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I happened to view following advice by Indian Bank Association [ premiere association of bank managements in India-not a public authority under RTI] under RTI link for its member banks:

 

 

INDIAN BANKS' ASSOCIATION

 

8. Presentation of Records

All the public sector banks are advised to maintain records for 20 years as envisaged under the Right to Information act. Such requirement would be effective from the date the Right to Information Act has come into force, i.e. 15th June 2005. Such requirement will be applicable to all existing records not yet destroyed as also to the records created after the commencement of the Right to Information Act i.e. 15th June 2005.

 

I have my own reservations that RTI will amend Record Retention Policy of public authority under Public Records Act. There is some wrong interpretation by IBA on this issue. The dates of commencement of RTI is also wrong.

 

I invite expert opinion of our learned members on this issue

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karira

This is incorrect interpretation by IBA. Just shows the lack of knowledge on RTI and the poor training given to officers.

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