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****(New) [Dated 09.03.2023] Detailed notice inviting applications for engagement as full time legal aid lawyers as Legal Aid Defense Counsels (Chief Legal Aid Defense Counsel, Deputy Chief Legal Aid Defense Counsels and Assistant Legal Aid Defense Counsels) and ministerial staff i.e. Office Assistants/Clerks, Receptionist-cum-Data Entry Operator and Office Peon (Munshi/Attendant) in district namely U.T., Chandigarh under District Legal Services Authority, U.T., Chandigarh under the aegis of State Legal Services Authority, U.T., Chandigarh **** ****(New) [Dated 13.01.2023] Public Notice regarding the post of Law Officer (reserved for visually impaired) **** ****(New) [Dated- 27.07.2022] Public Notice for Pro Bono Legal Services **** **** (New) Public Notice- In Case of Requirement of Protection of Life and Liberty Inter Caste Marriages/ Inter Religious Marriages/ Runaway Couples**** **** (New) BHARAT QR Code for receiving Digital Payment for Donations, Cost, RTI etc.**** **** (New) Public Notice - In pursuance to directions issued by Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in Miscellaneous Application No.1805 of 2021 in Writ Petition (C) No.539 of 2021 titled as Gaurav Kumar Bansal Vs. Union of India & Ors. order dated 19.01.2022****

• National Lok Adalats in the year 2023 are to be held on 11.02.2023, 13.05.2023, 09.09.2023 and 09.12.2023
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Functions of State Legal Services Authority


To give effect to the policies and directions of the Central Authority.


To provide legal service to persons who satisfy the criteria laid down in the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987.


To conduct Lok Adalats at various levels.


To encourage the settlement of disputes by way of Negotiation, Arbitration and Conciliation.


To secure the legal rights of poor, down trodden and weaker section of the society.


To ensure that the operation of the legal system promotes justice on a basis of equal opportunity.


To give people a platform where they receive effective counseling in order to resolve their disputes in an amicable manner and at pre-litigative stage.


To carry out legal literacy campaign across the Union Territory,Chandigarh.


To publicize legal aid schemes so that the target group, for whom Legal Services Authorities Act has provided for free legal aid, may come to know about the same and approach the concerned legal service functionaries.


To make special efforts to enlist the support of voluntary social welfare institutions working at the grass-root level, particularly among the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Women and Rural and Urban labour.


To act in coordination with other governmental agencies, non-governmental voluntary social service institutions, universities and other bodies engaged in the work of promoting the cause of legal services to the poor.


To sensitize people about the aims and objectives of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 and their legal rights.


To perform such other functions as the State Authority may, in consultation with the Central Authority, prescribe by regulations.

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