The Central Information Commission while deciding the appeal held that an applicant cannot change the queries of his RTI application at the appeals stage.

In case the Appellant is interested in getting more information, he is at liberty to file a fresh RTI application to seek the same. 

Queries cannot be changed at the appeal stage

Section 6 of the RTI Act lay down the procedure for requesting for information and Section 19 has laid down the procedure for filing an appeal. The decision can be download and read from our portal here! If you need more information, you can discuss it over our forum here. Please feel free to add comment below.

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