Under the able guidance of Hon’ble Mr. Justice T.P.S Mann, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court and Executive Chairman, Punjab State Legal Services Authority, National Lok Adalat is going to be held on 14.07.2018 in the entire State of Punjab.
In the Lok Adalat the members of the Bench assist the parties to settle their disputes amicably. The court fee is refunded, if the dispute is settled. The order passed in the Lok Adalat is final and non appealable.
In this National Lok Adalat, various types of cases will be taken up for their amicable settlement, as mentioned below:-
(i) NI Act cases under Section 138;
(ii) Bank Recovery cases;
(iii) Labour disputes cases;
(iv) Electricity and Water Bills (excluding non-compoundable)
(v) Others (Criminal Compoundable, Matrimonial and other Civil disputes)
Pending in the Courts
(i) Criminal Compoundable Offence
(ii) NI Act cases under Section 138;
(iii) Bank Recovery cases;
(iv) MACT cases;
(v) Labour disputes cases;
(vi) Electricity and Water Bills (excluding non-compoundable)
(vii) Matrimonial disputes;
(viii) Land Acquisition cases;
(ix) Service matters relating to pay and allowances and retiral benefits;
(x) Revenue cases (pending in District Courts and High Courts only);
(xi) Other civil cases (rent, easmentary rights, injunction suits, specific performance suits) etc.
General public is hereby requested to contact the Front Offices or Secretary, District Legal Services Authority of their respective District and Sub-division for taken up their pending cases in the National Lok Adalat. The pre-litigative disputes can also be taken up and settled in the Lok Adalat. For any Legal Assistance, the public may contact the Punjab State Legal Services Authority at Toll free Helpline No.1968.