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(English) The Applicant may deposit such fee directly through the concerned bank and shall produce the receipted challan to the concerned PIO

Rule 4

Deals with fees for providing information

Fees Payable by Applicant

SPIO/SAPIO is to send written intimation to the Applicants on:-

First, actual calculation for arriving at the fees (based upon rates prescribed under Rule 4) and a request to deposit the fees

Second, Applicant’s right to appeal on the quantum detailing the appellate authority, time limit, process and forms of filing appeal

In case of intimation given to the applicant on calculation of costs of providing information-the period between dispatch of intimation and deposit of fees will not be included in the Thirty Days timeframe [Sub Section 3(a) of Section7]

The fee to be charged shall be reasonable (Provision of Sub Section 5 of Section7)

No fees shall be charged from applicant below the Poverty Line (Provision of Sub Section 5 of Section7)-determination of person below the poverty line to be done by ‘Appropriate Government’

Appeal to Commission (with amendments) Rule 5

An appeal to the Commission shall contain the following information

a) Name and address of the applicantb) Name & address of the SPIO or the SAPIO as the case may be, who passed the orderc) Self-attested photocopy of the order of an Officer against whom appeal has been preferred under Section 19(1)

d) Gist of Information sought fore) Grounds for appeal and the relief sought for

Documents to accompany appeal Rule 6

EveryAppealtoCommissionunderSection19(3)shallbe accompanied by

a) Theattestedtruecopyoftheorderagainstwhichtheappealisbeingpreferredb) Thecopiesofdocumentsrelieduponbytheappellantandreferredtointheappeal;andc) Anindexofthedocumentsreferredtointheappeal

Procedure in deciding appeal to Commission under Section 19(1), Rule 7

In deciding the appeal, the Commission shall

Sub-rule 2 of Rule 7

In deciding the appeal the Commission may ask the appellant to add any other informationother than the information included in the contents of the second appeal under Rule 5

Service of Notice by Commission, Rule 8

Notice required to be issued under Section 19(9) by the Commission may be served in any of following modes:

Signing of Order under Rule9

The ORDER shall be

Rule 10