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The Civil Legal Services (Remuneration) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

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2.  In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires—

“advice”, “assistance” and “representation” have the respective meanings given by Article 2(2) of the 2003 Order;

“certificate” means a certificate granted under the General Regulations;

“civil legal services” has the meaning given by Article 10 of the 2003 Order;

“costs” means, in the case of a solicitor, the remuneration and disbursements payable under Article 12(3) of the 2003 Order and, in the case of counsel, the remuneration payable under that provision;

“counsel” means counsel authorised by the Director under regulation 31 of the General Regulations and selected to act for an assisted person;

“the Department” means the Department of Justice;

“the Director” means the Director of Legal Aid Casework designated by the Department under section 2 of the Legal Aid and Coroners’ Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 2014(1);

“disbursements” means travelling and witness expenses and other out of pocket expenses incurred by a solicitor in providing civil legal services;

“fee-earner” means a solicitor or any clerk who regularly does work for which it is appropriate to make a direct charge to the client;

“the Financial Regulations” mean the Civil Legal Services (Financial) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015(2);

“the General Regulations” mean the Civil Legal Services (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015(3);

“the 2003 Order” means the Access to Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003;

“representation” (higher courts) and representation (lower courts) have the respective meanings given by regulation 2 of the General Regulations;

“representative” means a solicitor or counsel.

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