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LEGAL COUNSELING

Legal advise is given to any person without taking into consideration the income level of such person.

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LEGAL AID BENEFICIARIES

The Statute stipulates that legal advice, legal representation in courts and community legal aid clinics are targated deserving persons.

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DONOR SUPPORTED PROGRAMMES

Awareness Raising Programmes, USAID/ UNDP Programmes

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DEVELOPMENT LEGAL AID

The establishment of the Developmental Legal Aid Desks was the brainchild of the present Chairman.

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The Question / answer Pages of the Daily News and Lankadeepa were collated in book-form, printed and made available for sale in the year 2008. This continued into the year 2010 and the sales were quite satisfactory. Those purchasing this publication are not limited to lawyers and law Students but include present and retired public officials and the general public.

The Media Programmes were our legal officers participated commenced a couple of years ago and continue to date.

News Paper Medium Published Date Questions
Daily News English Every Friday 10-12
Lankakeepa Sinhala Every other Tuesday 12
Thinakaran Tamil Every other Wednesday 5 - 7

Welcome to  Legal Aid Commission Sri Lanka

Legal assistance to the vulnerable groups of a country constitutes an important segment of the administration of justice. Legal Aid Commission of Sri Lanka (LAC) is the foremost amongst the various other institutions and organizations that cater to this important requirement, mainly due to its sustainability and stability.

During the past years it has grown from having only 11 Centers island-wide to 77 Centers as at present. The Legal Aid Commission (LAC) of Sri Lanka established in the year 1978 by Law No 27 of 1978 completes 38 years this year 2016. The Commission has at all times strived to make Equal Access to Justice for All in Sri Lanka a reality.

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Legal advise is given to any person without taking into consideration the income level of such person.

Call us : 011 243 3618

Head Office

LEGAL AID COMMISSION OF SRI LANKA
No 129, Hulftsdorp Street,
Colombo - 12, Sri Lanka.
Tel: +94-11-2433618