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Lok Adalat for cheque bouncing


The News Bureau, Feb 12

The National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) will convene a national Lok Adalat on February 14, for cheque bouncing cases and other bank recovery matters.

In order to encourage people to opt for Lok Adalat settlements even before coming to the courts, pre-litigation cases will also be taken up in the National Lok Adalat.

National Lok Adalats will meet monthly. A calendar has been drawn under the directions of Justice H.L.Dattu

Chief Justice of India and Patron-in-Chief, NALSA, Justice T.S.Thakur, Judge, Supreme Court and executive chairman, NALSA.

The aim is to reduce pendency and prevent additional litigation swathing the courts. National Lok Adalats will be held in the Supreme Court, High Courts, District Courts and the Taluk level Courts.

Their aim is to reduce pendency and draw the attention of the public to the efficacious alternative dispute resolution method of Lok Adalat. Cases will be taken up at the Supreme Court by four Lok Adalat Benches constituted of sitting judges and retired judges of the Supreme Court.


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