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What is the Application Procedure for requesting information?
What is the time limit to get the information?
What could be the ground for rejection?

What is the Application Procedure for requesting information?
  1. Apply in writing or through electronic means in English or Hindi

  2. Reason for seeking information are not required to be given;

  3. Pay fee of Rs.10 in cash or by way of Demand Draft,Postal Order or a Bankers cheque. (if not belonging to the below poverty line category).

What is the time limit to get the information?
  1. 30 days from the date of application

  2. 48 hours for information concerning the life or  liberty of a person

  3. 5 days shall be added to the above response time, in case the application for information is given to Assistant Public Information Officer.  

  4. If the interests of a third party are involved then time limit will be 40 days (maximum period + time given to the party to make representation).  

  5. Failure to provide information within the specified period is a deemed refusal.

What could be the ground for rejection?
  1. If it is covered by exemption from disclosure. (S.8)

  2. If it infringes copyright of any person other than the State. (S.9)