From the contents of the appeal it is found that the appellant has made request that he is require certified copies of approved minutes of PCP’s meeting dated 15-05-2008 and 01-10-2010 vide which penalty was imposed on account of over and above enrollment without considering the record and approved minutes and payments of requisite fees to the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan. Under section 7 of Right of Access to Information Act, 2017 minutes of meeting have been exempted from disclosure subject to final decision by the public body.
The documents required by the appellant in his appeal have been found to be public record and its disclosure is not exempted under any provision of the Act.
Since public body has neither provided the said information to the appellant within time provided under the act, nor has bothered to associate the proceedings of the commission in spite of notice.
Therefore, keeping in view the above facts and circumstances, the appeal is allowed. The respondent / public body is directed to provide certified copies of minutes of PCP’s meeting dated 15-05-2008 and 01-10-2010 to the appellant within ten days.
Copy of the order of the Commission be sent to the Secretary, Pharmacy Council of Pakistan for implementation of the order. Now to come up for report about implementation of order May 30, 2023.