Finance, Accounts and Audit

 The State Authority has established a fund called ‘State Legal Aid Fund’ as per provisions in the Act. All sums received, as detailed below, are credited to the said fund.
a) All sums of money paid to the State Authority and any grant made by the Central Authority i.e., NALSA.
b) Any grant or donations made to the State Authority by the State Govt. or by any person.
c) Any other amount received under order of any Court or from any other source.
Under the Schemes Code SBGOS & STD, Savings Bank Accounts in the name of ‘STATE LEGAL AID FUND-TRIPURA STATE LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITY’ have been opened with AXIS BANK LTD., Agartala : 799 001 with the aforesaid funds.

The State Legal Aid Fund is utilized for meeting
a) The cost of giving legal service to the eligible persons by the State Authority;
b) The cost of conducting Lok Adalats by the State Authority;
c) The cost of undertaking preventive and strategic legal aid programme by the State Authority.,
d) The cost of legal services provided by the High Court Committee, District Authorities and Sub-Divisional Committees,
e) Any other expenses which are required to be made by the Authority / Committee.
The administrative expenses of the Authorities / Committees are borne from the fund received from the State Govt. The State Authority maintains the accounts and other related records and prepares the Annual Statement of Accounts including the Income and Expenditure and the Balance-sheet in the prescribed pro-forma. The accounts of the State Authority, duly certified by the A.G., Tripura together with Audit Report is forwarded annually or on completion of audit of the annual accounts by the A.G., Tripura, as the case may be, to the State Govt. The State Govt. causes the accounts and the audit report to be laid before the State Legislature. The District Authorities, High Court Committee and the Sub-Divisional Committees maintain true and correct accounts of all receipts and disbursement and furnish quarterly return to the State Authority. The accounts of the aforesaid Authorities / Committees are subject to audit by a Chartered Accountant at least once in every year.

The total fund received during the last 3(three) financial years were as under:

Sl.No.

Year

FUND RECEIVED

State Fund(Rs. in lac)

NALSA Fund(Rs. in lac)

Total

1

2003-04

Rs.21.39

Rs.02.07

Rs.23.46

2

2004-05

Rs.23.50

Rs.12.25

Rs.35.75

3

2005-06

Rs.17.31

Rs.14.01

Rs.31.32

4

2006-07

Rs.26.89
(excluding Rs.1.83 lac received from Depts of State Govt)

Rs.16.00

Rs.42.89

5

2007-08

Rs.45.00

Rs. Nil

Rs.45.00

6

2008-09

Rs.56.70

Rs.07.04

Rs.63.74

7

2009-10

Rs.55.50

Rs.31.00

Rs.86.50

8

2010-11

Rs.09.75

Rs.20.00

Rs.29.75

 

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