CPIO is not under obligation to transfer RTIs to multiple organizations

The Commission finds no merit in the complaint filed by Shri Sudhir Goyal on CPIO contention that there are over 75 ministries/departments and as per the decision of a three-member Bench of the Commission in the case of Shri Ketan Kantilal Modi Vs CBEC, dt 22.9.2009, CPIO is not under obligation to transfer RTIs to …

Reference to website by PIO alone to obtain information sought is not complete

In a much relief for an RTI applicant, CIC has given a judgement that claim by Public Information Officer that similar RTI application was earlier answered is no defence for denial unless that claim is proved. Secondly CIC ruled that giving reference to website alone to obtain information sought is not complete provision of information …

Transfer or Reply – You cannot ignore RTI

If the Public Authority has not transferred the RTI application to another public authority who is holding information under the RTI Act, they are themselves responsible to collect the information from the said departments and furnish the same. As per Section 6 (3) Where an application is made to a public authority requesting for an …