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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 87: Enhanced legal aid fees for certain solicitors

This section brings in Schedule 5 which provides the power to allow legal aid regulations to be made in order to remunerate at an enhanced rate solicitors who exercise rights of audience in the lower courts and certain tribunals where they have undergone the requisite advocacy training specified by the Law Society and have complied with certain duties.

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