The reasons for rejecting the extension of CL was sought using RTI application
The appellant filed an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act with the Delhi Armed Police seeking to know from the reasons for rejecting the application of extending the Casual Leave (CL) of her husband and copy of the CCS (Leave) Rules and Standing Order. The Public Information Officer (PIO) supplied the requisite documents to the appellant.
During the hearing before the Central Information Commission (CIC), the respondent submitted that the appellant’s husband has already been informed of the reasons for rejection of extension of CL through various mails and letters.
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The Central Information Commission (CIC) observed that as per the provisions of the RTI Act, information held by or under the control of the respondent is to be provided to the appellant. As the reason for rejecting the application for extending CL had already been provided, the Commission rejected the appeal observing there is no reason to interfere with the replies of the respondent.
Citation: Mrs. Seema Singh v. Delhi Armed Police in Case No. CIC/SS/A/2012/001801
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/828
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