Can opinion and recommendations of the Public Authority be sought under RTI?
The appellant submitted an application under Right to Information (RTI) Act seeking opinion and recommendations of the Public Authority on the basis of a hypothetical situation provided in the RTI Application. The Public Information Officer (PIO) asked the appellant to seek specific information.
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The Central Information Commission (CIC) rejected the appeal stating that specific information has not been sought in the RTI Application by the appellant.
Citation: Mr. Shashi Kant Giri v. LIC of India, in Appeal: No. CIC/DS/A/2011/003009
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/564
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