Third Party Information – Third party in relation to the RTI Act means a person other than the citizen who has made request for information. The definition of third party includes a public authority other than the public authority to whom the request has been made.
The basic object of the Right to Information Act – The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government, contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense.
An informed citizenry will be better equipped to keep necessary vigil on the instruments of governance and make the government more accountable to the governed.
The Act has created a practical regime through which the citizens of the country may have access to information under the control of public authorities.