There are two types of Appeal under RTI: First Appeal under Section 19(1) and 19(2) before First Appellate Authority, and Second Appeal under Section 19(3) before Central Information Commission or State Information Commission.
When can I file for Second Appeal?
A Second Appeal can be filed under Section 19(3) of the Right to Information Act under two conditions
Who can file a Second Appeal?
Anybody who is unhappy or dissatisfied with the decision of the Appellate Authority can file Second Appeal to the Information Commission at the Centre or respective States. You need to send your appeal to the relevant Information Commission in writing.
For issues related to Central Government public authorities, you need to send your appeal to the Central Information Commission. For matters related to State Government public authorities, send your appeal to concerned State Information Commission. Appeals against Panchayats should also be sent to the relevant State Information Commission.
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