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When documents obtained under right to information can be tr

When documents obtained under right to information can be treated as public document?

 In view of the above analysis, the xerox copy certified by the
designated Public Information Officer under Right to Information Act
of the private documents are not certified copies within the meaning
of the provisions of Section 65 of the Evidence Act. They are merely
true copies of the private documents available in the records of the
particular Department.  The production and marking of such copies
is permissible only after laying a foundation for acceptance of
secondary evidence under clauses (a) (b) or (c) of Section 65 of the
Act. The condition prescribed under the above cases (a), (b) or (c) of
Section 65 of the Act have to be fulfilled before marking the true
copies obtained under the Right to Information Act. However, the
true copies of public documents certified by the designated
Information Officer can be taken as certified copies of the public

Datti Kameswari Petitioner 
Singam Rao Sarath Chandra and another Respondent     


Civil Revision Petition Nos.3031 and 3048 of 2015

OrderDate: 11-12-2015 

Citation;AIR 2016 Hyderabad 112


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