Right To Information Act 2005
- Every Citizen has a right to obtain information from the Public Information Officer under the Right to information Act, 2005.For this purpose, any person can make a request in writing to the Public Information Officer along with the application fees to be deposited with the authorized person. An acknowledgement of this application will be given. Upon receipt of the application, the PIO disposes of the application within 30 days in writing, and in case any application is submitted through APIOs the information is to be supplied within 35 days from the date of receipt of application .In case of rejection of the application the PIO informs the applicant with reasons for such rejection. Any person who does not receive a decision within the time specified under sub-section (1) or clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 7, or is aggrieved by a decision of the Public Information Officer, he may within thirty days from the expiry of such period or from the receipt of such a decision prefer an appeal to appellate authority. A second appeal against the decision under sub-section (1) shall lie within ninety days from the date of which the decision should have been made or was actually received, with the Central Commission or the State Information Commission.