The concept of Maha Lok Adalat has been gaining momentum in Maharashtra with a large number of cases being amicably settled through alternate dispute redressal (ADR) mechanism.
The mechanism of Lok Adalats available for disposal and resolution of disputes will be used to clear pending cases at the earliest by sorting out suitable ones.
A Lok Adalat held here has brokered a unique agreement among a man, his wife and his live-in partner, granting the latter an exclusive 15-day access per month to the man in question.
More than 13 lakh cases were resolved and Rs 1,041 crores settled in the recent Lok Adalat held in the state, Madras High Court Judge M Jaichandren said here on Saturday.
The presiding members of Lok Adalats must ensure that litigants are not "intimidated" or "misled" to give their consent to the decisions as they are final and cannot be appealed against, Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam said.
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has ruled that litigants have no right to make vexatious challenges to the relief obtained by them from Lok Adalat.
A Lok Adalat organised by Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DLSA) on Saturday disposed of over 4,000 cases and awarded a total compensation of Rs 90.85 lakh.
About 1,080 cases were solved in the district court complex here as District Legal Services Authority organised a Lok Adalat on Sunday, a DLSA official said on Monday.
The 5th Lok Adalat held in the district resolved 26,504 cases, as per the statistics provided by the Maharashtra District Legal Services Authority.
Altogether 106 cases arising out of accidental insurance claims were settled with an award of Rs 1.23 crore to victims` families at a state level Lok Adalat held here.
The Lok Adalat organised by Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DLSA) on Saturday disposed of over 4,100 cases and awarded compensation of over Rs 72 lakh.
A special Lok Adalat to settle power theft cases in south and west Delhi will be held on October 13 and 14.
In the first `Lok Adalat` held in November, a total of 58,000 cases were settled and an amount worth Rs 4.02 crores was disbursed towards claims.
The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional validity of setting up of Permanent Lok Adalat and making its decisions binding on parties with the provision that they cannot be challenged in courts.
The Delhi State Legal Services
Authority organised `Lok Adalat` in all the six district courts here in which over 4,700 cases were disposed off.
Over 80,000 cases in various
stages of litigation were settled at the third edition of Maha Lok Adalat held in Nagpur.
The District Legal Services
Authority has set a target of 50,000 cases that are to be
amicably settled during the third edition of Maha Lok Adalat
to be held on March 4.
A special Lok Adalat disposed of 3021 cases pending in various district courts in the national capital.
The Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA) will organise a special Lok Adalat Jan 14-15 to settle power theft cases.
At least 222 motor accident claim tribunal cases were disposed off at a district-level Lok Adalat.
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