Topic: The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987

The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987
( 39 of 1987)

as amended by
The Legal Services Authorities (Amendment)Act, 1994
(59 of 1994)

and

The Legal Services Authorities (Amendment) Act, 2002
( 37 of 2002)

An Act to constitute legal services authorities to provide free and competent legal services 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 Adalats to secure that the operation of the legal system promotes justice on a basis of equal opportunity.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the thirty-eighth year of the Republic of India as follows:-

Re: The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987

Role Of Legal Services Authority In Contemporary Scenario (Jharkhand):
Every man is born free in the world. He inherits few rights naturally and few granted to him by the society. “Society is a web of relationships” and for a just and healthy society it is important that the rights of every individual is respected. Today, our country & society tends to work on the model of a welfare state. Therefore, the ideals of justice, equality and liberty together form the spirit of our Constitution and were beautifully reflected in the preamble. A welfare society can never be achieved unless all the citizens of the state, rich or poor, weak or strong, influential or common are scanned equally by the state. Whenever the state deviates from the notion of equality among its citizens; disparity rages among individuals and the essence of a welfare state is lost.
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