Search Legislation

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (Employment of Solicitors to Provide Criminal Legal Assistance) Amendment Regulations 2003

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Scottish Statutory Instruments

2003 No. 511

LEGAL AID AND ADVICE

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (Employment of Solicitors to Provide Criminal Legal Assistance) Amendment Regulations 2003

Made

27th October 2003

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

28th October 2003

Coming into force

18th November 2003

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 28A(1) and (5) of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986(1), and all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Scottish Legal Aid Board (Employment of Solicitors to Provide Criminal Legal Assistance) Amendment Regulations 2003 and shall come into force on 18th November 2003.

Amendment of the Scottish Legal Aid Board (Employment of Solicitors to Provide Criminal Legal Assistance) Regulations 1998

2.  The Scottish Legal Aid Board (Employment of Solicitors to Provide Criminal Legal Assistance) Regulations 1998(2) are amended in accordance with the following regulation.

3.  In regulation 3 omit–

(a)those solicitors are to be used in the Sheriff Court district of Edinburgh; and.

Authorised to sign on behalf of the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh

27th October 2003

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Scottish Legal Aid Board (Employment of Solicitors to Provide Criminal Legal Assistance) Regulations 1998 to remove the provision that restricts solicitors in the Public Defence Solicitors Office to being used only in the Sheriff Court district of Edinburgh.

(1)

1986 c. 47; section 28A was inserted by the Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997 (c. 48), section 50. That section was repealed in part, and amended by the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 7), section 73. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

(2)

S.I. 1998/1938.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources