BENIFICIARY1

Providing Legal Aid to Beneficiaries:-

 

            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; or
  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

Data of  beneficiaries of  free Legal Aid Service Provided w.e.f   2014 to  2016 ( March.):-

 

SL. NO. Category of Beneficiary Number of Legal Aid Beneficiary
1 SC 80
2 ST  2
3 OBC  7
4 Person in Custody 2112
5 Women  1230
6 Children 623
7 Handicap Person  3
8 Sr. Citizen 20
9 Other 421

 

2014 2015 2016
1346  2424  521