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  • 1. CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Lok Adalat Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Divya Raman Corporate Department EMAIL info@altacit.com Altacit Global WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 2. CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 3. INTRODUCTION CHENNAI • Lok Adalat is a system of Alternate3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Dispute Resolution (ADR) Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE developed in India. Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, • Known as “People’s Court”. # 48, Race Course Road, • The system of Lok Adalats is an Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 improvement and is based on the principles of Mahatma Gandhi. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 4. IMPORTANCE CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, • Lok Adalat is the most up-to-date and Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 cheap method of providing justice at peoples’ doorstep. BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, • People feel a sense of relief and calm. Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE • People have no grievance even if the BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 decision of a Lok Adalat is not favorable to them since Lok Adalat is free from prejudice, bias and revenge. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 5. CONSTITUTION & WORKING CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, • Presided over by a sitting or retired Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 judicial officer as the chairman. BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, • Two other members, usually a lawyer and a social worker. Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE • No Court Fee. BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 • If the case is already filed in the regular court, the fee paid will be refunded if the dispute is settled at the Lok Adalat. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 6. CONSTITUTION & WORKING Contd… CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, • The procedural laws, and the Evidence Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 Act are not strictly followed while assessing the merits of the claim by the BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, Lok Adalat. 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. • The decision of the Lok Adalat is binding on the parties to the dispute Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 and its order is capable of execution through legal process. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 7. CONSTITUTION & WORKING Contd… CHENNAI • No appeal lies against the order3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, of the Lok Adalat. Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 • Main condition for referring a case to the Lok Adalat is that COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. both parties in dispute should Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 agree for settlement. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 8. FOCUS CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, • Focus is on Compromise. Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 • When no compromise is reached, the matter goes back to the court. BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, • If a compromise is reached, an award is Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 made and is binding on the parties. COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. • It is enforced as a decree of a civil court. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 • The award is final and cannot be appealed because it is a judgment by consent. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 9. NATURE OF CASES CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, • Money Dispute. Mylapore, • Partition Suits. Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE • Cases seeking damages. Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, • Matrimonial Cases. # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 10. LOK ADALATS IN INDIA CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, • Kerala State Legal Services Authority Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 (KELSA). BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, • Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA). Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE • Karnataka State Legal Services BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Authority (KSLSA). • Goa State Legal Services Authority (SLSA GOA). EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 11. The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 CHENNAI Powers of Lok Adalat (Sec. 22)3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, • Same powers as that of a civil court. Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE the summoning and enforcing the Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, attendance of any witness and examining Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 him on oath. COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 the discovery and production of any document; the reception of evidence on affidavits; EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 12. CHENNAI Powers Contd…3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE such other matters as may be prescribed. Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. the requisitioning of any public Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 record or document or copy of such record or document from any court or office; and EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 13. Advantages of Lok Adalat CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, • No Court Fee. Mylapore, • No strict application of the procedural Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, laws and the Evidence Act. Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE • Disputes can be brought before the Lok Adalat directly. BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 • Award is final without any appeal. • Faster and inexpensive remedy with EMAIL legal status. info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 14. CONCLUSION CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, If properly, thoughtfully and wisely Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, constituted, Lok Adalats can become welcome additional arm of the existing Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. judicial institution, moreover, if the process of accumulation of arrears is Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 reversed and there is less burdening, its qualitative performance can improve. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  • 15. CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com