Appeal to RTI
What is the procedure of appealing against the information provided under RTI ? Do I have to pay the fees ? Can I pay by postal order ?
Draft your appeal application on a blank sheet of paper addressed to the First Appellate Authority. Remember to attach a copy of your original application and a copy of the reply in whatever form (if received) from the PIO.
You are not required to pay any fee for the first appeal. However, some state governments have prescribed a fee.
For APPEAL USE THE FORMAT-ANNEXURE-B.If u have filed RTI for state dept.u affix the court fee stamp of Rs.20/-.
ANNEXURE “B” Affix here Court Fee Stamp
[See rule 5(1) of Maharashtra Right to Information Rules,2005] Fee Stamp of Rs. 20/-
Appeal under section 19 (1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005.
From : Mr./Mrs./Ms.
(Appellant’s name and address)
To : The Appellate Authority &
(Name/designation/address of the Appellate authority)
(1) Full name of the Appellant : Mr./Mrs./Ms.
(2) Address :
(3) Particulars of the State
Public Information Officer :
(4) Date of receipt of the order appealed against :
(if order passed)
(5) Last date for filing the appeal :
(6) The grounds for appeal
(7) Particulars of information--
(i) Nature and subject matter of the
information required :
(ii) Name of the office or Department
to which the information relates :
Date : Signature of Appellant.
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