SAS Nagar :
To make the upcoming National Lok Adalat successful, a meeting with the representatives of Departments of Telecom and Communication, Banks, Insurance Companies, Electricity and Water Supply & Sanitation Department was held by Sh. Harpal Singh, District & Sessions Judge, SAS Nagar to identify the cases which might be settled in the National Lok Adalat.
They were further impressed upon to file pre-litigative cases in the National Lok Adalat for settlement at pre-litigation stage. Sh. Baljinder Singh Maan, Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar revealed that fourth and lastNational Lok Adalat of the year 2023 will be held on 09.12.2023 in which Criminal Compoundable Offences, cases under Section-138 of Negotiable Instruments Act, Bank Recovery Cases, MACT Cases, Matrimonial Disputes, Labour disputes, Land Acquisition cases, Electricity and Water Bills (Excluding non-compoundable theft cases), Service matters relating to pay and allowances and retiral benefits, Revenue Cases and other Civil Cases (Rent, Easmentary Rights, Injunction Suits, Specific Performance suits) etc. shall be taken up.
It is learnt that in the National Lok Adalat, even pre-litigative cases can be taken up without filing a regular case and without affixing court fee. Court fee stands refunded in the pending cases in which settlement between the parties is arrived at in the Lok Adalat.