RTI Complaint

RTI Complaint

RTI Act confers right to access to information held by a Public Authority on all Citizens. In case you have been denied the access to information you may file Complaint before the Right to Information commission/ Chief Information Commissioner

When to file a complaint

 It shall be the duty of theRight to Information Commission, as the case may be, to receive and inquire into a complaint from any person.

In case of Refusal, Public Information officer (PIO) should give reason in writing, quotedin the section of the RTI Act relied upon for such refusal. Against this decision of the Public Information officers (PIOs)Citizens have right to lodge complaint with the Right to information commission/ Chief information commissioner.

Complaint file, as the case may be

A:The Claimant who has been refused to get the right to access for any information requested under
this Act.

B:The Claimant who has not been given a response to a request for information or access to information within the time limit specified under this Act

C:The Claimant who believes that he or she has been given incomplete, misleading or false information.

D: In respect of any other matter relating to requesting or obtaining access to records under this Act.      

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