Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952

The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952 deals the appointment for commissions that makes inquiries on the matters affecting the public at large. A commission set up under this law will have powers of a civil court. It can summon and enforce the attendance of any individual from any part of the country.
The West Bengal Government has set up a Commission of Inquiry to look into the allegations of phone tapping using the Pegasus spyware developed by the Israeli cyber-intelligence company NSO Group. The state government cited public order and police entries for setting up this commission.

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