1. This system provides legal services to middle-income citizens, i.e. citizens whose gross income does not exceed Rs 60,000 per hour or Rs 7,50,000. 2. The regime applies to cases brought before the Supreme Court. 3. The rates of fees payable to counsel or senior counsel (if instructed at the request of the litigant) are set out in the table annexed to this system, as amended. 4. There will be a panel of lawyers, including lawyers on file under the program. In establishing the committee, care will be taken to ensure that one lawyer, but not more than two, is proficient in the regional language of the Indian territory where the work of the Court is carried out.

Panel counsel agree in writing to comply with the terms of the system when a case is assigned under the plan. 5. Anyone wishing to use the services of a lawyer anchored in the program must contact the program secretary by submitting a request in the prescribed form attached to this document. 6. Once received, the documents shall be assigned to the lawyer of his or her choice appointed by the applicant upon request under the plan. If, after considering it, the learned lawyer considers that it is not an appropriate case for the admission of an appeal to the Supreme Court, the applicant is not entitled to resort to the system. Upon such approval either on the case documents or in a cover letter, the Legal Aid Society of the Middle Income Group of the Supreme Court will promptly return the documents to the applicant and deduct a sum of Rs 750 for service fees only. The balance of the service fee and any amount that the applicant may have deposited with the Committee as costs, as well as any costs of conducting the proceedings, will be refunded. If, after reviewing the matter, the learned lawyer on file is satisfied that this is an appropriate case, the Middle-Income Legal Aid Society will consider an applicant eligible for legal aid. The opinion expressed by the learned lawyer on the record is final with respect to the applicant`s eligibility to benefit from the benefits of the system. 2. Appearance fee during the registration phase / after the announcement.

1. Fees for the preparation of a counter-declaration/statement of objection and all other necessary applications, including the application for expulsion from residence and appearance, including all conferences, up to the admission phase without a final decision in the termination phase. 1. Fees for SLP settlement / Application for interim relief / Request for transfer / Counter-affidavit / Affidavit of rejoinder / objection including conference, etc. 9. That the Executive Committee of the program open a self-service account with UCO Bank, Supreme Court on behalf of the Supreme Court`s Middle Income Group Legal Aid Society. The account shall be maintained by three members of the Executive Committee authorized by the Committee, and the signature of two members shall be sufficient to maintain the account. 10. All amounts received under the scheme, including aid granted, shall be entered in the accounts by a person designated for that name and the task shall be verified. 11.

The amount received under the Program shall be used to cover all expenses, including salaries, and all expenses duly authorized by the Executive Board. 12. A contingent fund of the program will be established to cover the various expenses related to the case under the program by requiring the applicant under the program to deposit a sum of 750 rupees from this contingent fund until the admission stage, in addition to the fees to be deposited with the company. The auditor`s fees for account verification, printing of application forms, vacalatnama, affidavit of facts, binding records for account management, etc. are paid. Thus, at the time of processing the case documents, the applicant must pay the estimated fee, the expenses declared by the secretary and a sum of 750 rupees. 13. The amount indicated by the Secretary on the basis of the estimate shall be deposited by the applicant in cash or by bank cheque. If the eminent advocate is of the opinion that the case cannot be appealed to the Supreme Court, the full amount will be reimbursed to the complainant by cheque after deduction of Rs 750 for the Committee`s minimum fee. 14.

The initial costs of printing the forms and other office costs would be borne by the original scheme body. 15. The model for payment of fees to counsel under the program is consistent with the schedule then in effect. 15A. What documents do litigants need to obtain when they contact the Supreme Court? Applicants must submit application forms and complete documentation to MIG. For example, if he wishes to appeal the order of the High Court, he must provide a certified copy of the order of the High Court, a copy of the application he has filed with the High Court, copies of judgments or orders of the Inferior Court and other relevant documents. If these are in a language other than English, please try to send translated copies. 16. When assigning a case to an advocate under the program, the scheduled litigant is responsible for depositing the fees and expenses with the Société in accordance with the schedule established by the secretary. Payment to counsel or service fees payable to the plan, as shown in the table, must be made in cash or by bank cheque.

The lawyer of the case will present his invoice on the basis of the amounts prescribed in the table in terms of printing, court costs and appearance costs, as well as a copy of the filing note as proof of the presentation of the application/appeal for which the application is made. The lawyer will inform the company of the admission of a case so that the client can be asked to pay the fee for handling the complaint, without what information the committee will not be able to recover the amount from the client and pay it to the lawyer at the hearing of the case. Fees paid to the lawyer in the ordinary case are paid upon receipt of an invoice from the lawyer at the conclusion of the last hearing of the case. 17. Once the matter has been assigned to a lawyer, it is the lawyer`s responsibility to handle the matter as he or she deems appropriate in the client`s interest, and the lawyer is required to communicate directly with the litigant, and the Company will not oversee the assignment and final resolution of the matter. However, the Company will intervene upon receipt of a written complaint. 18. After the Société has received a complaint from the litigant and/or counsel concerned against the litigant/counsel, the Committee may, after investigation, take such action as it deems appropriate and necessary. 19. If it is found that the court-appointed lawyer has been negligent in carrying out the procedure entrusted to him, he is required to return the procedural document together with any fees he may have received from the applicant under the scheme. In addition, the company would not be liable for the negligent conduct of the matter, but the entire responsibility rests with the lawyer towards the client. However, the lawyer`s name would be removed from the panel established under the regime.

Content posted through various links on this website is managed and maintained by the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee (SCC). If you have any questions about the content of this website, please contact the responsible department. SUPREME COURT MIDDLE INCOME GROUP LEGAL AID SOCIETY 109, LAWYERS CHAMBERS, POST OFFICE WING, SUPREME COURT COMPOUND, NEW DELHI-110001. Registered under the Companies Registration Act XII of 1860 (23388597Gift to company is exempt under section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961) Email: migsociety[at]gmail[dot]com 3. Fees to appear at the final decision or appeal stage. (A)ACTING ON BEHALF OF PETITIONER 1. Fees for the preparation and submission of SLP/Writ petition / including list of dates and various applications such as residency exemption, filing, delay tolerance including appearance, conferences with the client and also for the preparation of an affidavit and/or a challenge issue after notification by the court and until the case is settled and the notification phase, including acting work and The names, occupation and appointments of the members of the board of directors responsible for the management of the company under Section 2 of the Companies Registration Act, 1860, as amended by the National Capital Territory of Delhi, are as follows:.