Law Commission prescribes bringing BCCI under domain of RTI Act

Law Commission prescribes bringing BCCI under domain of RTI Act

The Law Commission of India on Wednesday prescribed bringing the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the domain of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

Law Commission prescribes bringing BCCI under domain of RTI Act
The Indian national test cricket team

In a 128-page report, the commission refers to a few purposes behind its decision, including that the best overseeing body ought to be delegated ‘State.’

The commission clarified that regardless of whether the BCCI is viewed as a private association, it can in any case be named an ‘open specialist’ – “inferable from its monopolistic character combined with general society nature of its capacities and the significant financing it has gotten from proper Governments throughout the years (as duty exceptions, arrive awards et al)…”

The report likewise said that different elements – including the national hues and the Ashoka Chakra on official cricket adapt – ought to be considered.

“Non-thought of the pretended by BCCI as monopolistic in direction of the round of cricket has brought about the Board flying under the radar of open investigation, energized a situation of darkness and non-responsibility,” it said.

“It is suggested that RTI Act be made relevant to BCCI alongside the majority of its constituent part cricketing affiliations, if they satisfy the criteria material to BCCI,” it said.


Equity Mukul Mudgal, whose board of trustees was guided by the Supreme Court to lead a test against ICC President N Srinivasan and 12 noticeable players in the IPL wagering and spot-settling outrage, has supported the commission’s suggestion.

Be that as it may, Mudgal likewise said he didn’t need determination matters to go under RTI.

“I concur with the proposal however it ought not have any significant bearing to choice. That will prompt issues as individuals won’t have the capacity to communicate,” he said.

(This Story Originating From INDIATODAY)

Sanjay Bhagat

The author Sanjay Bhagat

Sanjay Bhagat is a news author in various news category and has worked on local newspapers.

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