Ministry of communications and information technology department of information technology notification new delhi, the 11th april, 2011 g. If you do not want certain treatments, you have the right to tell your physician you do not want them and have your wishes followed. Conclusions and findings information and library network. The right to information act, 2005 was enacted by the government for setting out a framework for effectuating the right to information for citizens and to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority. Extension of time limit for granting or refusing application 7. Where a request for information is refused on any of the grounds referred to in section 5, access shall nevertheless be given to that part of any record or document which contains any information that is not exempted from being disclosed under that section, and which can reasonably be. Summary of the right to information act your article library. The access to information act arrangement of sections shon titlc. An act to provide for setting out a practical regime of right to information for. Download the rti act 2005 for various states and union territory. Information act 2011 with the view to assessing its implication for records and office security management. The aim of the researcher is to outline firstly the significance of the right to information, particularly in empowering ordinary citizens to combat state corruption as well as to highlight some lacuna in the right to information act. The documents in pdf format need acrobat reader to view them.
It replaced the former freedom of information act, 2002. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government. Information disclosure policy and procedures p 1 18 1. Companies act, 2011 lesotho legal information institute. Bill further to amend the right to information act, 2005. Section 15 amended time within which applications for assessed disclosure of information are to be. Be it enacted by parliament in the sixtysecond year of the republic of india as follows. Public information act lftaipg25 also establishes that the right of access to public. Patient rights 3 patient rights 1 it is the right of every patient that the health care received by the patient be as described. An act to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure information under control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the constitution of a central information commission and state information commissions and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Whereas it is expedient to provide a law for the access to information for the purposes stated in the objects and aims of this bill. Malgwi2, bulama kagu3 and ibrahim danjuma4 1 department of business management, university of maiduguri nigeria 2 bursary department, university of maiduguri, 3department of education, university of maiduguri, 4faculty of management and human resource. Nigeria freedom of information act 2011 and its implication for records and office security management. An act of parliament to restructure the kenya national human rights and.
The right to information act, 2005 official web site. Without adequate information, a person cannot form an informed opinion. The freedom of information act, 2002 was made to give freedom of every citizen to provide information under the control of public authorities, based on public interest for to promote openness, transparency and accountability in administration and other related matters. Right to information means the right to information accessible under this act which is held by or under the control of. Guidelines for suo motu disclosure under rti act, 2005 by central govt. Act cxii of 2011 as in force on 26 april 2019 this document has been produced for informational purposes only. Right to information act 2009 queensland legislation. The english text and the authoritative hindi text of the act have been modified up lithe 1st day of february, 2011. Act cxii of 2011 on the right of informational selfdetermination and on freedom of information1 in order to ensure the right of informational selfdetermination and the freedom of information, and to facilitate the implementation of the fundamental law, pursuant to article. Whistle blowers protection act, 2011 year corrected to 2014 by the second schedule of the repealing and amending act, 2015 is an act of the parliament of india which provides a mechanism to investigate alleged corruption and misuse of power by public servants and also protect anyone who exposes alleged wrongdoing in government bodies, projects and offices.
In order for rti to achieve its potential, and as international experiences show, it is critical that the act is effectively. Trade secrets and other confidential business information. The power of using the right to information act in bangladesh. This act, the rules and regulations shall be interpreted so as to advance the purposes of this act and to facilitate and encourage, promptly and at the lowest reasonable cost, the disclosure of information and effective implementation of right to information. Act cxii of 2011 on the right of informational selfdetermination and on freedom of information1 in order to ensure the right of informational selfdetermination and the freedom of information, parliament has adopted the following act for the implementation of. Madhya pradesh became the first state in india to enact right to service act on 18 august 2010 and bihar was the second to enact this bill on 25 july 2011. Patient rights scotland act 2011 asp 5 3 b lay a copy of the charter before parliament. Ugandas access to information regulations another bump in. The paper was a survey research and the data was collected mainly from secondary sources derived from. Under the provisions of rti act, any citizen of india may request information from a public authority a body of government or instrumentality of state which is required to reply. Since the bill of rights in the constitution of the republic of south africa, 1996. Short title and commencement 1 these rules may be called the information technology intermediaries guidelines rules, 2011. This act may be cited as the companies act, 2011, and shall come into operation on such a date as the minister may, by notice. Taking notes, extracts, or certified copies of documents or records.
Rather, it summarises existing rights and responsibilities at the time of drafting. The freedom of information, 2002, has been replaced by the right to information act, 2005. An act to provide for setting out a practical regime of right to information for persons to. Assuming that all documents requested are exempt documents, give the doc. Freedom of information act annual report fiscal year 2011 i. Act cxii of 2011 on the right of informational selfdetermination and on freedom of information1 in order to ensure the right of informational selfdetermination and the freedom of information, parliament has adopted the following act for the implementation of the fundamental law, by. Another bump in the road to transparency gaia larsen, carole excell and peter g. Nigeria freedom of information act 2011 and its implication.
Right to information amendment bill 2011 brought in by the minister for justice, the honourable david john bartlett a bill for an act to amend the right to information act 2009 be it enacted by his excellency the governor of tasmania, by and with the advice and consent of the legislative council and. This act may be cited as the access to information act 2011 and shall come into. Work health and safety act 2011 no 10 status information currency of version historical version for 7 june 2011 to 27 november 2011 generated 6 december 2011 at. Freedom of information act 2011 laws of the federation of nigeria an act to make public records and information more freely available, provide for public access to public records and information, protect public records and information to the extent consistent with the public interest and the protection of. Right to information act 2009 annual reporting statistics 20102011 to enable the annual report on the operation of the right to information act 2009 to be prepared in accordance with s. To ensure right to information for the empowerment of the people and. Information that is prohibited from disclosure by another federal law.
