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In future, while seeking assistance of another officer of your Public Authority for the purpose of procuring information requested vide a RTI application, and which is held by him, you may introduce the practice of forwarding such a RTI application by attaching a covering letter to it, wherein you may expressly invoke the provision of section 5(4) as well as draw the attention of that officer towards the provision of section 5(5) of the RTI Act.
Name of the Officer,
Name of the Public Authority,
Address of the Public Authority.
Subject: Information sought under the RTI Act, 2005.
Ref: RTI Application Dated: XXXXX (Enclosed herewith).
In-accordance with the provision of section 5(4) of the RTI Act, your assistance is hereby sought for the purpose of providing the information requested vide the said RTI application and which is held by your Office / Department. Kindly provide the same as expeditiously as possible, but in any case, in-keeping with the letter & spirit of the time limits laid down under the provision of section 7(1) of the RTI Act.
Your kind attention is hereby drawn to the provision of section 5(5) of the RTI Act, whereby you shall be treated as a deemed Public Information Officer for the limited purpose of providing the said part / all of information requested vide the said particular RTI application.
Please find the provisions section 5(4) & 5(5) quoted below for your immediate reference:
1. RTI application Dated: XXXXX Bearing Reference No: XXXXX.
XXXX 'Name & Designation'
(Public Information Officer)