names, positions and contacts) available on the website? 0 3
20 Is the information on names and contacts of public officials available on the website? 2 2
21 Does your institution have any document (strategy, policy, procedure...) that deals with its openess and transparency? 0 1
22 Is the information on salaries of public officials avaliable on the website? 0 1
23 Are the public procurement plans published on the website? 3 3
24 Are the calls on public procurement procedures publicly available on the website? 2 2
25 Are the decisions on public procurement procedures publicly available on the website? 2 2
26 Are the contracts to public procurement procedures publicly available on the website? 0 2
27 Are the annexes to public procurement procedures publicly available on the website? 0 1
28 Are contracting information made available to the public on an online portal? 0 1
29 Do major procurements (>0.5% of GDP) require competitive bidding by law? 1 1
30 Is sole sourcing limited to specific, tightly defined conditions, such as when a supplier is the only source of a skill or technology? 1 1
31 Can unsuccessful bidders instigate an official review of procurement decisions? 0 1
32 Are companies convicted of bribery prohibited from participating in future procurement bids? 1 1
33 Can citizens access public procurement regulations?  1 1
34 Can citizens access the results of major public procurement bids? 1 1
35 Are the budgets available on the website? 3 3
36 Is Citizens Budget published? 1 1
37 Is Mid-Year report on state budget spending published? 0 1
38 Is Mid-Year report on government budget spending published? 0 1
39 Are the final accounts/financial statements presented on the website? 0 3
40 Is the budget/financial plan presented on the website in an understandable manner, including sources of incomes and revenues? 1 1
41 Does the executive release to the public In-Year Reports on actual debt? 0 1
42 How developed is the legal basis for a transparent budgeting process - public participation in preparing the state budget, publication of the budget and publication of the final account? 0 3
43 Has the draft law on budget been submitted to Parliament far enough in advance to allow Parliament to review it properly? (3 months prior to the start of the fiscal year) 0 1
44 Are there detailed information on the level and composition of public debt? 0 1
45 Is the right to free access to information regulated (FOI) by a special law? 1 1
46 Does the law prescribe the detailed content of the guide for FOI? 1 1
47 Does the Law prescribe that every authority must appoint a person who is responsible for acting on requests for access to information? 1 1
48 Are implementing institutions legally obliged to report on the implementation of the FOI regulations? 1 1
49 Does the FOI law provide proactive disclosure of information on the websites of institutions? 0 1
50 Does the FOI law clearly define the law-enforcing institution and its responsibilities? 0 1
51 Are requesters required to provide reasons for their requests? 1 1
52 Is there a reasonable maximum timelines for responding to requests? 2 2
53 Are the decisions of the independent oversight body binding? 0 1
54 Are public authorities required to create and update lists or registers of the documents in their possession, and to make these public? 0 1
55 Does the right of access apply to State owned enterprises (commercial entities that are owned or controlled by the State)? 1 1
56 Is there a legal obligation for conducting trainings/education in the field of access to public information? 0 1
57 Did the Government conduct in 2017/2018 trainings/education in the field of access to public information? 0 1
58 Is there a contact of the person responsible for access to information of public importance available on the website? 1 1
59 Are public consultation mechanisms mandatory as a part of developing new draft? 0 1
60 Is the strucutre of public consultation report defined? 1 1
61 Is there obligation for responsible authority to reply to the comments and suggesstions submitted through public consultations? 0 1
62 Is there a mechanism how citizens and stakeholders can challenge decisions where the proper process has not been carried out? 0 1
63 Are the guidelines for raising concerns, complaints and making appeals available on the website? 0 1
64 Is there a direct online communication channel available at the website through which citizens can raise concerns, complaints and making appeals? 1 1
65 Does Government have a strategy or plan in order to develop civil servants’ capacities for social media use as a part of their official tasks? 0 1
66 Does the Institution have active FB account? 0 2
67 Does the Institution have active Twitter account? 2 2
68 Is there e-government portal? 1 1
69 Is there e-government for local services? 0 1
70 Does the Government actively promote the e-government portal on its website/social media? 1 1
71 Did Government adopt the draft law that regulates electronically communication? 0 1
72 Is there national open data portal established? 0 1
74 Are the information for which free access is approved (reposnes to FOI request) published? 0 1
75 Is updated FOI guide published (once in a year)? 0 1
76 Does the website have the column named right to access information (or other name) with the relevant FOI information? 0 1
77 Did the Government conduct the training/workshop for civil servants on the concept of open data and instructions for using and pubishing open data in 2017/2018? 0 1
78 Is there Code of Ethics? 0 1
79 Is the Code of Ethics published on the website? 0 1
80 Does the Code of Ethics regulate issues on conflict of interest, use of state property, gifts and favors and political activity? 4 4
81 Are there clear mechanisms for implementing Code of Ethics? 0 1
82 Does the Code of Ethics define procedures to deal with violations of the Code? 0 1
83 Are lobbyist and lobbying activities regulated by the law? 0 1
84 Do assets card provide information on assets? 1 1
85 Do asset cards provide information on  income sources? 1 1
86 Do asset cards provide information on income amount? 1 1
87 Do the asset cards provide information on non-paid outside position? 0 1
88 Is there legal obligation for publishing the information on gifts? 0 1
89 Do the asset cards provide information on liabilities? 1 1
90 Are there administrative sanctions stipulated for providing information in asset cards that are not correct? 0 1
91 Are there sanctions or fines stipulated for late filing? 1 1
92 Is there a procedure for storing the content of asset cards electronically? 0 1
93 Are the data in asset cards organized and structured? 1 1
94 Are the asset cards of public officials made publicly available? 1 2
95 Is Integrity plan or any other internal anticorruption policy (which entails measures for prevention and elimination of various forms of corruptive and unethical behaviour within the institution) published? 0 1
96 In 2017/2018, did the Government conduct trainings/workshops or other educational activities for its officers on the topics such as conflict of interest/preventing corruption/whistleblowing in case of irregularities? 0 1
97 Are there methods about the form of the ministry reports towards Government? 1 1
98 Does Rules of procedures/Law on Government specify the type of information that is required in the ministry reports? 1 1
99 Is there body within the Central Government Office for strategic planning of government policies? 0 1
101 To what extent does the government assess the potential impacts of existing and prepared legal acts (regulatory impact assessments, RIA)? 0 3
102 Do you use indicators of performance when developing annual work plans? 0 1
103 Do you use indicators of performance when developing annual work reports? 0 1
104 Is there a medium-term planning document (for a period about 2 years) of the work of the Government developed? 0 1
105 Is there a long-term planning document (for a period of one term/mandate) of the work of the Government developed? 0 1