Issues relating to Second Appeal
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
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.
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.
THE KARNATAKA HIGH COURT has issued notification on rTI 2005 and posted on its website.
The link is here under: http://karnatakajudiciary.kar.nic.in/rti.html
members can use the same for the information.