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Nagaland Lok Adalat settles cases

A total of nine Lok Adalat sitting were taken including Dimapur, Kohima, Kiphire, Tuensang, Longleng, Phek, Wokha, Mon and Mokokchung

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Kohima: The Nagaland Lok Adalat, under the aegis of the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) held in the state, settled 24 matters out of 38 listed disputes, matters and cases on Saturday last and collect an amount was Rs 36,35,776.

According to a release issued by Ketholeno Neihu, Public Relations Assistant of NSLSA informed that the National Lok Adalat held by Legal Services Institutions all across the state in concert with the rest of the country, nine Lok Adalat Sitting benches were constituted by the District Legal Services Authorities in the respective District Headquarters.
In the total disputes, matters and cases were listed for dealing at National Lok Adalat which includes cases in the pending stage as well as in pre-litigation stage mostly in the category of bank Recovery, Criminal Compoundable cases & Motor Accident Claims Tribunal. Another settlement amount also included the fine money, Bank recovery amount, compensation amount among others. With pervasive pursuance by the conciliators through arbitration, conciliation and amicable efforts, the benches were able to resolve and settle 24 such disputes and cases.

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It said, “Settlement amount involved in the cases was total Rs 36, 35,776. This Settlement Amount is the amount mutually agreed for payment between the litigants (or) parties who are involved in a dispute where the parties on arriving at a consensus, the willing amount to settle the disputes for the damaged caused or a negotiated amount for payment on a claim by a party. Settlement amount also includes the fine money, Bank recovery money, money suits and compensation money.”

A total of nine Lok Adalat sitting were taken including Dimapur, Kohima, Kiphire, Tuensang, Longleng, Phek, Wokha, Mon and Mokokchung. The National Lok Adalat was presided over by Chairperson DLSAs cum Chief Judicial Magistrate, District & Sessions Judge or Secretary or CJM and Junior Magistrate (First Class) as Presiding Officers and Panel Lawyers as conciliators, the release said.

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