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Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 and shall come into operation on 6th April 2009.

(2) In these Regulations—

(a)the Order” means the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981;

(b)“personal injuries” includes any death and any disease or other impairment of a person’s physical or mental condition.

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2.—(1) These Regulations shall apply to any application for legal aid where the period of computation, as defined in regulation 1(2) of the Legal Aid (Assessment of Resources) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1981(1), begins on or after 6th April 2009.

(2) The Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008(2) are hereby revoked save in their application to any case to which paragraph (1) does not apply.

Persons eligible for legal aid

3.  For the yearly sums specified in Article 9(1) of the Order(3) there shall be substituted—

(a)where legal aid is sought in connection with taking, defending or being a party to proceedings which include a claim in respect of personal injuries, for the yearly sum of “£10,306”, the yearly sum of “£10,955”; and

(b)in any other case, for the yearly sum of “£9,348”, the yearly sum of “£9,937”.

Contributions from persons receiving legal aid

4.  For the yearly sum of “£3,156” specified in Article 12(1)(a) of the Order(4) there shall be substituted the yearly sum of “£3,355”.

Signed by authority of the Lord Chancellor

Bridget Prentice

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State

Ministry of Justice

Dated 11th March 2009

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