Access to Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003

7.  (1)  Any grant of legal aid under Part II of the 1981 Order which is in force immediately before the second appointed day shall, on and after that day, have effect as a decision of the Commission to fund representation as a civil legal service.N.I.

(2) Any approval given in connection with the grant of legal aid under Part II of the 1981 Order which is in force immediately before the second appointed day shall, on and after that day, have effect as a decision of the Commission to fund representation as a civil legal service.

(3) Any approval given in connection with the grant of assistance by way of representation under Part II of the 1981 Order which is in force immediately before the second appointed day shall, on and after that day, have effect as a decision of the Commission to fund representation as a civil legal service.

(4) Any approval given in connection with the grant of advice or assistance under Part II of the 1981 Order which is in force immediately before the second appointed day shall, on and after that day, have effect as an approval by the Commission in connection with the funding of advice or assistance as a civil legal service.