Union Of India vs R.K. Jain on 3 February, 2017

1. By Common order dated 10.03.2015 in W.P.(C) No.1041/2013 and
W.P.(C) No.1665/2013, the learned Single Judge held that the office of
Attorney General of India (AGI) is a ”public authority” within the meaning

LPA No.168/2015 & 199/2015 Page 1 of 20
of Section 2(h) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (for short ‘the RTI
Act’).

2. Aggrieved by the same, these two appeals have been preferred by the
Union of India.

3. We have heard Sh.Sanjay Jain, the learned ASG appearing for the
appellant. We have also heard Sh.Prashant Bhushan, the learned counsel
appearing for the respondent in LPA No.168/2015 and Mr. J.K. Mittal, the
learned counsel appearing in LPA No.199/2015.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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