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Supreme Court Legal Services Committee Rules, 2000

(Vide G.S.R. 582 (E) dated, 3.7.2000 published in the Gazette of India, Ext. Pt.II, S.3(i) dated, 3.7.2000)

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 27 of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 (39 of 1987), the Central Government in consultation with Chief Justice of India, hereby makes the following rules, namely:-

1. :: Short Title & Commencement :: 7. :: The upper limit of annual income of a person entitling him to legal services under clause (h) of section 12, if the case is before the SC ::
2. :: Definitions :: 8. :: The experience & qualifications of other persons of the Lok Adalats organised by the SC Legal Services Committee specified in sub-section (3) of section 19 ::
3. :: The number, experience & qualifications of the Members of the SC Legal Services Committee under clause (b) of sub-section (2) of section 3 A :: 9. :: Proforma ::
4. :: The experience & qualifications of Secretary of the SC Legal Services Committee under sub-section (3) of section 3A :: 10. :: Affidavit of Facts ::
5. :: The number of officers and other employees of the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee under sub-section (5) of section 3A :: 11. :: Affidavit for Legal Aid ::
6. :: The conditions of service & the salary & allowances payable to the officers & employees of the SC Legal Services Committee under sub-section (6) of section 3A :: 12. :: Vakalatnama ::






(As laid down by the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee, New Delhi)


Supreme Court legal Aid Committee
109, Lawyers Chambers Post Office Wing,
Supreme Court Compound, New Delhi - 110001

Form No…………………………


The Member Secretary,
Supreme Court Legal Aid Committee,
Supreme Court Compound,
New Delhi

1. Name (In block letters) :
2. Father’s Name :
Husbands Name :
3. Address 
(a) Residential 


(b) Occupational


4. (a) Age and Date of Birth :
(b) Education :
5. Status Single / Married / Divorced :
6. Number of dependents and their relation to the applicant :
7. Any other financial liabilities :
8. Occupation :
9. Income per month
(Please attach Income Certificate duly attested by competent Authority)
10. Other sources of income if any :
11. Sources and monthly income of member in the family


12. Details and value of movable and immovable asset held by the applicant, his dependent and other members of his family.


13. Any other relevant information. :
14. Nature of legal aid and advice sought :
15. Whether belong to Scheduled Castes / Sheduled Tribes / Vimukta Jatis / Nomadic Tribes Women / Child.
( Please attach Certificate; if the applicant belongs to SC / ST / VJ / NT ).
16. Whether the matter in respect of which legal aid and advice is now sought, was filed previously in the Supreme Court? If so, the result. :
17. Whether opinion of any advocate has been sought in the matter? If so, the particulars of the advocate and his opinion :


Verified that the information given above is true and correct and if it is found to be incorrect, the Committee shall be at liberty to cancel the certificate of eligibility granted under E/1 No.13.







I, the undersigned applicant, hereby agree that in the event of the court passing a decree or order in my favour awarding cost to me or other monetary benefit or advantage. I shall repay by way of reimbursement to the committee all costs, Charges and expenses incurred by the Committee in giving me legal aid. I hereby also authorise the Member Secretary of the Committee to do all such acts and things as may be necessary for recovery of realisation of the amount decreed or ordered to be paid to me and to reimburse the same for the above mentioned purpose.



I agree that my case be listed before Lok Adalat in Hon’ble Supreme Court, if at any stage it is considered by Supreme Court Legal Aid Committee that my matter can be reconciled or settled through Lok Adalat.


Date :                                                                                                                (Applicant)
Office Report:


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