Federal Govt Employees Right of Access to Information Act 2017 PDF Download

Government of Pakistan, National Assembly Secretariat has issued the gazette of Pakistan for the federal employees Govt Employees Right of Access to Information Act 2017 with pdf download.

Brief Details of Federal Employees Right of Access to Information Act

THE RIGHT OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT, 2017 (FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) — It shall apply to all public bodies of the Federal Government. It shall come into force at once.

Information Commission means the Pakistan Commission on Access to Information established in accordance with Section 18. Information means information based on record.

National Security means the matters pertaining to the integrity, security or defence of Pakistan or any part thereof. Record means a public record as defined in Section 6. Right of access to information means the right of access to information accessible under this Act which is held by or under the control of any public body and includes the right of access to information, documents or record in digital or printed form, as the case may be.

This Act shall be interpreted so as to advance its purposes as set out in the preamble and to promote the right of access to information; and facilitate and encourage promptly the disclosure of the information at the lowest and reasonable cost.

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Table of Contents:

  1. Short title, application and commencement
  2. Definitions
  3. Right to have access to information not to be denied
  4. Maintenance and indexing of record
  5. Publication and availability of record
  6. Declaration of public record
  7. Exclusion of certain record
  8. Computerization and voluntary disclosure of record
  9. Designated official
  10. Functions of designated official
  11. Requests
  12. Where information requested for is not held
  13. Procedure for acceptance and refusal of requests
  14. Time-limit for responding
  15. Fee for requests
  16. Information exempt from disclosure
  17. Appeal
  18. Information Commission
  19. Functions of the Information Commission
  20. Powers of the Information Commission
  21. Funding for the Information Commission
  22. Offences
  23. Indemnity
  24. Recruitment in Information Commission
  25. Act to override other laws
  26. Power to make rules
  27. Power to make regulations
  28. Power to remove difficulty
  29. Repeal

Federal Govt Employees Right of Access to Information Act 2017 PDF Download

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