In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires
(a) "Appropriate Government" means in relation to a public authority which is established, constituted, owned, controlled or substantially financed by funds provided directly or indirectly
(b) "Central Information Commission" means the Central Information Commission constituted under sub-section (1) of section 12;
(c) "Central Public Information Officer" means the Central Public Information Officer designated under sub-section (1) and includes a Central Assistant Public Information Officer designated as such under sub-section (2) of section 5"
(d) "Chief Information Commissioner" and "Information Commissioner" mean the Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioner appointed under sub-section (3) of section 12;"
(e) "Competent authority" means"
(f) "Information" means any material in any form, including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force;"
(g) "Prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act by the appropriate Government or the competent authority, as the case may be;
(h) "Public authority" means any authority or body or institution of self- government established or constituted
(i) Body owned, controlled or substantially financed;
(ii) Non-Government organization substantially financed, directly or indirectly by funds provided by the appropriate Government;