Right to information for Competitive Exams Part 12

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Commission's Powers and Functions

The Central Information Commission and the State Information Commission will have the duty to obtain and investigate the following complaint from any person-

  • Any information requested under this Act has been refused to access.

  • Which is expected to pay the amount of such fee, which is inappropriate.

  • Who believes that it is incomplete, confused, or misinterpreted under the Act, and

  • Regarding any other subject related to requesting or accessing the records under this Act.

The Central Information Commission and the State Information Commission will receive the same power while investigating in any case, which is vested in the Civil Court while discharging any dispute under the Civil Procedure Code, 1907, for example-

  • Issue of summons and verbal or instrumental evidence on oath and compelling them to present documents.

  • Expecting the disclosure and observation of documents

  • Acquiring evidence on affidavit.

  • Copies of a public record from a court or office.

  • Issuance of summons for the examination of witnesses or documents and any other subject which may be prescribed.