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district judges appointed by

Governor in consultation with HC


Articles for Subordinate courts

233 to 237


Objectives of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987

To establish a nationwide uniform network for providing free and competent legal services to the weaker sections of the society on the basis of equal opportunity


NALSA objectives

National Legal Services Authority, constituted under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 aims to monitor and evaluate implementation of legal aid programmes and to lay down policies and principles for making legal services available under the act.


What is Lok Adalat?

Lok Adalat is a forum where cases which are pending in a court or which are at pre-litigation stage are compromised or settled in an amicable manner.


What does the word 'Lok Adalat' mean and it is based on what principles

Lok Adalat means People's court and is based on Gandhian Principles.
It is one of the components of ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution system)


Is Lok Adalat a constitutional body or statutory body?

Statutory body


Members of LA

A judicial officer + An advocate + a social worker


LAs have jurisdiction in compoundable and non compoundable cases. True/false?

False. LAs can only take up only compoundable offences


LA deemed to be judicial proceedings within the meaning of ________
LA deemed to be civil court for the purpose of ________

Indian Penal Code (1860)
Code of Criminal Procedure (1973)


Gram Nyayalayas objectives

Gram Nyayalayas, established at grass roots level, under the Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008 aim to
1. provide access to justice to all citizens at their doorstep
2. ensure opportunities for justice are not denied to any citizen due to social, economic or other disabilities


Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008 is based on recommendations of

Law Commission