When can an applicant file an appeal before the First Appellate Authority (FAA)?

An applicant can file an appeal before the FAA when:

  1. the information seeker does not receive any decision within the time specified in Section 7(1) or
  2. if the information seeker is aggrieved from the quantum of cost demanded for furnishing of information u/s 7(3)(a) of the RTI Act.
  3. if the information seeker is aggrieved by the order of the PIO.