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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

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Part 2Excluded services

The services described in Part 1 of this Schedule do not include the services listed in this Part of this Schedule, except to the extent that Part 1 of this Schedule provides otherwise.

1Civil legal services provided in relation to personal injury or death.

2Civil legal services provided in relation to a claim in tort in respect of negligence.

3Civil legal services provided in relation to a claim in tort in respect of assault, battery or false imprisonment.

4Civil legal services provided in relation to a claim in tort in respect of trespass to goods.

5Civil legal services provided in relation to a claim in tort in respect of trespass to land.

6Civil legal services provided in relation to damage to property.

7Civil legal services provided in relation to defamation or malicious falsehood.

8Civil legal services provided in relation to a claim in tort in respect of breach of statutory duty.

9Civil legal services provided in relation to conveyancing.

10Civil legal services provided in relation to the making of wills.

11Civil legal services provided in relation to matters of trust law.

12(1)Civil legal services provided in relation to a claim for damages in respect of a breach of Convention rights by a public authority to the extent that the claim is made in reliance on section 7 of the Human Rights Act 1998.

(2)In this paragraph—

  • “Convention rights” has the same meaning as in the Human Rights Act 1998;

  • “public authority” has the same meaning as in section 6 of that Act.

13Civil legal services provided in relation to matters of company or partnership law.

14Civil legal services provided to an individual in relation to matters arising out of or in connection with—

(a)a proposal by that individual to establish a business,

(b)the carrying on of a business by that individual (whether or not the business is being carried on at the time the services are provided), or

(c)the termination or transfer of a business that was being carried on by that individual.

15(1)Civil legal services provided in relation to a benefit, allowance, payment, credit or pension under—

(a)a social security enactment,

(b)the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979, or

(c)Part 4 of the Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008.

(2)In this paragraph “social security enactment” means—

(a)the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992,

(b)the Jobseekers Act 1995,

(c)the State Pension Credit Act 2002,

(d)the Tax Credits Act 2002,

(e)the Welfare Reform Act 2007,

(f)the Welfare Reform Act 2012, or

(g)any other enactment relating to social security.

16Civil legal services provided in relation to compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme.

17Civil legal services provided in relation to changing an individual’s name.

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