Amendment to Rule 3 of Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority


The Member Secretary, Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority has stated that rule 3 of the Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authorities Rules, 1995, provides the establishment and constitution of the State Legal Services Authority Rule 3 (ii) of the said rules prescribes the following ex-officio members for the Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority:

(a) Advocates General of the State;
(b) The Principal Secretary in the Department of Finance;
(c) The Secretary in the Department of Law;
(d) The Secretary in the Department of Home;
(e) Chairman, State Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission
(f) Two Chairmen of the District Authority, as may be nominated by the
State Government, in consultation with the Chief Justice of the High
Court,

He has further stated that in the Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority meeting dated:27-11-2012, under Agenda Item No.2, it is resolved to amend the Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority Rules incorporating the Chairman, High Court Legal Services Committee as Ex-Officio Member of the Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority, considering the Resolution of the meeting dated:19-05-2012 of the Hon’ble Chairperson and Secretaries of the High Court Legal Services Committees.

Therefore, the Member Secretary, Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services
Authority has requested the Government to issue necessary orders to amend rule 3(ii) of the Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority Rules, 1995 by substituting the following :

(a) Chairman, Andhra Pradesh High Court Legal Services Committee
(b) Advocate General of the State;
(c) The Principal Secretary in the Department of Finance;
(d) The Secretary in the Department of Law;
(e) The Secretary in the Department of Home;
(f) Chairman, State Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission
(g) Two Chairmen of the District Authority, as may be nominated by the
State Government, in consultation with the Chief Justice of the High
Court;

The Government have decided to amend rule 3 of the Andhra Pradesh State
Legal Services Authority Rules, 1995 suitably.

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 28 of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 (Act 39 of 1987) and in consultation with the Chief Justice of the High Court of the Andhra Pradesh, the Government of Andhra Pradesh, hereby makes the following amendment to the Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority Rules, 1995 issued in G.O.Ms.No.382, Home (Courts.A) Department, dated:17-11-1995 and as subsequently amended from time to time
AMENDMENT

For Clause (ii) of rule 3 of the said rules, the following shall be substituted, namely :-

“ (ii) The following shall be Ex-officio Members of the State Authority :

(a) Chairman, Andhra Pradesh High Court Legal Services Committee
(b) Advocate General of the State;
(c) The Principal Secretary in the Department of Finance;
(d) The Secretary in the Department of Law;
(e) The Secretary in the Department of Home;
(f) Chairman, State Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission
(g) Two Chairmen of the District Authority, as may be nominated by the
State Government, in consultation with the Chief Justice of the High
Court;”

G.O.Ms.No. 28 Dated:18-03-2013. Read:

From the Member Secretary, Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority Letter Roc.No.1930/ APSLSA/LSW/2000, dated: 26-12-2012.

 

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