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Monitoring the Monitors – A Micro Study on Monitoring Committees in West Bengal

May 08, 2018 Download File

National Legal Services Authorities (Free and Competent Legal Services) Regulations, 2010 mandates the setup of Monitoring Committees in legal service institutions across India. This oversight body 'Monitoring Committees' are mandated to oversee legal aid delivery and regularly review the working of legal aid lawyers. The study is based on surveys conducted in a number of legal services authorities in West Bengal & puts forth recommendations to bring about higher levels of efficiency and efficacy, communication and uniformity in the working of the Monitoring Committees.