What does legal service mean?

  • Legal service means help or assistance or free service in the field of law. Legal Services includes providing Free Legal Aid to those weaker sections of the society who fall within the purview of Section 12 of the Legal Services Authority Act, 1987. 
  • It also entails creating legal awareness by spreading legal literacy through legal awareness camps, print media, digital media and organizing Lok Adalats for the amicable settlement of disputes which are either pending or which are yet to be filed, by way of compromise. 
  • NALSA undertakes necessary steps by way of social action litigation with regards to any matter of special concern to the weaker sections of society. 
  • Legal services also encompass facilitating the beneficiaries to get their entitlements under various government schemes, policies and legislations

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