The Bureau for information of public importance is an organizational unit of the Ministry of the Interior in charge of the following:
- conducting the procedure in administrative matters on request of natural and legal persons in regard to the access to information of public importance which are in the possession of the Cabinet of the Minister or more organizational units within the Ministry, in accordance with the applicable regulations;
- coordinates activities and provides assistance to the authorized personnel in organizational units of the Ministry in the course of processing of requests pertaining to the access to information of public importance;
- organizing of training activities for: authorized personnel, heads of organizational units and employees of the Ministry, in the area of application of regulations which set out the general provisions governing free access of information of public importance;
- drawing up, publishing and revision of the Information Booklet on the work of the Ministry in line with the provisions set out for this purpose;
- drafting of annual reports on the application of the Law on free access to information of public importance
- cooperating with the Service of the Commissioner for information of public importance and personal data protection and other state authorities, non-governmental organizations, academic community organizations and other entities in the area of practicing rights to free access to information of public importance;
- performing other activities on the grounds of the respective minister's order or the order of the Chief of the Minister’s Cabinet.
Head of the Bureau for Information of Public Importance is Jasmina Vasiljevic, Chief Police Inspector.