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Rules of Practice 1994 (S.R. 1994, No. 229)
Requested:  29 Apr 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).


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