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Handbook on Right to Information Act, 2005

 

by Dr. Niraj Kumar
 
Handbook on Right to Information Act, 2005
 
List Price: Rs. 2395
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Publisher: Bharat Law House Pvt. Ltd.
Edition: 6th edn., 2024
Year: 2024
ISBN: 978-81-7737-291-5
Pages: 1688
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About Handbook on Right to Information Act, 2005
 

 

DIVISION I

THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005

(For detailed synopsis, see respective section)

Statement of objects and reasons                                                                                                   

Preamble                                                                                                                                              

Chapter I

Preliminary

1.     Short title, extent and commencement                                                                                  

2.     Definitions                                                                                                                                   

Chapter II

Right to Information and Obligations of Public Authorities

3.     Right to information                                                                                                                  

4.     Obligations of public authorities                                                                                              

5.     Designation of Public Information Officers                                                                          

6.     Request for obtaining information                                                                                         

7.     Disposal of request                                                                                                                     

8.     Exemption from disclosure of information                                                                           

9.     Grounds for rejection to access in certain cases                                                                   

10.  Severability                                                                                                                                  

11.  Third-party information                                                                                                            

Chapter III

The Central Information Commission

12.  Constitution of Central Information Commission                                                              

13.  Term of office and conditions of service                                                                               

14.  Removal of Chief Information Commissioner or Information Commissioner             

Chapter IV

The State Information Commission

15.  Constitution of State Information Commission                                                                  

16.  Term of office and conditions of service                                                                               

17.  Removal of State Chief Information Commissioner or State Information Commissioner        

Chapter V

Powers and functions of the
Information Commissions, Appeal and Penalties

18.  Powers and functions of Information Commissions                                                           

19.  Appeal                                                                                                                                          

20.  Penalties                                                                                                                                       

Chapter VI

Miscellaneous

21.  Protection of action taken in good faith                                                                                

22.  Act to have overriding effect                                                                                                   

23.  Bar of jurisdiction of courts                                                                                                     

24.  Act not to apply to certain organisations                                                                               

25.  Monitoring and reporting                                                                                                          

26.  Appropriate Government to prepare programmes                                                               

27.  Power to make rules by appropriate Government                                                               

28.  Power to make rules by competent authority                                                                       

29.  Laying of rules                                                                                                                            

30.  Power to remove difficulties                                                                                                     

31.  Repeal                                                                                                                                          

First Schedule            Form of Oath or Affirmation to be made by the Chief Information Commissioner/The Information Commissioner/The State Chief Information Commissioner/The State Information Commissioner

Second Schedule       Intelligence and Security Organisation Established by the Central Government   

Right to Information Rules, 2012                                                                                                   

DIVISION II

                                          RULES

Right to Information (Term of Office, Salaries, Allowances and Other Terms and Conditions of Service of Chief Information Commissioner, Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission, State Chief Information Commissioner and State Information Commissioners in the State Information Commission) Rules, 2019      

Lok Sabha Secretariat Right to Information (Regulation of Fee and Cost) Rules, 2005     

Rajya Sabha Secretariat Right to Information (Regulation of Fee and Cost) Rules, 2005 

DIVISION III

Miscellaneous

1.     Information to be Published (Made Public) by Public Authorities                                    

2.     List of Important Web-Sites                                                                                                     

3.     List of State Information Commission Web-Sites                                                               

4.     List of NGOs on RTI Web-Sites                                                                                               

5.     List of Important Volunteers/NGOs Helping RTI Movement                                           

6.     RTI Activists/Volunteers/Contacts helping RTI movement in Uttar Pradesh

7.     List of RTI Activists all across the country                                                                           

8.     RTI Application Fee by State Governments                                                                         

9.     RTI Appellants: Know your Rights                                                                                         

10.  RTI Act in Nutshell                                                                                                                    

11.  How to Get Information of Private Entity?                                                                          

 

DIVISION IV

SPECIMEN FORMS

1.     Specimen Form of Application for Obtaining Information                                               

2.     Specimen Form A: Application for Obtaining Information under Right of Information Act, 2005, section 6        

3.     Specimen Form of Acknowledgement of Application                                                        

4.     Specimen Form of Intimation for Payment of Fee for Information                                

5.     Specimen Form of Providing Information                                                                            

6.     Specimen Form of for Intimation of Rejection of Application for Providing Information         

7.     Specimen Form of Application if Wrong Document/s is/are Provided                            

8.     Specimen Form of Application if Wrong Information is Provided                                   

9.     Specimen form of Application for Obtaining Supplementary Information/s                

10.  Specimen Form of Appeal                                                                                                        

11.  Specimen Form of Acknowledgement of Appeal                                                                

12.  Specimen Form of First Appeal                                                                                               

13.  Specimen Form of First Appeal                                                                                               

14.  Specimen Form of First Appeal                                                                                               

15.  Specimen Form of First Appeal                                                                                           

16.  Specimen Form of First Appeal                                                                                           

17.  Specimen Complaint to be filed with CIC/SIC, and Operative Guidelines for Filing Non-compliance of Orders of Information Commissions                                                                                                                           

DIVISION V

SOME SAMPLE QUESTIONS ON RTI

1.     Right to Information                                                                                                                 

2.     Have you ever thought?                                                                                                           

3.     How do we hold the government accountable?                                                                   

4.     Do not Pay Bribes?                                                                                                                    

5.     Using RTI is simple                                                                                                                    

6.     Understanding and Using RTI                                                                                                 

7.     What is information                                                                                                                   

8.     Coverage and applicability                                                                                                      

9.     Obligations of public authorities                                                                                              

10.  Public Information Officers (PIOs)                                                                                         

11.  Applying for information                                                                                                          

12. How does a "PIO" deal with your application                                       

13.  Fees                                                                                                                                               

14.  Time Limits                                                                                                                                 

15.  Third Party                                                                                                                                   

16.  Information which cannot be disclosed                                                                                 

17. Exemptions                                                                                              
18. Appeals                                                                                                     

19.  Central and State Information Commissions                         

 
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