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SHILLONG: The ordinance okayed by the State Cabinet on May 11 has become a secret document as the Government has refused to part with the copy of the ordinance.

When this reporter contacted, a senior Government official said that even if anyone files an RTI application, exemption clause of the RTI Act will be cited to deny information.

“Anyone can approach Public Information Officer, the Appellate Authority, or even the Chief Information Commissioner of the State or the court, but till it is notified in the gazette, we cannot provide the copy of the ordinance”, the official asserted.

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