Section No :  
1980 Revised version
Marginal Notes
1. This Law may be cited as the Legal Aid Law.
2. Establishment of Legal Aid Commission.
3. Objects of the Commission.
4. Powers and functions of the Commission.
5. Constitution of the Commission.
6. Term of office of appointed members.
7. Terms of office of nominated members
8. Commission may act despite vacancy.
9. Chairman of Commission.
10. Quorum for meetings of the Commission and regulation of procedure.
11. Vacation of office by member.
12. Administrator of the Legal Aid Scheme.
13. Bar Council may give advice to the Commission.
14. Legal Aid advisory council.
15. Powers and functions of Advisory Council.
16. Meetings of Advisory Council.
17. Legal Aid Fund.
18. Annual grant by the Government to the Commission.
19. Payments to the Fund.
20. Payments out of the Fund.
21. Exemption of Commission and donors from certain duties and taxes.
22. Staff of the Commission.
23. Accounts and audit thereof.
24. Annual report.
25. State land and State buildings.
26. Protection of members,&c of the Commission for action taken under this Law or on the direction of the Commission.
27. No writ to issue against person or property of a member of the Commission.
28. Regulations.
29. Officers and servants of the Commission deemed to be public servants.
30. The Commission deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of Bribery Act.
31. Interpretation.