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A Study on the Legal Aid Services-Provisions and the Defence Legal Aid Scheme

Author(s) Clara Dcosta
Country India
Abstract India is regarded amongst the top countries in the Asian continent in terms of the recent technological, economic developments. The country with the most population is still striving to get rid of illiteracy which is now a major problem faced by the rural population in the country. Legal Aid Defense Counsel Scheme 2022 FOR PROVIDING LEGAL AID, ASSISTANCE & REPRESENTATION IN CRIMINAL MATTERS IN LINE WITH "PUBLIC DEFENDER SYSTEM" aims to provide legal aid to poor and needy in criminal justice system. The scheme aims at providing legal aid, assistance & representation in criminal matters in LINE with a public defender system. At present, Assigned Counsel System of dispensation of Legal Aid is being followed in India. This will create institutional capacity to effectively provide Legal Aid to poor, needy, and poor in the criminal justice systems. To have a successful legal aid movement in India, the government needs to take appropriate steps by spreading awareness and educating the people about their basic fundamental rights.
Keywords Legal Aid, Defence Council Scheme 2022, National Legal Service Authority
Field Sociology > Administration / Law / Management
Published In Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023
Published On 2023-11-04
Cite This A Study on the Legal Aid Services-Provisions and the Defence Legal Aid Scheme - Clara Dcosta - IJFMR Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2023.v05i06.8327
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