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The Right to Information Act 2005A Handbook$

Sudhir Naib

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780198067474

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067474.001.0001

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APPENDIX S (p.306) Format for Appeal to the Central Information Commission

APPENDIX S (p.306) Format for Appeal to the Central Information Commission

(as per CIC Appeal Procedure Rules, 2005)

The Right to Information Act 2005
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Particulars Required


Name & Address of the Appellant with Contact Nos. (Mobile etc.)



a) Name & Address of the Central Public Information Officer against the decision of whom the appeal is preferred.

b) Date of Application.

c) Date of Reply from PIO/CPIO.


a) Name & Address of First Appellate Authority.

b) Date of First Appeal.

c) Date of Order of First Appellate Authority.


Particulars of the order including number, if any, against which the appeal is preferred.


Brief facts leading to the appeal.


If the appeal is preferred against deemed refusal, the particulars of the application, including number and date name and address of the Central Public Information Officer to whom the application was made.


Prayer or Relief Sought.


Grounds for the Prayer or Relief.


Verification by the Appellant.


Any other information which the Commission may deem necessary for deciding the appeal.

An Index of documents with page numbers should be attached on top of every set of Appeal/Complaint.

Note: Before Coming to the Commission, you are requested to submit one copy of your appeal to the PIO and one copy of appeal to the First Appellate Authority and collect receipts from both of them.

Please submit Your Appeal in Two Sets to the Commission along with Receipts of PIO & Appellate Authority.

Important Note: Please give full details on the above given points along with Xerox documents.

Still, if you have any problem, you may contact CIC on 011-26717354 between 9:30 am and 5:30 pm from Monday to Friday.

Source: Collected from the Officer of Central Information Commission, New Delhi.