Authority & Its Constituents

State Authority and its Constituents:


The Manipur State Legal Services Authority (in short, MASLSA) was constituted vide Notification No. 3/19/97-Act/L of the Law & Legislative Affairs Department, Government of Manipur on 19.01.1998.
Manipur State Legal Services Authority consists of the Hon’ble the Chief Justice of the High Court of Manipur as the Patron-in-Chief, a serving Judge of the said High Court as the Executive Chairman and the Member Secretary with 6 (Six) Ex-Officio Members and 3 (three) nominated Members.


1.

Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar, Chief Justice, High Court of Manipur

Patron-in-Chief

2.

Hon’ble Mr. Justice Kh. Nobin Singh, Judge, High Court of Manipur

Executive Chairman

3.

Advocate General, Manipur

Ex-officio Member

4.

Commissioner / Secretary (Finance),
Govt. of Manipur

Ex-officio Member

5.

Secretary (Law), Government of Manipur

Ex-officio Member

6.

Director General of Police, Manipur

Ex-officio Member

7.

Chairman, Imphal West District Legal Services Authority

Nominated Ex-officio Member

8.

Chairman, Imphal East District Legal Services Authority

Nominated Ex-officio Member

9.

Smt. Nonibala Narengbam, Social Worker

Nominated Member

10.

Dr. Ch. Narendra Singh, Advocate

Nominated Member

11.

Shri Ch. Momon Singh, Advocate

Nominated Member

12.

Smt. Golmei Gaiphulshillu, MJS – I

Member Secretary

12.

Shri Ojesh Mutum, MJS – II

i/c Addl. Member Secretary

12.

Sorokhaibam Sadananda, MJS – III

Deputy Member Secretary

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The High Court Legal Services Committee, High Court of Manipur was re-constituted vide Notification No. 3/3/98-MASLSA dated 07.04.2015 consisting of the following members :

1.

Hon’ble Mr. Justice Kh. Nobin Singh,
Judge, High Court of Manipur

Chairman

2.

Advocate General, Manipur

Ex-Officio Member

3.

Sr. Government Advocate (HC)

Ex-Officio Member

4.

President, High Court of Manipur Bar Association

Ex-Officio Member

5.

President, Manipur High Court Bar Association

Ex-Officio Member

6.

President, All Manipur Bar Association

Ex-Officio Member

7.

Registrar General, High Court of Manipur

Ex-Officio Member

8.

Joint Registrar (Judl.), High Court of Manipur

Secretary

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There are 9 (nine) District Legal Services Authorities in the state viz :

  1. Imphal West District Legal Services Authority;
  2. Imphal East District Legal Services Authority;
  3. Bishnupur District Legal Services Authority;
  4. Thoubal District Legal Services Authority;
  5. Senapati District Legal Services Authority
  6. Ukhrul District Legal Services Authority;
  7. Churachandpur District Legal Services Authority
  8. Tamenglong District Legal Services Authority;
  9. Chandel District Legal Services Authority.


Under Rule 10 of the Manipur State Legal Services Authority Rules, 1996, The District Legal Services Authority shall have not more than 8 (eight) members.
:-

  1. Chief Judicial Magistrate, (As District Secretary)
  2. District Magistrate;
  3. Superintendent of Police;
  4. District Government Pleader;


The State Government may nominate, in consultation with the Chief Justice of the High Court, other members from amongst those possessing the qualification and experience prescribed in Rule 10 sub-rule (4) of Manipur State Legal Services Authority Rules, 1996.
Please click here to view the Nominated Members of the District Legal Services Authorities.

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