Appointing Legal Aid

Appointing Legal Aid Counsels in the Magisterial Courts.
In view of the Model Scheme evolved by the Central Authority, the State Authority has issued guidelines to the District Legal Services Authorities in the State for appointment of Legal Aid Counsels subject to the approval by the State Authority for a term of one year. The duties of the Legal Aid counsels are to attend the court during the remand hour of an Under Trial Prisoner to give legal assistance to them in the matter of bail, during trial for defence and when necessary to give legal assistance to the prisoners for preparing bills and revision etc.