Section 4(1)(b) (iv)- Norms set for discharge of functions in OIC
OIC has decided to (i) Take up Public Interest Cases (PICs) on short datelines on a fast-track disposal basis.
(ii) Single Bench disposals are also envisaged in addition to Division Bench consisting of both the
SCIC and the SIC.
Section 4(1)(b) (v)
List the rules / regulation / instructions / manuals / records held in OIC for discharging its
1. The Right to Information Act (RTI), 2005
2. The Odisha Right to Information Rules, 2005
3. The Odisha Information Commission (Appeal Procedure) Rules,2006
4. Civil Procedure Code,1908
5. Secretariat Instructions
6. Records Manual of the Board of Revenue
7. All important National and State Laws/Rules
Type of Document
Section 19(3) of
Not yet decided
Section 18 of RTI
related to RTI or
Files related to
administration in the
Section 4(1)(b) (vi)
Legal documents/records in connection with complaint cases and second appeals received at the level
of the Odisha Information Commission.
The primary function of the State Commission is public in nature. All hearings of the
Commissions are open to general public. Time and again individuals and groups of members of the
public seeking any discussion are given opportunity to put forward their standpoints to the State
Commission either through personal contact or interactive workshops.
There is no Board/Council/Committee set up as yet to advise the State Commission. However, the
matter is under active consideration.