Action for non - traceable documents
The appellant asked for the information on six queries pertaining to M/s. M.P. Textiles Export relating to investigation being conducted against along with the copies of all visit notes drawn on visit to EOU Units apart from this Unit before 2004 and Certificate regarding visit or non visit of Preventive Branch. The PIO in his written submissions stated that contents of two letters were obtained from originating authority and as far as action taken on these letters were concerned; the file related to these two letters was not traceable in spite of best efforts. The FAA directed the deemed PIO to trace out the file and provide the information to the appellant within 15 days.
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The Commission directed the PIO to make another attempt to trace the relevant file and provide requisite information to the appellant within two weeks of the receipt of this order. In case the said file is not traceable, the PIO was directed to provide an affidavit to the appellant to this effect.
Citation: Shri P.P.S. Chawla v. Office of the Commissioner of Central Excise, Customs & Service Tax in file no. CIC/SS/A/2011/001160