The history of the contentious ‘RBI Act Section 7’2 min read . Updated: 01 Nov 2018, 07:19 AM IST
No government has so far invoked Section 7 of the RBI in the Reserve Bank of India's 83-year history
Mumbai: Section 7 (1) of The Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, became a contentious issue after the tension between the central bank and government turned into a public spat over the last few days. No government has so far invoked this section in the central bank’s 83-year history. According to the RBI Act’s Section 7 (1), “the central government may from time to time give such directions to the Bank as it may, after consultation with the Governor of the Bank, consider necessary in the public interest".
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