Very accurate and comprehensive analysis of the proposed amendments to section 8(1)(j)18 May, 2021
Ref: Section 8 (1)(j) of the RTI Act to be amended by the Personal Data Protection Act, 2018
A very accurate and comprehensive analysis of the proposed amendments to be made to Section 8(1)(j) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, there shall be no obligation to give any citizen, information which relates to personal information the disclosure of which has no relationship to any public activity or interest, or which would cause unwarranted invasion of the privacy of the individual unless the Central Public Information Officer or the State Public Information Officer or the appellate authority, as the case may be, is satisfied that the larger public interest justifies the disclosure of such information: Provided that the information which cannot be denied to the Parliament or a State Legislature shall not be denied to any person. of RTI Act 2005 in the event of proposed data protection Act, 2019 now pending in Parliament.
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