The study of theoretical and practical issues regarding access to public information through the prism of the axiology of modern administrative law and public administration is of high importance. Therefore, the presented problem is relevant to the study. The author set the goal of analyzing the ratio of public and private interests in the field of ensuring the right to access public information. The paper reveals the need for identification of public information inquirers. The arguments of taking into account the practice of administrative courts in cases concerning access to public information are given. The conditions of the relation between public and private interests in the field of ensuring the right to access public information are proposed, namely the definition of the concept of "public information"; establishment of an exhaustive list of restrictedinformation; Settlement at the legislative level of the order of conducting a "test of public interest" for the request for public information; Establishing a list of public information managers who are exempted from answering requests for public information; establishment of limits for the processing of requests for public information by a public servant or an official of a local government body within one working month with the extension of the legislative deadlines for their consideration; carrying out identification of the requesting public information.
Keywords: freedom of information, public interest, private interest, questioner of information, manager of information.