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SCHEDULE 1F28F29N.I.PROCEEDINGS FOR WHICH LEGAL AID MAY BE GIVEN UNDERF1[F2 ARTICLE 9]

F1prosp. subst. by 2002 c. 26

F28Order repealed (prosp.) by Access to Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/435 (N.I. 10)), arts. 1(2), 49(2), Sch. 5 and the repeal being partly in operation, as to which see individual Articles

F29functions transfered by SI 1982/159

Non-textual amendments applied to the whole Legislation can be found in the Introduction

PART IF28F29N.I.DESCRIPTION OF PROCEEDINGS

1.  Proceedings in any of the following courts—N.I.

(a)theF3 House of Lords in the exercise of its jurisdiction in relation to any appeal from Northern Ireland;

F4(b)the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in the exercise of its jurisdiction in relation to any appeal or reference from Northern Ireland;

(c)the High Court and the Court of Appeal;

(d)any county court.

F3prosp. subst. by 2005 c. 4

F4prosp. rep. by 2005 c. 4

2.  Proceedings before any person to whom a case is referred in whole or in part by any of the courts mentioned in paragraph 1.N.I.

[F52A.(1) The following proceedings in the Crown Court under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002—N.I.

(a)proceedings which relate to a direction under section 202(3) F6. . . as to the distribution of funds in the hands of a receiver;

(b)applications under section 210 relating to action taken or proposed to be taken by a receiver;

(c)applications under section 211 to vary or discharge an order under any of sections 196 [F7to 199] for the appointment of or conferring powers on a receiver;

(d)applications under section 220 or 221 for the payment of compensation;

(e)applications under sections 351(3), 362(3), 369(3) or 375(2) to vary or discharge certain orders made under Part 8.

(2) But sub-paragraph (1) does not apply in relation to a defendant (within the meaning of Part 4 of that Act) in the following proceedings—

(a)proceedings mentioned in [F8head (a)] of that sub-paragraph;

(b)an application under section 221 for the payment of compensation if the confiscation order was varied under section 179.]

F6Words in Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 2A(1)(a) repealed (1.4.2008) by Serious Crime Act 2007 (c. 27), ss. 74(2), 92, 94(1), Sch. 8 para. 148(2), Sch. 14; S.I. 2008/755, art. 2(1)(a)(d)(iv) (subject to transitional and transitory and savings provisions in arts. 3-14)

F7Words in Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 2A(1)(c) substituted (1.4.2008) by Serious Crime Act 2007 (c. 27), ss. 74(2), 94(1), Sch. 8 para. 148(3); S.I. 2008/755, art. 2(1)(a) (subject to transitional and transitory and savings provisions in arts. 3-14)

[F92B.  Proceedings in the Crown Court for the variation or discharge of an order under Article 7 or 7A of the Protection from Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997.]N.I.

3.  The following proceedings in a court of summary jurisdiction, namely—N.I.

Sub.‐para.(a) rep. by 1995 NI 2

(b)proceedings for or relating to an order under the Summary Jurisdiction (Separation and Maintenance) Act (Northern Ireland) 1945 [1945 c.14] F10. . . the Domestic Proceedings (Northern Ireland) Order 1980 [1980 NI 5] [F10 or the Family Homes and Domestic Violence (Northern Ireland) Order 1998[F11 or Schedule 16 to the Civil Partnership Act 2004]];

(c)proceedings under section 22 of the Maintenance Orders Act 1950 [1950 c.37] and section 13 of the Maintenance and Affiliation Orders Act (Northern Ireland) 1966 [1966 c.35] ;

(d)proceedings under Part I of the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 [1972 c.18] relating to a maintenance order made by a court of a country outside the United Kingdom, and any such proceedings as are referred to in sub-paragraphF12. . . ( b) brought by virtue of Part II of the said Act of 1972;

(e)debt or ejectment proceedings within the meaning of[F13 Part VI of the Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981], other than proceedings under[F13 Article 62(2) of that Order];

[F12(f)proceedings underF14. . . the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995;]

(g)proceedings under Article 101 of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 [1972 NI 14] and[F15 section 101 of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992].

[F16(h)appeals under Article 22 of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991, so far as such appeals are to be made to a court of summary jurisdiction by virtue of Article 2 of the Child Support Appeals (Jurisdiction of Courts) Order (Northern Ireland) 1993, and proceedings under Article 28 of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991]

[F17(i)proceedings under paragraphs 3, 5, 6, 9 and 10 of Schedule 1 to the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001.]

[F18(j)proceedings under sections 295, 297, 298, 301 and 302 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002]

[F19(k)proceedings for, or relating to, an anti-social behaviour order under Article 3 or 4 of the Anti-social Behaviour (Northern Ireland) Order 2004;]

[F20(l)proceedings for the variation or discharge of an order under Article 7 or 7A of the Protection from Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997.]

4.  Proceedings in the Restrictive Practices Court under Part III of the Fair Trading Act 1973 [1973 c.41] , and any proceedings in that court in consequence of an order made or undertaking given to the Court, under that Part of the Act.N.I.

Para. 5 rep. by 2002 c. 26

6.  Proceedings in the Lands Tribunal for Northern Ireland.N.I.

[F216A.  Proceedings before the First-tier Tribunal under—N.I.

(i)Schedule 2 to the Immigration Act 1971;

(ii)section 40A of the British Nationality Act 1971;

(iii)Part 5 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002;

(iv)regulation 26 of the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006.]

[F226B.  Proceedings before the Upper Tribunal arising out of proceedings within paragraph 6A.N.I.

6C.  Proceedings before the Special Immigration Appeals Commission.]N.I.

7.  Proceedings in the Enforcement of Judgments Office in connection with any proceedings mentioned in the foregoing paragraphs.N.I.

[F238.  Proceedings brought by an individual before a Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission.]N.I.

PART IIF28F29N.I.EXCEPTED PROCEEDINGS

1.  Proceedings in respect of which free legal aid may be given under Part III of this Order.N.I.

2.  Proceedings wholly or partly in respect of—N.I.

Sub‐para. (a) rep. by 1984 NI 14

(b)the loss of the services of a woman or girl in consequence of her rape or seduction.

3.  Proceedings wholly or partly in respect of defamation; but the making of a counterclaim for defamation in proceedings for which legal aid may be given shall not of itself affect any right of a defendant to the counterclaim to legal aid in the proceedings and legal aid may be granted to enable him to defend such counterclaim.N.I.

4.  Relator actions.N.I.

5.  Election petitions under the[F24 Representation of the People Act 1983] or the Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962 [1962 c.14] .N.I.

6.  Proceedings (other than proceedings referred to in paragraph 7 of Part I) for the recovery of a debt (including liquidated damages) which is admitted where the only question to be brought before the court is as to the time and mode of payment of that debt.N.I.

7.  Proceedings incidental to any proceedings to which the foregoing paragraphs apply.N.I.

[F258.  F26. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N.I.

9.  F27. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]N.I.

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