Kondagaon District Legal Service Authority established on 23rd September 2013. The Aim of The Legal Aid Service is 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 Adalat to secure that the operation of the legal system promotes justice on a basis of equal opportunity. The office of Kondagaon District Legal Service Authority functions at in front of District & Sessions Court Kondagaon, Chhattisgarh.
OBJECTS & REASONS
The enactment of Legal Service 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 sevice has broadly three aspects:
1) 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 act.
2) Holding of Lok Adalats to resolve disputes in respect of cases pending before the courts or any matter at prelitigation state.
3) 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.