(Vide Govt. Notification No. F 13011/4/2005-IPR Dt. 20.9.2010)


In exercise of the power conferred by Section 27 of the Right to Information Act (No.22 of 2005), the Governor of Mizoram is pleased to make the following rules, namely:-

1. Short title and commencement:-

1) These rules may be called the Mizoram Right to Information Rules, 2010.

2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Mizoram Gazette.

2. Definitions: In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires-

a) 'Act' means the Right to Information Act, 2005 (No. 22 of 2005);

b) all other words and expressions used herein but not defined in the Act shall have the same meaning assigned respectively to them in the Act;

c) 'Commission' means the Mizoram State Information Commission;

d) ‘Section’ means the section of the Act;

e) the expression ‘substantially financed’ in relation to a body or non-government organization as occurred in sub-clause (d), (i) & (ii) of clause (h) of Section 2 of the Act shall mean any body or non government organization which is financed by the State Government by giving or extending support or grant, by whatever name called inclusive of stipend, scholarship, grant-in-aid, assistance etc., either by means of budget or cash or in kind the value of which in monetary terms the amount or value, as the case may be, of which is not less than 30 % of the cost of its project, scheme, programme or by whatever name its activities may be called or rupees one lakh, whichever is less.