Legal Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) Regulations 1982

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1982/236

1982 No. 236

LEGAL AID AND ADVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Legal Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) Regulations 1982

19thJanuary 1982

1stFebruary 1982

1stApril 1982

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 1 and 20 of the Legal Aid Act 1974(a), hereby makes the following Regulations:—

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Legal Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) Regulations 1982 and shall come into operation on 1st April 1982.

(2) In these Regulations, "the Act" means the Legal Aid Act 1974.

2. For the weekly sum of £85 specified in section l(l)(a) of the Act(b), there shall be substituted the weekly sum of £93.

3. For the capital sum of £600 specified in section 1(1) of the Act(c), there shall be substituted the sum of £655.

Hailsham of St. Marylebone, C.

Dated 19th January 1982.

(a) 1974 c. 4, as amended by the Legal Aid Act 1979 (c. 26).

(b) 1974 c. 4, as amended by S.I. 1979/1395.

(c) 1974 c. 4, as amended by S.I. 1979/350.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This Note is not part of the Regulations.)

These Regulations increase the disposable income limit for the availability of legal advice and assistance under the Legal Aid Act 1974 from £85 to £93 a week and increase the disposable capital limit from £600 to £655.

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