BENIFICIARY(1)

 

As per Section 12 of “The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987” read with Regulation 9 of “The Delhi Legal Services Authority Regulation, 2002, this Authority provides free Legal Aid to following persons:-

 

          a)      a member of a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe;

b)      a victim of trafficking in human beings or beggar as referred to in article 23 of the Constitution;

c)       a Woman or a child;

d)      a person with disability as defined in clause (i) of section 2 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.

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

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, or in a juvenile home within the meaning of clause (j) of section 2 of the Juvenile Justice Act, 1986, or in psychiatric hospital or psychiatric nursing home within the meaning of clause (g) of section 2 of the Mental Health Act, 1987; or

h)     in receipt of annual income less than rupees one lakh per annum

 (a)      Senior Citizen income below Rs. 2 lac per annum

 (b)      Transgender income below Rs. 2 lac per annum

 

Data of  beneficiaries of  free Legal Aid Service Provided w.e.f   2011 to  2016 (till September 2016):-

 

2011             2012           2013            2014             2015          2016 (Sept.)

1603            2182            4013            2612             2087              1620

 

2011
2012
2013
2014
2015 &  2016
1603
2182
4013
2612
2087 & 1620