Availability of information with another Public Authority not a ground to deny RTI application, Delhi HC

Aditi Singh October 10 2018

The Delhi High Court has held that availability of information with another public authority is not a ground to deny the information sought under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act).

In terms of the RTI Act, all information as available with the public authority is required to be provided to the citizen unless it is exempt from disclosure under Section 8 of the RTI Act or otherwise pertains to the organizations that are excluded from the purview of the RTI Act, the Court . . .

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