The communications officials referred to in article 31 are charged with the preparations and realisation of communications policy. They are to stimulate, coordinate and supervise the communications of the public authority concerned. Their duties include providing information to the population in general and the target groups concerned about the policies pursued, about specific decisions concerning them, and about the services provided by the public authority concerned.
The communications officials are charged with the duty to see to it that the wording of all administrative documents intended for the people is correct and understandable.
In order to be able to perform the tasks referred to in §1, the communications officials are entitled to ask to be provided with any useful documentation or to be allowed to peruse and inspect such documentation in the location where it is normally stored.