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LEGAL AID ACT 1978 - SECT 12K

Community consultative committee

    (1)     There shall be established a community consultative committee.

    (2)     The function of the committee is to make recommendations to the board in relation to any matter referred to the committee by the board.

    (3)     The committee must consist of not less than 2 members of whom—

S. 12K(3)(a) amended by No. 15/2018 s. 38(1).

        (a)     one shall be a person nominated by the Federation of Community Legal Centres; and

        (b)     one shall be a person representing staff of VLA nominated by the staff—

and any other person or persons who may be appointed by the board to be members of the committee.

S. 12K(4) amended by No. 15/2018 s. 38(2).

    (4)     If the Federation of Community Legal Centres or the staff of VLA do not within one month after receiving a request in writing from the board to submit a nomination for the purposes of this section, submit a nomination, the board may appoint a person whom the board considers appropriate and that person shall be deemed to have been nominated by the Federation of Community Legal Centres or the staff of VLA, as the case may be.

    (5)     Subject to directions of the board, the committee may regulate its own procedure.

S. 12L (Heading) inserted by No. 15/2018 s. 16.

S. 12L inserted by No. 48/1995 s. 6.



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