Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority
This department is functioning under the Legal Services Act, 1987 as amended. Its primary job is to render legal aid, legal assistance to the weaker sections, down trodden, S.C./S.Ts, womens etc. who are unable to afford cost of engaging legal counsels. For speedy redressal of the disputes relating to variety of issues including the Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal, Family Disputes This authority organizes lok adalats for resolution of such disputes expeditiously.
The Hon'ble the Chief Justice of the Hon'ble High Court of Meghalaya is patron in chief of the Authority and monitor the functioning of the Authority. The Office of the Authority is located at MATI Building, Additional Secretariat and a High Court Legal Services Committee which takes care of the grievances of the citizens is located at the High Court of Meghalaya at Shillong.