The commission maintained that while all federal public bodies are required to proactively publish all finalised reports and the records retrieved during the process of the enquiry, some of these reports, or, some parts thereof may be exempted from disclosure on legitimate security or other concerns.
The Public Information Officer is directed to provide copies of the record submitted by National Engineering Services of Pakistan, National Logistic Cell and City District Government, Lahore to NAB in pursuance of his application, Reference No. 1(9)HQ/1087NAB-P, dated April 28, 2014, after deducting any record, or, parts thereof which hit exceptions mentioned in Sections 16 of the Act, along with the cover letter stating that these are copies of the records as received by the Respondent. The PIO is also directed to share with the Appellant certified copy of the final enquiry report pertaining to this matter after deducting any record or, parts thereof which hit exceptions mentioned in Section 16 of the Act. This information be provided to the Appellant, with intimation to this commission, at the earliest, but in any case, not later than 10 working days of the receipt of this Order.