Sunday, February 24, 2008

RTI should cover details about military accommodation: CIC

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that details about occupation of official accommodation by the country's military do not fall under "private activity," and hence could not be denied under the transparency law. "These (official accommodation for the military) are public premises to which allotment is made only by the public authority (here Army). It cannot be argued that activity concerning such public premises is a private activity," the Central Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah said in a recent order.

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This will lead to transparency and fairness in allotment of accomodation and curb malpractices  
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