FOIA application to the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (“BMJV”) in August 2019: Note of BMJV Department Z B 7 on the significance of the “unwavering pursuit” of a FOIA request for the imposition of an access to information fee of EUR 487.50 of the permissible maximum amount of EUR 500.00 (Published on 03/04/2021)

Redactions in black originate from the public authority, redactions in grey originate from the site operator and usually concern contact data.

In the subsequent court proceedings, the BMJV reduced its fee claim from EUR 487.50 to EUR 100.00, as requested by the plaintiff.