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LEGAL AID ACT 1978 - SECT 28

Decisions relating to the provision of legal services

Where a decision is made to provide legal assistance under this Act, VLA or the independent reviewer (as the case may be) shall also decide in accordance with guidelines determined by VLA in pursuance of sections 8 and 9—

S. 28(a) amended by Nos 48/1995 s. 10(p)(i), 18/2005 s. 18(Sch. 1 item 57.11).

        (a)     whether the legal assistance should be provided by making available the services of a private legal practitioner, whether the legal assistance should be provided by making available the services of an officer of VLA or whether both such services should be provided;

        (b)     the nature and extent of the legal assistance to be provided; and

S. 28(c) amended by No. 10/1986 s. 13(2).

        (c)     whether the legal assistance is to be provided without charge or subject to all or any of the conditions referred to in section 27(1).



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