|Lok Sabha passes the Right to Information Amendment Bill 2019|
Lok Sabha passes the Right to Information Amendment Bill 2019
Lok Sabha passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019. In this amendment, it is proposed to amend the Right to Information Act, 2005 so as to provide that the term of office of, and the salaries, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of, the Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners and the State Chief Information Commissioner and the State Information Commissioners, shall be such as may be prescribed by the Central Government.
Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 amid criticism from the opposition which alleged that the bill has been brought to undermine the law and make the transparency panel.