The purpose of the Commission Notice adopted on the 17th of July 2014 is to provide non-binding guidance on the best practices within three subject areas of particular relevance for the re-use of public sector information in Europe. The guidance document is targeted at the national administrations to guide them in the transposition of the revised PSI Directive and to encourage practices that increase the role of public sector information in the digital market. It includes recommendations on the use of available open standard licences, the elements to include in custom-made licences, datasets to be published as priority, they ways to make them more readily re-usable, the application of the marginal cost rule and the cost elements that can be taken into account for cost-recovery charging.


Related documents: 2014/C 240/01 'Guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the re-use of documents' text is available in all official languages on EUR-lex site