Free Judgments

R.K. Jain & Ors vs Union Of India on 6 November, 2015


1. This petition as a Public Interest Litigation, is filed alleging inaction
on the part of the respondents in filling up the vacancies of Chief
Information Commissioner and three Information Commissioners in the
Central Information Commission and contending that the same has
frustrated the very object of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (for short
„RTI Act‟).
2. We have heard the learned counsel for both the parties.
3. As per Section 12 of the RTI Act which provides for constitution of
Central Information Commission, the Central Information Commission shall
consist of the Chief Information Commissioner and such number of Central
Information Commissioners not exceeding 10 as may be deemed necessary.

Source: Indian Kanoon