Saturday, May 22, 2010

Re: [rti_india] Re: Dont use RTI Act - Satyanand Mishra


Hi Raj,

Not true. Yours is a very common mistake.

The Indian Evidence Act only applies to judicial proceedings in a court or other body/person which is legally authorised to take evidence (and does not apply to arbitration proceedings).


On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 11:38 PM, Raj <> wrote:

If that is the case then Indian Evidence act provides that every public officer holding a public document shall give a certified copy to any applicant. Every public officer can now ask the rti applicant to apply under this alternate procedure and RTI power will be reduced.


--- In, "sarbajitr" <sroy1947@...> wrote:
> 'Don't use RTI if other means of getting info open'
> New Delhi, May 21 (PTI) The Central Information Commission has said RTI Act should not be used if an alternative process of obtaining information is available.

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