Public participation is the involvement of citizens, society and non-governmental organisations in the policy-making process. The purpose of public participation is to ensure that decisions taken by public administration are in line with the needs of the public, are timely explained and understandable to those to which they will apply.
Representatives of the public may express their views on development planning documents, draft legislation at the initial stage of their development, by proposing a new framework, by participating in identifying problems and identifying alternatives, and at the other stages, by engaging in monitoring the functioning of regulation, evaluating results and drawing up proposals for updating it. Any representative of the public concerned or interested in the matter to be addressed may give own opinion. Each representative of the company shall be entitled to feedback on his proposal.
The procedures for public participation shall be governed by the following legislation:
- The Law on the Development Planning System;
- The Law on State Administration Equipment;
- Cabinet Regulation No. 25 August 2009 .970 “Procedures for the Participation of the Society in the Development Planning Process” .
The State Railway Administration shall be open to cooperation with representatives of the railway sector, recipients of railway services, citizens and non-governmental organisations who submit their proposals, proposals or information.
The State Railway Administration shall participate in the following activities: