Section 12 of Legal Services Authority Act

If the supported person obtained legal services through false information or fraud. An affidavit by the applicant that he belongs to one of the categories of persons entitled to free legal services under section 12 is normally sufficient. If it is established that the request for service or the matter in question constitutes an abuse of judicial process or service. A request for legal services may preferably be submitted as a Form I (upload form) in the national language or in English. Sections of the company registered in accordance with Article 12 of the Law on Legal Services are entitled to free legal services, namely: the costs of preparing paper books (including paper, printing and translation of documents) in court proceedings and related costs. Yes, complaints and suggestions to improve free legal assistance and services are welcome. Can the denial of legal services be appealed? An application, even if not made in Form I, may also be considered if the facts are reasonably explained in order to provide the applicant with legal services. 12. Every person who is required to file or defend a case is entitled to legal services under this Act if the person is payable or must pay all relevant costs payable or incurred in connection with legal proceedings. The purpose for which the legal services may be used. Oral requests for legal services may also be treated in the same manner as a request made under subsections (1) and (2). An applicant advised by volunteer paralegals, legal aid associations, legal aid clinics and voluntary social service institutions will also be considered for free legal services.

If the person hires a lawyer other than the one appointed by the legal service. Yes, a refusal to provide legal services may be filed with the Chair of the Authority or the Committee within a reasonable time. Costs of drafting, preparation for the filing of legal proceedings and representation by a lawyer in legal proceedings. If the supported person does not cooperate with the legal authority/committee or lawyer. Costs of obtaining certified true copies/copies of judgments, orders and other costs in connection with legal proceedings Applications received by e-mail and interactive online services may also be considered for free legal services after verification of the identity of the applicant and ensuring that he or she is the author of the proposed complaints. The applicant may submit a summary of complaints for which he or she is seeking legal advice with the application in a separate sheet. (1) (d) a disabled person as defined in section 2(i) of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995 (1 of 1996);]. In particular, IBC Laws makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, completeness or suitability of these documents or their timeliness. IBC Laws regularly updates the material on this website when changes are made by Parliament. See disclaimer here.

All civil cases such as matrimonial disputes, matrimonial and custody matters, employment or service matters, traffic accident compensation, consumer disputes, etc. (h) recipients of an annual income of less than nine thousand rupees or such other higher amount as may be prescribed by the State Government if the case is pending before a court other than the Supreme Court, and less than twelve thousand rupees or such other amount as may be prescribed by the central government if the case is pending before the Supreme Court. All cases where fundamental rights are violated as guaranteed by the Constitution of India. Any Indian citizen belonging to the general category whose annual income from all sources does not exceed 3,000,000 rupees (rupees three lakes). Pre-trial detention, including a minor, i.e. a person under 18 years of age in a home or a mentally ill person in a psychiatric hospital or psychiatric care home. (a) A member of a scheduled caste or scheduled tribe; The affidavit may be made on plain paper and must bear the seal of the person witnessing it. (e) A person who may be in undeserved need, such as victims of mass disasters, ethnic violence, caste atrocities, floods, droughts, earthquakes or industrial disasters; or access the full Bare Act here and the notification and circular here. (g) in detention, including in a protective institution within the meaning of section 2 (g) of the Prevention of Immoral Traffic Act 1956 (104 of 1956); or in a juvenile home within the meaning of section 2 (j) of the Juvenile Courts Act 1986 (53 of 1986); or in a psychiatric hospital or nursing home within the meaning of section 2(g) of the Mental Health Act 1987 (14 of 1987), or Under section 12 of the State Legal Services Authorities Act 1987, the following persons are entitled to free legal services: Complaints/suggestions can be sent by post or to the Secretary of Members. A person with a disability, such as blindness, leprosy, locomotive impairment, hearing impairment, mental disability.

The affidavit may be signed before a judge, judge, notary, lawyer, member of the Legislature, elected representative of local bodies, administrator, teacher of a school or institution of higher learning of the central government, state government or local bodies. A person charged with contempt of court or perjury. If the applicant is illiterate or unable to make their own application, Legal Services can arrange to assist the applicant in completing the application form and writing a note on their complaints. If the person supported has sufficient resources. (b) victims of trafficking in human beings within the meaning of article 23 of the Constitution; Prosecution of economic crimes and violations of social laws, such as complaints of untouchability, caste membership or prejudice. 1. Subtitles by Act 1 of 1996, p. 74, for subparagraph (d) (W.E.F.

7-2-1996). In the event of the death of the assisted person, except in the case of civil proceedings in which the right or liability persists.