Punjab State Legal Services Authority has been constituted under Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 (39 of 1987), which is enacted to effectuate the constitutional mandate enshrined under Article 14 and 39-A of the Constitution of India. The object "ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR ALL", so that justice is not denied to citizens by reasons of economic or other disabilities. The core value of our Constitutional philosophy, as reflects from preamble, is the dignity of individual which is an essence of human rights, demands, not merely the civil or political rights but also economic, social cultural rights. The main objective penchant and directions of the Legal Services Authority is to take real, practical and positive steps to ensure that there is equality and fairness for all in the justice process to fulfill the mandate of Constitution of India. It is, indeed, an enormously onerous task. The large populace cursed with poverty and illiteracy, therefore, the role of Legal Services Authority assumes great significance.
Last modified date : 21/09/2018