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Legal Aid and Coroners’ Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

Section 1: Dissolution of Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission

This section will dissolve the Commission and transfer its functions and staff to the Department. On transfer it is intended that an Executive Agency will be created within the Department to administer the delivery of legal aid services in Northern Ireland.

Subsection (5) refers to Schedule 1 to the Act which makes provision for the transfer of the assets, liabilities and staff from the Commission to the Department.

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