PoSH Case Law 2 V11

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PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL

CASE LAWS

THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (prevention, prohibition and redressal) Act, 2013

Case law 2

Case name

Ms. Pushpanjali Padhy vs. Indian

Overseas Bank

Final ICC report to be made available to

Case matter

both the parties

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Court

Acts and

RTI Act Sec. 8 (1) (b), (c), (g) and (j);

sections

The Sexual Harassment of Women at

Workplace Act, 2013 Sec. 16, Sec. 25,

Sec. 11 (1) and Sec. 13 (1)

THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (prevention, prohibition and redressal) Act, 2013

Petitioners

Ms. Pushpanjali Padhy

Central Public Information Officer, Indian

Respondent

Overseas Bank

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Judge

THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLAC E (prevention, prohibition and redressal) Act, 2013

Case brief

Application for non receipt of a copy of the inquiry

report of the ICC

The Central Public Information Officer (CIPO) of the

organization refused the sharing of information

under relevant provisions of the RTI Act, 2005

Ms. Pushpanjali Padhy appeals to the CIC

THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (prevention, prohibition and redressal) Act, 2013

Judgement

Submission of report to be made to both the

parties unless…

The Respondents to pay a token compensation of

INR 2000/− (Rupees two thousand only) to the

Appellant

Judgement based on the sections…

THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (prevention, prohibition and redressal) Act, 2013

Learning outcomes

The Section 11 (1) and Section 13 (1) of the

Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace

(Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

make a provision for the inquiry findings to be

made available to both the parties by the ICC

Section 8 (1) (c) of the RTI Act denying information

to the applicant does not apply in the present case

REFERENCE MATERIAL

Case law (complete )

Case law (brief)

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