Regulations formulated by University cannot override provisions of RTI Act: Madras HC dismisses plea by Ambedkar Law University

Meera Emmanuel October 17 2019

The Madras High Court on Monday ruled that the Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University (TNDALU) is obligated to provide students answer sheets at nominal fees under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005.

In doing so, Justice SM Subramaniam highlighted the need for all public authorities to follow the RTI regime, given the noble intent underlying its introduction. As noted in his order,

"...why should any public authority shy for providing public informations to . . .

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