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One of the convicts who has served life sentence has approched me. He says that 20% of their daily earning are deducted for 'Victims contribution fund' but in reality this fund is not passed on to victim.

This is regarding GOA.

What should I ask and to whom.

Which act should I refer?



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Dear Member


You may apply under RTI and ask for certified copies of records containing details relating to collection and end-use of funds and details of accounts of last two/five years.



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The RTI has to be filed with the PIO of the Prisons Department in Goa and follow suggestions given in post #2 above.




You can file a RTI application with the PIO. Details of PIO will be available on the website of the organisation/department, under the "RTI" link. Or simply call that office and ask "Who is the PIO in your office under the RTI Act 2005. I want to file a RTI application." ?



Your RTI Application has to be as per the RTI Rules and Fees for Goa.

These are available in the Guide section of the Portal: RTI Guide



Please read the other articles in the Guide section as well as the links given in the FAQ here: RTI FAQ



These will be of help to you during the RTI process.



Read the links given on the Home page of this portal: RTI INDIA - Your right to know - the Compete Right to Information Portal of India



Please also read:



Time limits specified in the RTI Act - Guide

How to submit a RTI Application - Guide

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