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RTI TIME SCHEDULE

 

Large number of queries in "Ask RTI Query" forum are about Time Schedule for various aspects as to when the PIO is supposed to supply information, when to file First Appeal, second appeal etc. In order to give a clear picture of Time Schedule at various stages of RTI dealings, both by Public Authority as well as Information Seekers, a tabulated Time Schedule is attached.

 

[TABLE=class: grid, width: 650]

[TR]

[TD]Ref[/TD]

[TD]Activity[/TD]

[TD]Section[/TD]

[TD]Time Limit in days[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]1[/TD]

[TD]RTI Application by Applicant[/TD]

[TD]Sec-6(1)[/TD]

[TD]Date of receipt by PIO = 'D'[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]2[/TD]

[TD]Decision of PIO on RTI Application[/TD]

[TD]Sec-7(1)[/TD]

[TD]D+30[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]3[/TD]

[TD]Forwarding of RTI Application to PIO by APIO[/TD]

[TD]Sec-5(2)+ 5(2) proviso[/TD]

[TD]D+5[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]4[/TD]

[TD]Transferring RTI Application to another Public Authority[/TD]

[TD]6(3)+Proviso[/TD]

[TD]D+5[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]5[/TD]

[TD]Decision by PIO in Ref.3[/TD]

[TD]Sec-5(2)+ 7(1)[/TD]

[TD]D+30+5 = 35[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]6[/TD]

[TD]Decision by PIO in Ref.4[/TD]

[TD]Sec-6(3)+ 7(1)[/TD]

[TD]D+30+5 = 35[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]7[/TD]

[TD]Decision by PIO on Applications concerning Life or Liberty.[/TD]

[TD]Sec-7(1) proviso[/TD]

[TD]D+48 hrs[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]8[/TD]

[TD]Deemed refusal by PIO[/TD]

[TD]Sec-7(2)[/TD]

[TD]Beyond D+30 or 35 days or 48 hrs (Ref 5, 6, 7)[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]9[/TD]

[TD]Physical supply of information on remitting document charges (period between dispatch of PIO's decision and receipt of document charges/fee to be excluded to calculate time limit.[/TD]

[TD]Sec-7(3)(a)[/TD]

[TD]D+30 or D+35 days or D+48 hrs (Dates from Date of dispatch of intimation to date of remittance of Fee to be excluded (Ref 5,6,7).[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]10[/TD]

[TD]Applicant entitled to information FREE of Charges/Fee if information is not provided within time limit mentioned at Ref 5,6,7.[/TD]

[TD]Sec-7(6)[/TD]

[TD]Within 30 or 35 days or 48 hours as calculated under Ref-9.[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]11[/TD]

[TD]Notice to third party.[/TD]

[TD]Sec-11(1)[/TD]

[TD]D+5[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]12[/TD]

[TD]Notice period available to Third Party to submit response.[/TD]

[TD]Sec-11(2)[/TD]

[TD]10 days from receipt of Notice i.e. (D+5)+10[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]13[/TD]

[TD]Decision notice by PIO in Third Party information cases.[/TD]

[TD]Sec-11(3)[/TD]

[TD]D+40[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]14[/TD]

[TD]Supply of information in Third Party cases.[/TD]

[TD]Sec-7(3)(a)[/TD]

[TD]D+40 as in Ref-9[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]15[/TD]

[TD]First Appeal by Applicant[/TD]

[TD]Sec-19(1)[/TD]

[TD]D+60 or 30 days from PIO's decision ie Ref.13[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]16[/TD]

[TD]First Appeal by Third Party[/TD]

[TD]Sec-19(2)[/TD]

[TD]30 days from PIO's decision ie Ref 13.[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]17[/TD]

[TD]Decision by Departmental first Appellate Authority (FAA)[/TD]

[TD]Sec-19(6)[/TD]

[TD]30 days from receipt of appeal (or 45 days for reasons to be recorded) ie Ref 15 & 16.[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]18[/TD]

[TD]Second Appeal before CIC or SIC[/TD]

[TD]Sec-19(3)[/TD]

[TD]90 days from decision of FAA[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]19[/TD]

[TD]Supply of information relating to human right violations or allegations of corruption with respect to security organizations of Union Government included in SECOND SCHEDULE, with approval of CIC.[/TD]

[TD]Sec-24(1) Second Proviso[/TD]

[TD]D+45 ie 45 days from date of receipt of application by PIO.[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]20[/TD]

[TD]Supply of information relating to human right violations or allegations of corruption with respect to security organizations of State Governments included in SECOND SCHEDULE, with approval of SIC[/TD]

[TD]Sec-24(4) Second Proviso[/TD]

[TD]D+45 ie 45 days from date of receipt of application by SPIO.[/TD]

[/TR]

[/TABLE]

 

 

You can DOWN LOAD copy of "RTI Time Schedule" from the link below:

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