Time frame for appeal

  • As per the Act, first appeal has to be preferred within 30 days on receipt of reply from PIO/APIO. If appeal is received by First Appelate Authority after 30 days, can he refuse to entertain the same.

  • RTI Experts


    Under Section 19(1) of the RTI Act, even if an appeal has been filed beyond the mandatory time period of 30 days, the appeal can be admitted if a sufficient cause of action resulting in delay in filing of the first appeal is shown by the applicant.

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