Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Published: 1999-03-16

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1999 No. 131

LEGAL AID AND ADVICE
Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

Made
16th March 1999

To be laid before Parliament

Coming into operation
12th April 1999

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred by Articles 7(2), 22 and 27 of the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1) and now vested in him(2), hereby makes the following Regulations:—

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation on 12th April 1999.

(2) In these Regulations a Schedule referred to by a number means the Schedule so numbered in the Legal Advice and Assistance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1981(3).

Revocation

2.  The Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998(4) are hereby revoked.

Amendment to Schedule 2

3.  For the table set out in Schedule 2 there shall be substituted the following table—

“Disposable Income Range
Maximum Contribution

Exceeding £75 but not exceeding £82
£7

Exceeding £82 but not exceeding £89
£14

Exceeding £89 but not exceeding £96
£21

Exceeding £96 but not exceeding £103
£28

Exceeding £103 but not exceeding £110
£35

Exceeding £110 but not exceeding £117
£42

Exceeding £117 but not exceeding £124
£49

Exceeding £124 but not exceeding £131
£56

Exceeding £131 but not exceeding £138
£63

Exceeding £138 but not exceeding £145
£70

Exceeding £145 but not exceeding £152
£77

Exceeding £152 but not exceeding £159
£84

Exceeding £159 but not exceeding £166
£91

Exceeding £166 but not exceeding £178
£103”

Irvine of Lairg, C.
Dated 16th March 1999

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)
These Regulations amend the Legal Advice and Assistance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1981 so as to substitute a new scale of contributions payable for legal advice and assistance under Article 7(2) of the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981.


(1)
S.I. 1981/228 (N.I. 8); Article 27 is an interpretation provision and is recited because of the meaning assigned to the words “prescribed” and “regulations”

(2)
S.I. 1982/159

(3)
S.R. 1981 No. 366; to which the most recent relevant amendment was made by S.R. 1998 No. 90

(4)
S.R. 1998 No. 90
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