Hon'ble Mr. Justice R. Gogoi
Chief Justice of India
-cum- Patron-In-Chief,
National Legal Services Authority
Hon'ble Mr. Justice M. B. Lokur
Judge, Supreme Court of India
-cum- Executive Chairman,
National Legal Services Authority
Sri A. Agarwal
Member Secretary
National Legal Services Authority
Hon'ble Mr. Justice A. S. Bopanna
Chief Justice, Gauhati High Court
-cum- Patron-In-Chief,
Assam State Legal Services Authority
Hon'ble Mr. Justice A. K. Goswami
Judge, Gauhati High Court
-cum- Executive Chairman,
Assam State Legal Services Authority
Sri Satya Nath Sarma
Member Secretary,
Assam State Legal Services Authority
 
Sri Ashok Kumar Borah
District & Sessions Judge
-cum- Chairman, DLSA
Sonitpur :: Tezpur
Sri Manoj Kumar Deka
Deputy Commissioner
-cum- Member, DLSA
Sonitpur :: Tezpur

Superintendent of Police
-cum- Member, DLSA
Sonitpur :: Tezpur
Smt. M. C. Bordoloi
Secretary, DLSA
Sonitpur :: Tezpur
Sri N. D. Goswami
Advocate, Tezpur Bar -cum- Member, DLSA
Sonitpur :: Tezpur

A nationwide network has been envisaged under the Act for providing legal aid and assistance. National Legal Services Authority is the apex body constituted to lay down policies and principles for making legal services available under the provisions of the Act and to frame most effective and economical schemes for legal services. It also disburses funds and grants to State Legal Services Authorities and NGOs for implementing legal aid schemes and programmes.

In every State a State Legal Services Authority is constituted to give effect to the policies and directions of the Central Authority (NALSA) and to give legal servicesto the people and conduct Lok Adalats in the State. State Legal Services Authority is headed by the Chief Justice of the State High Court who is its Patron-in-Chief. A serving or retired Judge of the High Court is nominated as its Executive Chairman.

District Legal Services Authority is constituted in every District to implement Legal Aid Programmes and Schemes in the District. The District Judge of the District is its ex-officio Chairman.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

alt textHierarchy of Bodies created under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987

 
 
 

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