Tag: rti

RTI

10

Aug2021
Legal procedure in RTI Act for appointment of Commissioners should be followed TISL compiles and submits nominations from other CSOs as well The tenure of the Right to Information (RTI) Commission which is the central oversight and appellate body established under the Right to Information Act of Sri Lanka is ... Read More
data protection

17

Jul2021
Sri Lanka is on the verge of introducing a bill on Personal Data Protection which aims to regulate the processing of personal data, while identifying and strengthening the rights of data subjects in relation to the protection of personal data. Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has taken steps to create ... Read More
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25

Jun2021
TISL demands accountability in the Presidential Pardon system following the release of 3 persons convicted of murder, since 2019 across different presidencies. It is deeply concerning that the public of Sri Lanka has not been presented any proof that the Constitutionally prescribed process has been followed in granting these presidential pardons. The ... Read More
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04

May2021
The National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) has rejected TISL's RTI request to publicise how approvals were granted for the Chinese Covid-19 vaccine. The NMRA states that they are not in a position to issue the information as it is exempted under several clauses of the RTI act No. 12 of 2016. TISL ... Read More