Dimapur, September 14: As per the monthly action plan Tuensang District Legal Services Authority conducted One Day Legal Awareness Seminar with the GBs, DBs, Village Councils and church workers of Helipong Village on September 13.
Soteth Anar Panel Lawyer TDLSA spoke on the Basic procedures of Law (Cr.PC/CPC procedure provided under Rule for Administration of Justice & Police Act). He also highlighted the powers and functions of Village Council.
Shri. Kumdilong Kessen, Judicial Magistrate First Class and Secretary Tuensang District Legal Services Authority spoke on the various NALSA schemes and he also highlighted the procedures for applying Victim’s Compensation Act, Relief and Rehabilitation for the victims of disaster and natural calamities and Arms Act. Under arms act Secy. TDLSA also urged the gathering not to keep unlicensed gun at home in order to avoid unnecessary trouble.
Yimtsusangla Chang, project Asst. TDLSA spoke on the topic Women and Child’s Right covering POCSO, Domestic Violence Act, Child Marriage Restraint Act, Child Labour, Free and Competent Legal Aid, she also highlighted some important points to keep in mind while dealing with the cases involving women and child in customary courts.
Invocation was pronounced by Pastor Helipong Baptist Church, Council Chairman appreciated TDLSA for conducting legal awareness seminar at Helipong Village. Programme ended with a good interactive session and about 40 people attended the seminar. (Page News Service)