Legal Services Clinic
"Act" means the Legal services Authorities Act,1987 (39 of 1987);..
"District ADR Centre" means the District Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre established under the l3th Finance Commission and includes any other similar faciiities like Nyaya Seva Sadans at the district level where facilities for Counselling, Mediation, Lok Adalat and Legal Services are provided under a single roof;
"Legal services clinic" means the facility established by the District Legal Seivices Authority to provide basic legal services to the People with the assistance of para-legal-volunteers or lawyers, as the point of first contact for help and advice and includes legal services cinics set up under regulation 3 and regulation 24;
"Legal services institution" means a State Legal Services Authority, District Legal Services Authorities or the Taluk Legal Services Committee, as the case may be;
"panel lawyer" means the panel lawyer selected under regulation 8 of the National Legal Services Authority (Free and Competent Legal Services) regulations, 2010;
"para-legal volunteer" means a para-legal volunteer trained as such by a legal services institution;
"retainer lawyer" means a retainer lawyer selected under regulation 8 of the National Legal Services Authority (Free and Competent Legal Services) Regulations, 2010;