Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Published: 1996-03-12

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1996 No. 98

LEGAL AID AND ADVICE
Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made
12th March 1996

To be laid before Parliament

Coming into operation
8th April 1996

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 and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 8th April 1996.

Revocation

2.  The Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995(3) are hereby revoked.

Amendment to Schedule 2

3.  For the table set out in Schedule 2 to the Legal Advice and Assistance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1981(4), there shall be substituted the following table—

“Disposable Income Range
Maximum Contribution

Exceeding £67 but not exceeding £74 a week
£7

Exceeding £74 but not exceeding £81 a week
£14

Exceeding £81 but not exceeding £88 a week
£21

Exceeding £88 but not exceeding £95 a week
£28

Exceeding £95 but not exceeding £102 a week
£35

Exceeding £102 but not exceeding £109 a week
£42

Exceeding £109 but not exceeding £116 a week
£49

Exceeding £116 but not exceeding £123 a week
£56

Exceeding £123 but not exceeding £130 a week
£63

Exceeding £130 but not exceeding £137 a week
£70

Exceeding £137 but not exceeding £144 a week
£77

Exceeding £144 but not exceeding £151 a week
£84

Exceeding £151 but not exceeding £162 a week
£95”

Mackay of Clashfern, C.
Dated 12th March 1996

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. 1995 No. 76

(4)
S.R. 1981 No. 366; to which the most recent relevant amendment was made by S.R. 1995 No. 76
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