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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  2017:-

Categories  Total No. of Legal Aid Beneficiaries
In 2011 In 2012 In 2013 In 2014 In 2015 In 2017 (till August)

SC

05

08

07

23

42

195

ST

NIL

NIL

NIL

02

3

NIL

OBC

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

WOMEN

56

71

208

527

1079

602

IN CUSTODY

175

226

684

587

638

728

HANDICAPPED

01

01

01

NIL

02

02

SENIOR CITIZENS

NIL

04

10

22

103

12

OTHERS

74

85

183

612

1122

1018

TOTAL

311

395

1093

1773

2013

2557