New Delhi: The Central Information Commission today adjourned a crucial hearing on declaring the Indian cricket board as public authority under RTI Act after the sports body produced a stay from the Madras High Court.
The Commission had constituted a Full Bench to hear the matter and issued a notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India and all its affiliates to bring along with them details of land, buildings, stadiums allotted by state government among others. The BCCI was also asked to produce Income Tax exemptions received by it.
The hearing was scheduled to start today at 4 PM but BCCI produced the stay granted by Madras High Court. The panel then decided to adjourn the matter till the stay was vacated or an appropriate order was received from a higher bench of the High Court or Supreme Court.