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Md Shad (Student)     12 July 2018

Free Legal Aid

When free legal aid is provided when someone is unable to hire a lawyer??


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Manu Seth   12 July 2018

In terms of The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 every person who has to file or defend a case shall be entitled to legal services under the Act if that person is-

(a) a member of a SC or ST
(b) a victim of human trafficking
(c) a person with disability
(d) a person under circumstances such as victim of a mass disaster like flood, drought, earthquake
(e) an industrial workman
(g) in custody-including in a protective home, juvenile home or in a psychiatric hospital or psychiatric nursing home
(h) in receipt of annual income less than 1 lac (in case of Delhi. The same might vary in other states)
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Nitish Banka (lawyer)     12 July 2018

Contact legal service authority in court

Kavya Sreejith   13 May 2020


You may read more about Free Legal Aid in the following article


Kavya Sreejith

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