The Legal Aid in Family Proceedings (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2002


Published: 2002-03-18

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now for only USD$20 per month, or Get a Day Pass for only USD$4.99.
Statutory Instruments
2002 No. 710

LEGAL AID AND ADVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Legal Aid in Family Proceedings (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2002

Made
18th March 2002

Laid before Parliament
18th March 2002

Coming into force
8th April 2002

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 34 and 43 of the Legal Aid Act 1988(1), having had regard to the matters specified in section 34(9) of that Act and having consulted the General Council of the Bar and the Law Society, and with the consent of the Treasury, makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Legal Aid in Family Proceedings (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 and shall come into force on 8th April 2002.

Transitional provision

2.  These Regulations shall apply to work carried out on or after 8th April 2002, and in relation to work carried out before that date the Legal Aid in Family Proceedings (Remuneration) Regulations 1991(2) shall have effect as if these Regulations had not been made.

Amendment to the Legal Aid in Family Proceedings (Remuneration) Regulations 1991

3.  After regulation 3(9)(a)(ii) of the Legal Aid in Family Proceedings (Remuneration) Regulations 1991, there shall be inserted:

“(iii)The Law Society Family Law Panel Advanced; and”

Signed by authority of the Lord Chancellor

Patricia Scotland
Parliamentary Secretary,
Lord Chancellor’s Department
Dated 10th March 2002

We consent

Tony McNulty
Graham Stringer
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
Dated 18th March 2002

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend the Legal Aid in Family Proceedings (Remuneration) Regulations 1991 in order to add the Law Society Family Law Panel Advanced to those panels whose members receive an uplift in relation to the sums payable for work carried out by them.


(1)
1988 c. 34; see the definition of “regulations” in section 43. This Act is repealed by Part I of Schedule 15 to the Access to Justice Act 1999 (c. 22), subject to immaterial exceptions, and to transitional provisions and savings contained in S.I. 2000/774 and 2001/916.

(2)
S.I. 1991/2038. Relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1994/230, 1996/650, 1997/2394, and 2001/830, the last of which inserted regulation 3(9).