Information about CHA's registration and renewal is personal information
Inspection of Z1 files, which pertained to a matter regarding registration and renewal of registration for issue of dock entry permits of a Custom House Agent, were denied by the PIO under section 8(1) (j) of the RTI Act. The appellant preferred first-appeal before FAA who upheld the reply of PIO with the observation that the information sought by the appellant pertained to applications of a Custom House Agent, a third party, for registration and renewal of registration for issue of dock entry permits. The appellant has not given any indication in his appeal that the disclosure of the information sought serves any larger public interest.
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The Commission observed that the information sought by the appellant related to a third party and the appellant in his appeal has not established that the disclosure of the information has any relationship to any larger public activity or interest. The respondent have no disclosure obligation under section 8(1) (j) of the RTI Act. The replies of respondent were upheld.
Citation: Shri Somnath R. Agawane v. Mumbai Port Trust in Case No. CIC/SS/A/2011/001445 dated: 16.01.2012
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/54
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