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LEGAL AID ACT 1978 - SECT 47

Costs to be paid to the Fund

S. 47(1) amended by Nos 10/1986 s. 9(b), 48/1995 s. 10(zf), 44/1997
s. 17(22).

    (1)     All costs received or recovered which are payable to VLA under section 46 and all moneys paid by assisted persons towards costs in accordance with any terms or conditions imposed by VLA or an independent reviewer shall be paid to the Fund.

S. 47(2) amended by Nos 38/1992 s. 9, 48/1995 s. 10(zf).

    (2)     Where the costs paid in any matter to VLA and all moneys, other than interest, paid by the assisted person in respect of that matter together exceed the amount which in the opinion of VLA would if the assisted person was not an assisted person be properly chargeable to him for costs as between solicitor and client in that matter the amount of the excess shall be paid to the assisted person.

S. 47A inserted by No. 38/1992 s. 10(1).



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