May 22, 2022

Right to Information Laws


If you want to read up on Pakistan’s federal- and provincial-level freedom of information laws, please use the links below.

Federal: Right of Access to Information Act 2017

Balochistan: Freedom of Information Act 2005

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Right to Information Act 2013

Punjab: Transparency and Right to Information Act 2013

Sindh: Transparency and Right to Information Act 2016

The information commissions are statutory appellate bodies set up under the RTI laws to ensure the laws are implemented properly. These commissions also provide guidance and resources for citizens and journalists. Please use the links below to visit the websites of the information commissions:

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Commission website

The Punjab Information Commission website