The Legal Aid in Criminal Cases (Statement of Means)Rules (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Published: 1999-05-12

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1999 No. 233

LEGAL AID AND ADVICE
The Legal Aid in Criminal Cases (Statement of Means)Rules (Northern Ireland) 1999

Made
12th May 1999

To be laid before Parliament

Coming into operation
14th June 1999

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 36(3) of the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1) and now vested in him(2), and after consultation with the Lord Chief Justice, the Attorney General, the Crown Court Rules Committee, the County Court Rules Committee and the Magistrates' Courts Rules Committee and with the approval of the Treasury, hereby makes the following Rules:—

Citation and commencement

1.  These Rules may be cited as the Legal Aid in Criminal Cases (Statement of Means) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation on 14th June 1999.

Revocation

2.  The Legal Aid in Criminal Cases (Statement of Means) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1988(3) are hereby revoked.

Statement of means form

3.  The form set out in the Schedule shall be the prescribed form for the purposes of Article 32(1) of the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (statement of means for the purposes of legal aid in criminal proceedings).

Irvine of Lairg, C.
Dated 12th May 1999

We approve

Jim Dowd
David Jamieson
Two of the Lord’s Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
Dated 13th May 1999

Rule 3

SCHEDULECRIMINAL LEGAL AIDStatement of Means Form

FORM 1STATEMENT OF MEANS OF AN APPLICANT UNDER PART III OF THE LEGAL AID, ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1981

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Rules.)
These Rules revoke the Legal Aid in Criminal Cases (Statement of Means) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1988 and provide a new statement of means form which an applicant for free legal aid under Part III of the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 may be required to furnish under Article 32 of that Order.


(1)
S.I. 1981/228

(2)
S.I. 1982/159

(3)
S.R 1988 No. 215
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