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right to information


1.Whether a private person or any other person can get information regarding other private persons immovable property(house , building) from the municipality or any other authority concerned under right to information act?

2. Whether he can get details such as blue prints , or other information from the concerned authority?

3. Doesn't it cause invasion of privacy?

4 whether person has right to get such  information under the right to information act ?

5 whether it comes under grounds for refusal under Sec 6(d) The Karnataka Right to Information Act , 2000?
 
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The following is exempt from disclosure [S.8)]

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[*]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 [/*][*]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; [/*][*]information, the disclosure of which would cause a breach of privilege of Parliament or the State Legislature; [/*][*]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;  [/*][*]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; [/*][*]information received in confidence from foreign Government; [/*][*]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; [/*][*]information which would impede the process of investigation or apprehension or prosecution of offenders; [/*][*]cabinet papers including records of deliberations of the Council of Ministers, Secretaries and other officers; [/*][*]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; [/*][/list]Notwithstanding any of the exemptions listed above, a public authority may allow access to information, if public interest in disclosure outweighs the harm to the protected interests.
 
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Advocate

Great information.
Thanks Dear Kirankumar.
 
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Thanks Dear Kirankumar.
 
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Dear Members, Under Right to Information Act, for how may previous years a person can seek information?
 
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You may ask for any information, which is not more than 20 years old.
 
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RTI & CONSUMER ACTIVIST

U can ask for any information without any age of info. Any information which is older than  20 years will be available without any bar of section 8(1) a,c,i of  RTI Act.

 
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RTI & CONSUMER ACTIVIST

U cannot access private info of a person, unless public interest warrants such disclosure as per section 8 (1) (j) of RTI Act.

 
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Advocate

Rightly answerd by all. Kindly go to S.11 also. Over all weightege is for public interest.

 
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Up to 20 years prior to the date of information prior to the information sought for

 
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