“Striving to seek justice for each and every rightful citizen.”
Legal Maps is for helping the people getting to know and use their basic rights and the laws made especially for them by the government. There are a number of acts and laws against a number of crimes and for basic civilian rights for the needy people which they might be unaware of. So Legal lamps is here to help. It’s our motto to help the needy access their basic human rights and to help fighting them any kind of injustice against them. Legal lamp team helps in filling of legal complaints, FIRs and other legal help to needy people.
Deliverance of Services Regarding
A large section of India’s labor work on the unorganized sector and hence can easily be exploited so they need to be protected. Our government has made a number of laws which can help them protecting their basic human rights and earn the rightful wages. The Code of Wages Bill 2017 subsumes four Acts namely the Minimum Wages Act, 1948; the Payment of Wages Act, 1936; the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965; and the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976. This act is for all workers across the country. It ensures minimum wages across different regions of the country and punishments for the employers if they violate the laws under the bill. We at Legal Lamps can help you file a complaint if your employer is not abiding by the rules under the act. Experts at legal lamps can also help you with all the options available with you if you are not being provided with the minimum wages or the working conditions are not proper which you can adopt to take action against your employer.
Human rights are the basic rights of freedom and expression for every individual in the country. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India is an autonomous public body constituted on 12 October 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Ordinance, 1993. The NHRC is the national human rights institution, responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights, defined by the Act as “rights relating to life, liberty, equality and dignity of the individual guaranteed by the Constitution or embodied in the International Covenants”. Safety, freedom to speak, freedom of religion etc. all come under human rights and if your rights are violated whether be at a public place, home or work place you have complete right to file an official complaint against the offender. Our experts can help you file such complaints and guide you through your journey to justice.
Protection of Women from Sexual Harassment was enacted in 2005 to provide protection to women against domestic violence in India. Under this act the definition of domestic violence not only included physical violence but also emotional, sexual and economic abuse. The act provides protection to the wife or live in female partner from above mentioned kind of abuse from the husband or male live in partner or his relatives and also to women living as sister, widow or mother. It also provides protection against any unlawful dowry demanded. Cases involving domestic violence are quite difficult for the victim and our experts at Legal Lamps will help you filing an FIR and be your required support system until you get the justice you deserve.
Child Labour and Education
In India due to poverty many children are pushed into small jobs to earn money for supporting the family at very early ages and hence are left devoid of the education and opportunity they deserve. The Child Labor Act, 1948 prohibits anyone from employing any child under 15 years of age in any work including domestic help and it allows to employ adolescents 14-18 years but not in hazardous occupations. Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act was enacted in 2009 to identify education as a basic right to all the children of age 6-14 years across the country. It aims at free and compulsory full elementary education of equitable quality for all the children in the age group. The act has makes it mandatory for the private schools to reserve 25% of the seats for the poor, no interview of the child or the parents for the admission and bars unrecognized schools from practicing. If you see children around you who have been denied these rights or you yourself as a parent are unable to get your child admitted in a school or the child himself/ herself can contact us and we can help the child to get what he/she deserves.
Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act under which protection is provided to children against sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography. The accuser is punished for committing or for intend to commit a crime against child. The procedure for the court and trials is focused child friendly by implementing a number of rules such as keeping child away from accuser, breaks during the trial, presence of parents/ guardian during trial, no detention of child at night in police station and not revealing the identity of the child and many more. The evidence of the child is to be recorded within 30 days. The special court is required to deliver a judgment within one year hence speedy disposal of trials. Sexual offence with a child is heinous crime and the committer needs to be punished and our experts will help the victim to get the justice and do it in a way so that the incident has the least bad effect on the child.
SC/ ST/ OBC Minorities
Prevention of Atrocities Act 1989 has been enacted to prevent atrocities towards the SC/ST in the country. The act is to protect them from the indignities and offences committed against them. The act include the punishment for the atrocities committed, creation of special courts and prosecutors, defining more offence other than mentioned in Civil Rights Act 1955. Other than this Government has reserved certain percentages of seats in the jobs and educational institutions for the SC, ST and OBC minorities. The aim of these act is to promote social inclusion of these communities. If you face any kind of discrimination because of your caste then we are here to help you. We can help you filing a complaint with the police.
FIR is the First Information Report which is the complaint filed by the victim with the police. Only once the FIR has been filed the police begins with the investigation. Registration of FIR, if the information discloses commission of a cognizable offence is mandatory under Section 154 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. The police officer cannot refuse to register FIR if cognizable offence is disclosed. Action must be taken against erring officers who do not register the FIR if information received by him discloses a cognizable offence. If you are unaware of the procedure of filing an FIR with the police, we are here at your aid, experts with us will help you doing so.
A body of rules and statues defines the conduct prohibited by the government as it harms public safety and welfare. In India the criminal law is guided by the Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act and Crpc. Indian Penal code covers all the aspects of the criminal law in the country. Indian Evidence act deals with the admissibility of the evidence submitted to the court. Criminal Offences include murder, honor killing etc. Criminal matters are solved only after fighting the court cases and we can help you filing your FIR and then helping you with all the procedure in the court wherever we can.
Civil laws are the ones involving conflicts between two parties mostly over monetary damages by one to the other. The case begins when one of the parties claims that it has been harmed by the action of others. The case can be fought in the courts or during the course of the case in the civil court both parties can solve the dispute outside the court when both are ready to compromise to save themselves from the expenses of trials or fear of losing. You require an advocate all along to fight for you in court or to make negotiations outside the court with the other party. We have experts which can help you negotiate with the opposite party.
Internet has given birth to a new age crimes the cybercrimes, the acts can be of forgery, fraud, mischief but here a computer is either a source or a target or a tool. The Information Technology Act 2000 provides a way to deal with cybercrimes. It defines different possible offences and then the punishments for them. Online Privacy is a big issue today and the act makes it mandatory for the firms to get written permission from the customer to collect their data. Tampering of data, hacking, offensive messages, data privacy, publishing private or obscene information are some of the offences defined under this act. This is a completely new branch of crime and people are not much aware of what to do when they are a victim of cybercrime and here we can help you with all the paperwork and filing complaints with the police or other concerned bodies such as banks in case of an online bank fraud.