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The Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 (c.47)S

16SIn section 22 of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 (automatic availability of criminal legal aid), in subsection (1)—

(a)in paragraph (da), for “he is insane so that his trial cannot proceed or continue;” substitute “ the accused is unfit for trial under section 53F of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995; ”, and

(b)in paragraph (dc), for “in case involving insanity” substitute “ where accused found not criminally responsible or unfit for trial ”.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 7 para. 16 in force at 25.6.2012 with application in accordance with art. 3 by S.S.I. 2012/160, art. 3, Sch. (with art. 4)