Secretariat publishes rules on access to dispute settlement case files

8 January 2019

The Secretariat has adopted detailed rules governing access to case files under the Energy Community Dispute Settlement Procedure. The rules specify the requirements and procedure for accessing a case file. Contracting Parties, Participants and Observers under the Energy Community Treaty and the complainant have a right to access case files, while private or public bodies must first prove they have a legitimate interest in the case.

Any request for access to a case file shall be treated within 10 days of having been received by the Secretariat and is free of charge.