Section 106: Legal assistance scheme
329.This section enables the Lord Chancellor to establish, by regulations, a scheme providing legal assistance for cases which go to the Tribunal. This provision does not extend to Scotland (see section 323(3)(extent)).
330.The legal assistance scheme may make provision for-
the kinds of legal assistance that may be provided;
the persons by whom legal assistance may be provided;
the manner in which applications for legal assistance are to be made;
the criteria on which eligibility for legal assistance is to be determined;
the persons or bodies by whom applications are to be determined;
appeals against refusals of applications; the revocation or variation of decisions; and
its administration and the enforcement of its provisions.
331.The conditions placed on the legal assistance provided may require the recipient of the aid to make a contribution.