State Information Commission
The Commission consists of a State Chief Information Commissioner and not more than ten State Information Commissioners. They are appointed by the Governor on the recommendation of a committee consisting of the Chief Minister as Chairperson, the Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly and a State Cabinet Minister nominated by the Chief Minister.
TENURE AND SERVICE CONDITIONS:
The State Chief Information Commissioner and a State Information Commissioner hold office for a term of 5 years or until they attain the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier. They are not eligible for reappointment. The Governor can remove the State Chief Information Commissioner.
POWERS AND FUNCTIONS
1. The Commission can order inquiry into any matter if there are reasonable grounds (suo-moto power).
2. The Commission submits an annual report to the State Government on the implementation of the provisions of this Act. The State Government places this report before the State Legislature.
|1. What is the State Information Commission?|
|2. What are the functions of the State Information Commission?|
|3. How can I file a complaint with the State Information Commission?|
|4. What happens after filing a complaint with the State Information Commission?|
|5. How long does it take for the State Information Commission to resolve a complaint?|