The Legal Services Authorities Act,1987

Chapter VI

Lok Adalats

Section 21: Award of Lok Adalat.

21. 1[(1) Every award of the Lok Adalat shall be deemed to be a decree of a civil court or, as the case may be, an order of any other court and where a compromise or settlement has been arrived at, by a Lok Adalat in a case referred to it under sub-section(1) of section 20, the court-fee paid in such case shall be refunded in the manner provided under the Court-fees Act, 1870 (7 of 1870).]

(2) Every award made by a Lok Adalat shall be final and binding on all the parties to the dispute, and no appeal shall lie to any court against the award.



1. Subs. by Act 59 of 1994, s. 16, for sub-section (1) (w.e.f. 29-10-1994),

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