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Rules of Practice 1994 (S.R. 1994, No. 229)
|Requested: 28 Jun 2017|
|Consolidated as at: 17 Mar 2006|
Division 5 - Dealings with legal aid clients
15. Eligibility for legal aid
A practitioner must inform a client of any entitlement to apply for legal aid.
16. Changes in circumstances
(1) Subject to any guidelines issued by any scheme relating to legal assistance, a practitioner must inform the administrator of that scheme if the practitioner
(a) forms the view that a client in receipt of legal aid no longer has a reasonable prospect of success; or
(b) is instructed about any significant change in the financial position or other circumstances of a client in receipt of legal aid.
(2) A practitioner must inform a client of any matter communicated under subrule (1).