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LEGAL AID ACT 1978 - SECT 12N

Annual report

S. 12N(1) amended by No. 15/2018 s. 20(2).

    (1)     VLA must each September furnish to the Attorney-General a report of the operations of VLA during the year ending on 30 June of that year together with the audited financial statements in respect of that year.

S. 12N(1A) inserted by No. 15/2018 s. 20(3).

    (1A)     The annual report for a financial year must set out the operations of VLA by reference to, or comparison with, the budget, intended achievements, intended activities and financial projections set out in the corporate plan for that financial year.

S. 12N(2) amended by No. 15/2018 s. 20(4).

    (2)     The Attorney-General must cause the annual report and the audited financial statements to be laid before both Houses of Parliament as soon as practicable after receipt or, if Parliament is not then sitting, as soon as practicable after the next meeting of Parliament.

    (3)     Subject to subsection (4) but despite any other provision in this Act, VLA—

        (a)     may at any time furnish to the Attorney-General any report it considers necessary; and

        (b)     must provide without delay to the Attorney-General any information that the Attorney-General may require in relation to any matter dealt with by VLA.

    (4)     VLA is not required to provide information of the kind referred to in section 43 unless the assisted person concerned consents to the provision of the information.

S. 12O inserted by No. 15/2018 s. 21.



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