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RIGHT TO INFORMATIO



District Police Hamirpur

In pursuance of the promulgation of Right to Information Act, 2005, the following infrastructure has been put in position :-

1.Any citizen of India seeking any information relating to District Police Hamirpur may address his application to Public Information Officer (PIO) or Assisstant Public Information Officer(APIO)..
  Name                 Address                                                                          Phone no.

PIO Balbir Singh                      Addl. SP, Distt. Police HQ- Hamirpur, HP, PIN 177001                 01972 224958
APIO Hitesh Lakhanpal             Dy.S.P.(HQ), Distt. Police HQ- Hamirpur, HP, PIN 177001         01972 224338
APIO Jasbir Singh                     SDPO- Badsar, Distt.- Hamirpur, HP, PIN 174305                     01972 289840



3.The application shall be considered for providing desired information only if the application is accompanied by application fee of Rs.10/-. (No fee to be deposited by a BPL[below powerty line] applicant, he shall attach copy of BPL certificate).  The application fee of Rs. 10/- may be deposited any of the following three alternatives only *:- 
(a) By cash to be deposited in the HP Govt. treasury and receipt attaed with application.
(b)By Bank Draft to be drawn in favour of Superintedent of police-Hamirpur, payable at Hamirpur attach with application.
(c)By  Postal Order in favour of Superintedent of police-Hamirpur, payable at Hamirpur-177001, attach with application.

*additional fee may be demanded depending upon the expenditure likeky to be incurred in providing information e.g.papers, CDs etc.


 

**  Relevant Provision of RTI ACT for the information of public:-

Section 6.

(1) A person, who desires to obtain any information under this Act, shall make a request in writing or through electronic means in English or Hindi or in the official language of the area in which the application is being made, accompanying such fee as may be prescribed, to-

(a) the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, of the concerned public authority;


  (b) the Central Assistant Public Information Officer or State Assistant Public Information Officer, as the case may be,
specifying the particulars of the information sought by him or her:


Provided that where such request cannot be made in writing, the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, shall render all reasonable assistance to the person making the request orally to reduce the same in writing.


(2) An applicant making request for information shall not be required to give any reason for requesting the information or any other personal details except those that may be necessary for contacting him.


(3) Where an application is made to a public authority requesting for an information,-


              (i) which is held by another public authority; or


             (ii) the subject matter of which is more closely connected with the functions of another public authority,
the public authority, to which such application is made, shall transfer the application or such part of it as may be appropriate to that other public authority and inform the applicant immediately about such transfer:
Provided that the transfer of an application pursuant to this sub-section shall be made as soon as practicable but in no case later than five days from the date of receipt of the application.
Request for obtaining information.
Disposal of request.


Section 7.

       (1) Subject to the proviso to sub-section (2) of section 5 or the proviso to sub-section (3) of section 6, the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, on receipt of a request undersection 6 shall, as expeditiously as possible, and in any case within thirty days of the receipt of the request, either provide the information on payment of such fee as may be prescribed or reject the request for any of the reasons specified in sections 8 and 9:
Provided that where the information sought for concerns the life or liberty of a person, the same shall be provided within forty-eight hours of the receipt of the request.
      (2) If the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, fails to give decision on the request for information within the period specified under sub-section (1), the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, shall be deemed to have refused the request.
     ( 3) Where a decision is taken to provide the information on payment of any further fee representing the cost of providing the information, the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, shall send an intimation to the person making the request, giving-


              (a) the details of further fees representing the cost of providing the information as determined by him, together with the calculations made to arrive at the amount in accordance with fee prescribed under sub-section (1), requesting him to deposit that fees, and the period intervening between the despatch of the said intimation and payment of fees shall be excluded for the purpose of calculating the period of thirty days referred to in that sub-section;


              (b) information concerning his or her right with respect to review the decision as to the amount of fees charged or the form of access provided, including the particulars of the appellate authority, time limit, process and any other forms.

       (4) Where access to the record or a part thereof is required to be provided under this Act and the person to whom access is to be provided is sensorily disabled, the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, shall provide assistance to enable access to the information, including providing such assistance as may be appropriate for the inspection.


       (5) Where access to information is to be provided in the printed or in any electronic format, the applicant shall, subject to the provisions of sub-section (6), pay such fee as may be prescribed:
Provided that the fee prescribed under sub-section (1) of section 6 and sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 7 shall be reasonable and no such fee shall be charged from the persons who are of below poverty line as may be determined by the appropriate Government.


       (6) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (5), the person making request for the information shall be provided the information free of charge where a public authority fails to comply with the time limits specified in sub-section (1).


       (7) Before taking any decision under sub-section (1), the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, shall take into consideration the representation made by a third party under section 11.


       (8) Where a request has been rejected under sub-section (1), the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, shall communicate to the person making the request,-


            (i) the reasons for such rejection;
            (ii) the period within which an appeal against such rejection may be preferred; and
            (iii) the particulars of the appellate authority.


(9) An information shall ordinarily be provided in the form in which it is sought unless it would disproportionately divert the resources of the public authority or would be detrimental to the safety or preservation of the record in question.


SECTION 8.

       (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, there shall be no obligation to give any citizen,-
                (a) information, disclosure of which would prejudicially affect the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security, strategic, scientific or economic interests of the State, relation with foreign State or lead to incitement of an offence;
               (b) information which has been expressly forbidden to be published by any court of law or tribunal or the disclosure of which may constitute contempt of court;


Exemption from disclosure of information.

       (c) information, the disclosure of which would cause a breach of privilege of Parliament or the State Legislature;


       (d) information including commercial confidence, trade secrets or intellectual property, the disclosure of which would harm the competitive position of a third party, unless the competent authority is satisfied that larger public interest warrants the disclosure of such information;


       ( e) information available to a person in his fiduciary relationship, unless the competent authority is satisfied that the larger public interest warrants the disclosure of such information;

     (f) information received in confidence from foreign Government;


      (g) information, the disclosure of which would endanger the life or physical safety of any person or identify the source of information or assistance given in confidence for law enforcement or security purposes;


        (h) information which would impede the process of investigation or apprehension or prosecution of offenders;


         (i) cabinet papers including records of deliberations of the Council of Ministers, Secretaries and other officers:
Provided that the decisions of Council of Ministers, the reasons thereof, and the material on the basis of which the decisions were taken shall be made public after the decision has been taken, and the matter is complete, or over:


Provided further that those matters which come under the exemptions specified in this section shall not be disclosed;


           (j) information which relates to personal information the disclosure of which has no relationship to any public activity or interest, or which would cause unwarranted invasion of the privacy of the individual unless the Central Public Information Officer or the State Public Information Officer or the appellate authority, as the case may be, is satisfied that the larger public interest justifies the disclosure of such information:
Provided that the information which cannot be denied to the Parliament or a State Legislature shall not be denied to any person.

       (2) Notwithstanding anything in the Official Secrets Act, 1923 nor any of the exemptions permissible in accordance with sub-section (1), a public authority may allow access to information, if public interest in disclosure outweighs the harm to the protected interests.


      (3) Subject to the provisions of clauses (a), (c) and (i) of sub-section (1), any information relating to any occurrence, event or matter which has taken place, occurred or happened twenty years before the date on which any request is made under secton 6 shall be provided to any person making a request under that section:
Provided that where any question arises as to the date from which the said period of twenty years has to be computed, the decision of the Central Government shall be final, subject to the usual appeals provided for in this Act.