RTI application seeking copy of stenographic skill test including sample copy
The appellant filed an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act with the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) seeking information concerning the stenographic skill test including the sample copy of the skill test. The Public Information Officer (PIO) provided the desired information except the sample copy.
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The Central Information Commission (CIC) observed that if there is any such sample copy available with the public authority there is no reason why it should not be disclosed. The CIC disagreed with the denial of information as a policy by the SSC and observed that denial could be only under the exemption provisions provided in the RTI Act which can be cited for not disclosing any information. The Commission directed the PIO to send a sample copy of that particular document to the appellant and if it is not available, he should inform the appellant accordingly.
Citation: Mr. Prem Singh v. Staff Selection Commission in File No. CIC/SM/A/2012/900736
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2013/CIC/928
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