Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2000

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2000/2824

2000 No. 2824

LEGAL AID AND ADVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2000

Made 16th October 2000

Laid before Parliament 17th October 2000

Coming into force 18th October 2000

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 2, 34 and 43 of the Legal Aid Act 19881, hereby makes the following Regulations.

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2000 and shall come into force on 18th October 2000.

S-2 Amendment of the Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) Regulations 1989

Amendment of the Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) Regulations 1989

2. In regulation 48(13)(c) of the Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) Regulations 19892, before “a High Court judge” there shall be inserted “the registrar,”.

David Lock

Parliamentary Secretary

Lord Chancellor’s Department

Dated 16th October 2000

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend regulation 48 of the Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) Regulations 1989 to permit the Registrar of Criminal Appeals to make or amend a legal aid order so as to provide for the services of a Queen’s Counsel or of more than one advocate in the Court of Appeal.


(1) 1988 c. 34; sections 2 and 34 were amended by the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41), Schedule 18, paragraphs 61 and 63. Section 43 is an interpretation provision and is cited because of the meanings assigned to the words “prescribed” and “regulations”.
(2) S.I.1989/344; relevant attending instruments are S.I.1994/3136 and 2000/1876.

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