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CJI Office Comes Under RTI Act: Constitution Bench of SC

By Times Of India calender  13-Nov-2019

CJI Office Comes Under RTI Act: Constitution Bench of SC

  • On Wednesday the SC announced that the CJI office is a public authority and falls within the ambit of the Right to Information Act.
     
  • The decision was taken by a constitution bench of 5 judges which was headed bu Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
     
  • The constitution bench upheld the 2010 Delhi HC verdict and dismissed 3 appeals filed by the secretary-general of the SC and the CPI officer of the apex court.

    Also Read: 17 Rebel Karnataka MLAs Remain Disqualified: SC
     
  • They also said that judicial independence has to be kept in the mind while dealing with transparency.
     
  • Let us tell you that this move to bring the CJI office under the transparency law initiated by RTI activist SC Agarwal.
     

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