Delhi High Court Legal Services committee has been constituted in High Court of Delhi called High Court Legal Services Committee under sectionSection 8A of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987, High Court Legal Services Committee has been established to provide free and competent Legal Services to weaker sections of the society, to provide free and competent legal service to the weaker sections of the society to ensure that opportunities for securing justice are not denied to any citizen by reason of economic or other disabilities, and to organize Lok Adalats to secure that the operation of the legal system promotes justice on a basis of equal opportunity.
HON'BLE CHAIRMAN'S DESK
HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE MANMOHAN
An alumnus of Modern School, Hindu College and Campus Law Centre, Justice Manmohan was enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1987. He practiced in the Supreme Court of India and High Court of Delhi in various Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Taxation, Arbitration and Trademark litigations.
Designated as a Senior Advocate in 2003- he appeared in various important cases including Dabhol Power Company, Hyderabad Nizam's Jewellery Trust matter, Claridges Hotel dispute and has also participated in various Seminars and Conferences of National and International repute.Read more
Who is eligible for Free Legal Aid
Free legal services can be availed from Delhi State Legal Services Authority,High Court Legal Services Committee and from all the District Legal Services Authorities situated at the premises of Delhi District Court by all the entitled persons as per rules of the act.
As per Section 12 of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 prescribes the criteria for giving legal services to the eligible persons. Section 12 of the Act reads as unde
- SC or ST
- Women or Child
- Person with disabilities
- Victim of trafficking or begar
- Commercial Dispute Resolution
- Victim of Mass Disaster/Ethnic Violence Caste Atrocity/Flood/ Earthquake or Industrial Disaster
- Industrial Workmen
- Person having annual income less than Rs. 3 Lac
- Senior Citizen having annual income less than Rs.4 Lac
- Transgender having annual income less than Rs.4 Lac
- Person infected and affected with HIV Aids
- In Custody/ Protective Home/ Juvenile Home/Psychiatric Hospital/ Psychiatric Nursing Home