In the instant appeal, the appellant has sought copy of an enquiry report which was held against him.
The respondent public body has raised objection that as per Section 6 of the Right of Access to Information Act, 2017, the record of inquiry is not public record hence cannot be provided.
During arguments, learned Legal Manager of the Respondent admitted that the inquiry in question has been finalized.
So, the said documents are not privileged or exempted from provision of the same to the appellant. Therefore, the appeal is allowed; the Respondent public body is directed to provide complete requested information to Appellant with intimation to this Commission within 10 days of the order.