|Does your legislation encourage the use of open specifications and common standards across public administrations?||Yes||The use of open specifications and common standards across public administrations is regulated by the Electronic Government Act, adopted in 2008 and its six supporting ordinances. The Electronic Government Act establishes a register of standards as a uniform centralised electronic database managed by an information system containing the technical standards and their applicability The register is managed by a Board of Standards. 39 standards have been registered so far.|
|Does your legislation encourage interoperability between public administrations?||Yes||The Bulgarian legislation aims to standardize the exchange of information between public administrations and to enable the establish of complex e- Services, facing citizens, businesses and other organizations. The Electronic Government Act and its Ordinances set out texts with common interoperability and information security requirements. The Electronic Government Act and its Ordinances are being revised, in order to promote the use of open specifications and common standards between public administrations. It was submitted for a public consultation.|
|Are you using open source software?||No||Currently an open source software is not used. Actions in this direction are to be taken.|
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