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 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 Legal Aid Service Provided w.e.f 2011 to till Feb, 2019:-

Categories  Total No. of Legal Aid Beneficiaries    
In 2011 In 2012 In 2013 In 2014 In 2015 In 2017  In 2018 In 2019 Till March
SC 05 08 07 23 42 197 9 4
ST NIL NIL NIL 02 3 NIL 1 Nil
OBC NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 1
WOMEN 56 71 208 527 1079 733 457 178
IN CUSTODY 175 226 684 587 638 960 778 184
HANDICAPPED 01 01 01 NIL 02 02 3 NIL
SENIOR CITIZENS NIL 04 10 22 103 12 1 1
OTHERS 74 85 183 612 1122 1092 337 69
TOTAL 311 395 1093 1773 2013 2996 1586 437