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Legal Aid Bill given Royal Assent

  • Yesterday saw the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill receive Royal Assent and so become an Act of Parliament. The reforms in the scope and eligibility of the legal aid scheme will be implemented on 1 April 2013. The Legal Services Commission will also be replaced by the Legal Aid Agency, which will be an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice.


News, published: 02/05/2012


Published: 02/05/2012


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