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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:-

 

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

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

  3. c)       a Woman or a child;

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. f)        an industrial workman

  7. 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

  8. 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