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The Right to Information Act officially came into effect on February 3, 2017. We compiled a short video on the process involved in filing a request for information. The information was compiled using the Sri Lanka Press Institute’s Citizen’s Manual on Sri Lanka’s Right to Information Law, and the application form can be found at RTI Wire.

For more information, see our earlier video on Frequently Asked Questions and combating misconceptions about the Act:

If you enjoyed these, you might find “The Right to Information Act: finally a reality?” and “RTI: A reality check” enlightening reads.