Overview of Tele-Law
Department of Justice has partnered with NALSA and CSC e-Governance Service India Limited for mainstreaming legal aid to the marginalised communities through Common Services Center (CSC).
Tele-Law means the use of communications and information technology for the delivery of legal information and advice. This e-interaction between lawyers and people would be through the video-conferencing infrastructure available at the CSCs.
The concept of Tele-Law is to facilitate delivery of legal advice through a panel of lawyers stationed at the state Legal Services Authorities (SALSA) and CSC. The project initiates to connect citizens with lawyers through video conferencing facilities by the Para-Legal Volunteers stationed at identified 1800 panchayat.
Citizen Eligible for Tele-Law Service
|S.No||Categories of Marginalized persons (Section 12 of Legal Services Authorities Act 1987)||Fees For Tele Law Service||Documents to be brought to CSC for Registration|
|2||Children( Below 18 years of age)||Nil||Nil|
|3||SC / ST||Nil||Caste Certificate|
|4||Victims of Trafficking||Nil||Self- Declaration /Copy of Police FIR /Affidavit|
|5||Mentally Ill and Differently abled||Nil||Disability Certificate|
|6||Victims of Natural Disaster/Ethnic Violence||Nil||District|
|7||Workers in unorganized Sector||Nil||Job Card / MGNREGA Card|
|8||People with low income groups (Income as specified by State)||Nil||BPL Card /Income Certificate|
|9||Under trials /In custody||Nil||Any relevant Case document|
|S.No||Categories||Fees for Telelaw Service||Documents to be brought to CSC for Registration|
|10||Persons other than those mentioned above||30/-||Aadhar Card / Any ID proof|