Salaries of CIC, ICs to be prescribed by Centre: RTI Amendment Bill passed in Lok Sabha

Aditya AK July 22 2019
RTI Amendment Bill, right to infomation

Amidst a fair amount of opposition, the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill or the RTI Amendment Bill, 2019 was passed today in the Lok Sabha.

The RTI Amendment Bill seeks to bring in changes that purportedly impinge upon the independence of Information Commissioners of the Central and State Information Commissions.

Among the changes introduced by the 2019 Bill is an amendment to Section 13 of the RTI Act, which provides for the term of office of the Chief Information Commissioner and . . .

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