A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters
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A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters


Information regarding complaint - CIC: It is a Complaint under the RTI Act where no further direction for disclosure of information can be given: Only required to be ascertained if it has been denied with a malafide intention or an unreasonable cause     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO: The RTI application and first appeal were not received; On receipt of second appeal, it was transferred u/s 6(3) to State GST to whom the matter pertains - CIC: File an affidavit deposing categorically that the application & appeal were not received     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Provide certified legible copy of the explantion submitted by PIO to the Commission regarding the SCN - CIC: Appellant has right to file a non-compliance complaint in the Commission as per the practice rather than filing fresh RTI Application     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Appropriate reply has not been furnished by the PIO as per the provisions of the RTI Act; PIO directed to seek clarification from the appellant and furnish information - CIC: Look into the grievance of the Appellant in accordance with the guidelines     Right to Information Act 2005    An ex-employee sought information regarding alleged fake and inaccurate entries in the CTS/CMS at Banking Ombudsman Office - CIC: Appellant is raising speculative statements and expressing conjecture to channelise his service-related grievance     Right to Information Act 2005    Tax details and GST returns were denied claiming it is confidential Third Party information - CIC: Appellant has stretched her apprehensions and is merely expressing conjecture against the tax liability of the averred entities; No larger public interest     Right to Information Act 2005    Vijai Sharma and K V Chowdary appointed as CIC and CVC respectively     Right to Information Act 2005    Is the Mysore Police Commissioner’s office coming up without plan approval?     Right to Information Act 2005    No action taken against the illegal massage parlours or spas in Goa     Right to Information Act 2005    Are there norms about the fee a school should charge and the facilities it offers?     Right to Information Act 2005    There is only 1 primary health centre per 28 villages of UP     Right to Information Act 2005    Services of all OSDs / Consultants terminated by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai     Right to Information Act 2005    Disclosure of third party agreements entered into by UIDAI for handling grievance redressal     Right to Information Act 2005    Service particulars of colleagues to be furnished for dispute arises relating to confirmation, seniority, promotion     Right to Information Act 2005    Can Section 8(2) of the RTI Act overcome the Section 44(3) of the DPDP Act?     Right to Information Act 2005   
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FAQ

How should an appellant file the second appeal before the Information Commission?

In respect of Central Information Commission, the procedure to be adopted has been prescribed under the CIC (Appeal Procedure) Rules, 2005. Similarly, the procedure followed by State Information Commissions is governed by the Rules notified by the respective State Governments in this regard.

An appeal to the CIC should contain the following information:-

(i)  Name and address of the appellant;

(ii) Name and address of the CPIO against the decision of whom the appeal is preferred;

(iii) Particulars of the order including number, if any, against which the appeal is preferred;

(iv) Brief facts leading to the appeal

(v) If the appeal is preferred against deemed refusal, the particulars of the application, including number and date and name and address of the CPIO to whom the application was made;

(vi) Prayer or relief sought;

(vii) Grounds for the prayer or relief;

(viii) Verification by the appellant; and

(ix) Any other information which the Commission may deem necessary for deciding the appeal.

 

An appellant should enclose the following documents with the appeal:-

(i) self-attested copies of the Orders or documents against which the appeal is being preferred;

(ii) copies of documents relied upon by the appellant and referred to in the appeal; and

(iii) an index of the documents referred to in the appeal.