•   12 Aug, 2022 01.48.35 AM Indian Flag
Who is Entitled to Free Legal Services
The sections of the society as enlisted under Section 12 of the Legal Services Authorities Act are entitled for free legal services, they are :
A. A member of a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe
B. A victim of trafficking in human beings or begar as referred to in Article 23 of the Constitution
C. A woman or a child
D. A mentally ill or otherwise disabled person
E. A person under circumstances of undeserved want such as being a victim of a mass disaster, ethnic violence, caste atrocity, flood, drought, earthquake or industrial disaster; or
F. An industrial workman; or
G. In custody, including custody in a protective home within the meaning of clause (g) of Section 2 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956(104 of 1956); or in a juvenile home within the meaning of clause(j) of Section 2 of the Juvenile Justice Act, 1986 (53 of 1986); or in a psychiatric hospital or psychiatric nursing home within the meaning of clause (g) of Section 2 of the Mental Health Act, 1987(14 of 1987);or
H. In receipt of annual income less than Five Lakh Rupees.