Purpose the department of premier and cabinet dpac holds information, for and on behalf of tasmania, in order to perform its functions and those of its ministers. It has taken india 82 years to transition from an opaque system of governance, legitimized by the colonial official secrets act, to one where citizens can demand the right to information. The rti act in context1 the right to information rti act in bangladesh was passed on march 29, 2009. The right to information act 2010 the express tribune. For lists of countries and territories with rti laws, and those considered likely to pass bills. The right to information act, 2005, published in the official gazette, series i no. Right to information act an overview legal service india. These are drawn from a number of sources, including the patient rights scotland act 2011, the data protection act 1998 and the equality act. Right to information act, 2005 government printing press. Section 6 amended exclusions of certain persons or bodies 5. Official information act, adopted february 2008 based largely on the nz official information act in pdf format. The punjab transparency and right to information act 20.
Interpretation an act to provide for setting out a practical regime of right to information for persons to. The goa state information commission appeal procedure rules, 2006. Methodology the paper began with the exploratory study on the content of freedom of information act 2011. Queensland hospital and health boards act 2011 current as at 1 march 2020.
Without access to relevant information, the nalc would be unable fulfill its responsibilities to negotiate and enforce the national agreement. Preface this edition of the right to information act, 2005 is being published in diglot form. The khyber pakhtunkhwa kp right to information act 20, was passed by the provincial legislature with the objective to ensure the access of citizens to information in government departments and thus create a transparent and corruption free environment conducive for the growth of democracy. Relationship with other acts prohibiting disclosure of information. Guidelines for suo motu disclosure under rti act, 2005 by state govt. The freedom of information act foia is a federal law that generally provides that any person has a right. The punjab transparency and right to information ordinance iv of 20 is hereby repealed. Conclusions and findings page 251 good response in support of right to information act and they are willing to actively participate in the activities of organizations involved in spreading the information on right to information and are also ready to spend their time in taking concrete action against the problem faced by mumbai. The freedom of information act foia is a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. Contents right to information act 2009 page 2 chapter 3 disclosure by application under this act part 1 right to access 23 right to be given access to particular documents. You have the right to make health care decisions about the medical care you receive. Freedom of information act annual report fiscal year 2011. Application for return of seized relevant material or costs of damages chapter 6 confidentiality of information.
The goa right to information regulation of fee and cost rules, 2006. Guidelines on internship for undergraduates pursuing five year integrated course in law under the centrally sponsored scheme on improving transparency and accountability in government through effective implementation of right to information act for the year 2011 2012. Right to public services legislation in india comprises statutory laws which guarantee time bound delivery of services for various public services rendered by the government to citizen and provides mechanism for punishing the errant public servant who is deficient in providing the service stipulated under the statute. Dpac is a public authority as defined under the right to information act 2009 rti act. Veit june 30, 2011 on 21 april 2011, the government of uganda signed into law new regulations for implementing ugandas 1access to information ati act of 2005. Tax administration act, 2011 part b payment of tax 162.
Freedom of information act central bank of nigeria. Freedom of information act 2011 laws of the federation of nigeria arrangement of sections 1. Right to information act 2009 annual reporting statistics 2010 2011 to enable the annual report on the operation of the right to information act 2009 to be prepared in accordance with s. The informationtechnology intermediaries guidelines. The charter does not introduce any new rights and responsibilities. Your health rights and responsibilities summarythe policy outlines how the seven basic rights summarised in the australian charter of healthcare rights are achieved in new south wales.
Right to information act 2005 central act 22 of 2005 tamil nadu right to information. Nigeria freedom of information act 2011 and its implication for records and office security management ayuba a. Nov 15, 2016 act cxii of 2011 on the right of informational selfdetermination and on freedom of information 1 in order to ensure the right of informational selfdetermination and the freedom of information, and to facilitate the implementation of the fundamental law, pursuant to article. Basic information regarding report 1 contacts for questions about this report. Right to information means the right to information accessible under this act which is held by or under the control of any public authority and includes the right to. Interagency or intraagency communications that are protected by legal privileges. Several other states like bihar, delhi, punjab, rajasthan, himachal pradesh, kerala, uttarakhand, haryana, uttar pradesh, odisha, jharkhand maharashtra and west bengal have introduced similar legislation for effectuating the right. Contents right to information act 2009 page 2 part 1 right to access 23 right to be given access to particular documents. Right to information rti is an act of the parliament of india which sets out the rules and procedures regarding citizens right to information. Right to information in india by sharmendra chaudhry ssrn. Recent spread of rti legislation 2014, by toby mendel.
In exercise of the powers conferred by clause ob of sub section 2 of section 87 read with section 43a of the information technology act, 2000 21 of 2000, the central government hereby makes the following rules. Malgwi2, bulama kagu3 and ibrahim danjuma4 1 department of business management, university of maiduguri nigeria. Duty to provide information generally, the duty to provide information arises from a verbal or written request made by the union for specific. Legislation on the nsw legislation website is usually updated within 3 working days. You should use the above right to information act application form for submitting request for information before concerned state public authority.1184 1315 329 176 822 160 657 97 948 501 574 1413 345 758 1095 202 716 78 1502 1578 1594 154 554 1495 1042 433 654 442 1007 1090