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RTI overrides privacy norms of MCI in patients records: Central Information Commission

The provisions of Medical Council of India to protect confidentiality in patients' records cannot override statutes of Right to Information Act, Central Information Commission has held. 

Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu held that after RTI Act has come into being, any rules which are not in conformity with the disclosure norms will be overridden by the transparency law. 

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DATED: Thursday, 16 April 2015 16:40
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