of Income Ceiling to avail Legal Aid Facilities
& Quality Legal Services to the Aided Persons
of Non-Governmental Organisations
Observance of Legal Services
Payable to Advocates on the Panel of Delhi State
Legal Services Authority
on Panel of Central Office, DSLSA
on Panel of Jail Visits
District Wise Panel Advocates
Advocates on Panel of Juvenile Justice Boards
on Panel of Child Welfare Committees
on Panel of All India Legal Aid Cell on Child
on the Panel of Delhi State Legal Services Authority
LEGAL AID COUNSEL SCHEME:
LEGAL AID COUNSEL SCHEME:
Authority has implemented legal aid counsel scheme in Courts of Metropolitan Magistrates,
Special Executive Magistrates, Children Welfare Board etc. Remand Advocates have
been appointed to take up and defend the cases of arrested persons. Now, every
unrepresented person in custody stands assured of legal representation at different
stages of trial. The Authority has also a panel of advocates.
APPOINTMENT OF JAIL VISITING ADVOCATES:
Authority has also appointed Jail Visiting Advocates
to visit different Jails regularly on fixed
days of the week to help the poor and unrepresented
inmates in terms of provisions of Section 12(g)
of the Legal Services Authority Act, 1987. Any
jail inmate can seek aid and advice; file any
bail/parole application; appeal(s) etc. through
RAISING OF INCOME CEILING
income-ceiling limit U/s 12(h) of the Legal Services Authority Act, 1987 has been
enhanced to Rs. 50,000/- per annum to extend the benefits of the Act to more people.
EMPHASIS ON COMPETENT AND QUALITY LEGAL SERVICES TO THE AIDED PERSONS
quality of legal services is the need of the hour for providing competent legal
aid to the applicant. Delhi Legal Services Authority takes regular feed back of
the Advocates on its panel and strikes of the names of the Advocates who fail
to provide efficient services to the applicants/aided persons. The Authority is
always on a look out to bring young, hard working and honest Advocates on its
ACCREDITATION OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS
Authority is working collectively with Govt.
Departments and agencies has also teamed up
with Non-Governmental Organizations working
directly or indirectly in the field of Legal
Services. Most of the NGOs are registered.
OBSERVANCE OF LEGAL SERVICES DAY:
9TH November which is observed as LEGAL SERVICES DAY in all the state Authorities,
The Authority issued Press Release in leading National newspaper both in Hindi
and English spelling out the salient features of the Legal Services Authorities
Act; schemes made there under by the Authority and the services being provided
by it. The Authority organizes many functions and legal literacy camps at various
places in Delhi where various Non-governmental organizations and prominent citizens
of Delhi participate.
Helpline is functional on all the working days from 10.00 A.M to 5.00 P.M in Central Office, Patiala House Courts. It saves time,
money and energy of the poor people and prevents them from being financially exploited.
The Legal Aid Helpline has evoked tremendous response and 4693 number of people
have got benefited.
Information, legal advice and mode of seeking legal aid is available at our Helpline