(This note is not part of the Regulations.)
These Regulations amend the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 so as to:
(a)increase the upper income limit to make legal advice and assistance available to those with disposable income of not more than £162 a week (instead of £156) (Regulation 3);
(b)increase the lower income limit below which legal advice and assistance is available without payment of a contribution to £67 a week (instead of £64) (Regulation 4).
No charges are made to the capital limits.