GOVERNMENT OF ODISHA INFORMATION & PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
Odisha RTI (Amendment) Rules, 2006
The 29th May 2006
S. R. O. No.251/2006 -In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 27 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (Act No.22 of 2005), the State Government do hereby make the following rules, to amend the Orissa Right to Information Rules, 2005, namely:-
Short title and commencement - (1) These rules may be called the Orissa Right to Information (Amendment) Rules, 2006.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Orissa Gazette.
In the Orissa Right to Information Rules, 2005 for rule 11, the following rule shall be substituted, namely:- “11. Maintenance of Register-
(1) The Public Information Officer shall maintain a register in Form F for recording the details of the applications received and the information supplied by him and keep the Head of Office informed after furnishing any information and it shall be the duty of the Head of Office to ensure required assistance if any, as would be sought for by the Public Information Officer to facilitate providing information and the said Register shall remain always open to inspection by the members of public as required in respect of the proactive disclosures under Section 4 (1b) of the Act.
(2) Each public authority shall maintain a Register for day-to-day record of the members of public who visit its office in connection with accessing or inspecting suo motto information proactively disclosed by the said authority under Section 4 of the Act.
(3) The Public Information Officer shall maintain a cash register in Form G for recording the details of money received by him relating to providing information and deposit the money in such Head of Account or in any Scheduled Bank in the name of such officer as the concerned Head of Office decides.”
In the said rules, in Form – A,
(i) for the entries appearing against item 5, the following shall be substituted namely:-
“(d) Whether information is required by post/in person/E-Mail
(The actual postal charges shall be included in providing information)”; and
(ii) for item 6, alongwith the entries made, thereof the following shall be substituted, namely:-
“6 Address/E-mail ID to which information will be sent & in which form”.
In the said rules, the existing Schedule shall be substituted by the following, namely:-
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