TEHSIL LEGAL SERVICES COMMITTEE

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Under Section 11A of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987, the Tehsil Legal Services Committee have been constituted in the State consisting of such number of other members nominated by the Govt. in consultation with the Chief Justice of the High Court to provide free legal aid, organize Lok Adalats, Legal literacy camps at the Tehsil level and performs such other functions as the District Authority assignes to it under the Act. The Tehsil Committee works under the direct supervision and directions of the Chairman of the Committee and District Authority. A Junior most Judicial Officer posted in the Tehsil acts as Secretary of the Committee. In case no such Judicial Officer is posted or only one Judicial Officer is posted, Tehsildar of the concerned Tehsil works as Secretary of the Committee in addition to his own duties.

Source :UTTARAKHAND STATE LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITY (SLSA) Highcourt Compound - Nainital, Last Updated on 05-02-2018