Are the employment details of Insurance agent liable to be disclosed under RTI?
The appellant sought the employment details of an agent of New India Assurance Company Limited through an application filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. The Public Information Officer (PIO) issued a third party notice and refused to disclose information as per the third party objection. The First Appellate Authority (FAA) provide partial information and denied for the rest of information under section 8 (1) (e) and (j) of the RTI Act, 2005.
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The Central Information Commission (CIC) upheld the decision of the PIO the appeal was rejected.
Citation: Shri Hiren Pravinkumar Sheth v The New India Assurance Co. Ltd in Appeal No. CIC/DS/A/2011/002295
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/518
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