Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia, Chief Justice, Gauhati High Court, Guwahati
APSLSA WELCOMES YOU
Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority has been constituted under “The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987” as amended by Legal Services Authorities (Amendment) Act, 2002, 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 Mr. Justice N. V. Ramana, Chief Justice of India
Executive Chairman, NALSA
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia,
Chief Justice, Gauhati High Court, Guwahati
Executive Chairperson, APSLSA
Judge, Gauhati High Court, Guwahati
The State Article 39-A of our Constitution enjoins the State to provide free legal aid to ensure that opportunities for securing justice are not denied to any citizen on account of poverty or other disabilities.
The enactment of Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 is one of the steps for establishing a society in which social, economic and legal justice is available to all on equal footing. Legal Service has broadly three aspects:
- Extending legal aid to persons who are living below the poverty line, to women, children, members of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and other persons enumerated in the Section 12 of the Act;
- Holding of Lok Adalats to resolve disputes in respect of cases pending before the courts or any matter at prelitigation state;
- Organizing legal literacy and awareness camps as well as legal aid programmes with a view to educate the poor, backward and weaker sections of our society about their legal rights guaranteed to them under various laws.
The Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority in collaboration with Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice, Govt. of India, organized “Two Days Online Legal Awareness -cum- Training Programme for Para Legal Volunteers (PLVs)”, on the 12th and 13th of September, 2020.
Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority(APSLSA) in collaboration with DLSA,Longding opened the first Legal Aid Clinic(LAC)in Longing District at the JMFC CourtComplex on16th January, 2020. Ms. Chesta Yadav (IAS), D.C.of Longding graced the occasion as Chief Guest and inaugurated theClinic.Dignitaries such as Shri Budi Habung,
Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA)in collaboration with Studio Nilima: Collaborative Network for Research and Capacity Building, Guwahati, Assam organiseda one day seminar on “Constitutional Rights of Tribes and Indigenous People of NorthEast
Para Legal Volunteers Training for Students of ALA
Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA) had organised a one day Para Legal Volunteers Training for students of Arunachal Law Academy, Lekhi which was attended by nearly 120 (One hundred twenty) participants on 11th May, 2019
Legal Aid Clinic established by the Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority supported by Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, GOI on 29th June, 2019 by the Deputy Commissioner of Siang district Rajeev Takuk
APSLSA in collaboration with ALA, Conducts One Day Door –to-Door Mass Legal Awareness and Free Legal Counselling for the people living in Rural areas around Capital Complex
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