Function of Lok Adalat
- The Lok Adalat resolves disputes relating to matters which are not very complicated in nature.
- Any court, authority or committee may refer to the Lok Adalat a dispute pending for a long time in the court or remaining in the condition prior to the beginning of the trial.
- However, a dispute as referred to the Lok Adalat only when both the parties to the dispute are agreed to get their dispute resolved through the Lok Adalat.
- Generally, the Lok Adalats have been playing an important role in the resolution of disputes relating to compensation claims, cases regarding distribution, claims against the Insurance Corporation and matters relating to marriages.