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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 82: Eligibility of persons in receipt of guarantee credit

This section amends the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 to include applicants in receipt of the guarantee credit element of State Pension Credit as automatically meeting, in certain circumstances, the financial test for civil legal aid.

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