Is RTI Act applicable to the Office of Governor? Supreme Court to decide

Shruti Mahajan February 8 2019

Is the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act) applicable to the Officer of Governor? The Supreme Court has transferred a petition concerning this question, from the Bombay High Court to itself.

The petition which was pending before the Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court relates to the amenability of the Governor’s Office to the RTI Act and was before a Single Judge Bench. However, a transfer petition was filed before the Supreme Court by the Governor's office leading to the adjournment of the hearing in . . .

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