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The reading of s. 19(9) includes right to appeal on the decision conveyed to the parties. Such an appeal need to be decided u/s 19(10). So in my opinion the order of SIC/CIC can be reviewed by the commission u/s 19(10).
So in my opinion the appellants before approaching the Highcourt by way of writ, a costly affair can seek review of the SIC/CIC decision. The s.19(9) and s.19(10) is open for discussion, regarding REVIEW of SIC/CIC decision. The members are requested to post their
While searching for hon'ble highcourt decisions regarding the penalties under RTI. I could download a copy of Division bench order from the Hon'ble High court of karnataka from its website. The decision is attached for the personal knowledge of the members. those who are interested in the certified copy, they need to apply to Hon'ble high court of karnataka, as per its rules.
Please find enclosed the proposed amendment to RTI rules and CIC appeal procedure by the DOPT, Govt. of India by notification dated 10th december 2010. This is for the benefit of the members being posted here.
Dear learned members
I invite to post your comments on S. 7(9) read with S. 2(f) of the RTI act 2005.
The s. 7(9) reads as:"An information shall ordinarily be provided in the form in which it is sought unless it would disproportionately divert the resources of the public authority or would be detrimental to the safety or preservation of the record in question."
S. 2(f) reads as:
" "information" means any material in any form,
The karnataka Govt has appointed 5 new state information commissioners incuding the chief state information commissioner as per the RTI act 2005. Here with attached a file which contains the Public Information Officer and First Appellate Authority of State Information Commission office.