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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 10 – Legal assistance: costs

22.In circumstances where the Commissioner has assisted an individual under section 9 in relation to legal proceedings, and that individual becomes entitled to some or all of his or her costs in the proceedings, this section ensures that the Commissioner’s expenses in providing the assistance are charged on sums paid to the individual by way of costs. Such sums may be enforced as a debt due to the Commissioner.

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