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Statutory Bodies in India for IAS Prelims Preparation

  1. Central  Information Commission
  2. National Human Rights Commission
  3. National Integration Council
  4. Backward Class Commission
  5. Central Vigilance Commission
  6. CBI
  7. National Commission for Safai karmcharies
  8. National Legal Services Authority
  9. Lok Pal and Lok Ayukhta
  10. Gram Nyayalaya
  • Laxmikant 4th edition: Chapters 48-56
  • Internet Sources
  1. Prs.org
  2. Pib.nic.in
  3. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/salient-features-of-lokpal-lokayuktas-bill/article5474256.ece
  4. http://www.prsindia.org/pages/all-about-the-lok-pal-bill-137/

[2013 Prelims]

1) With reference to national Legal services Authority, consider the following statements:

  1.  Its objective is to provide free and competent legal services to the weaker sections of the society on the basis of equal opportunity.
  2.  it issues guidelines for the State Legal services Authorities to implement the legal programmes and schemes throughout the country.

       Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a)1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) both


[2016 Prelims]

With reference to the ‘Gram Nyayalaya Act’, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. As per the Act, Gram Nyayalayas can hear only civil cases and not criminal cases.
  2. The Act allows local social activists as mediators/reconciliators.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer . b