Community Legal Service (Funding) (Amendment No.2) Order 2011

This order, amongst other things, reduces the Legal Aid rates for mental health law (and other civil work) by 10%: the old and new fees are set out in Legal Aid#Payments. It also introduces maximum payments for experts: for instance, psychiatrists (£90 London, £135 non-London) and psychologists (£90 London, £117 non-London). In force 3/10/11 (for cases started on or after that date).

Related legislation

  • Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill 2011 — Summary of the Bill: 'To make provision about legal aid; to make further provision about funding legal services; to make provision about costs and other amounts awarded in civil and criminal proceedings; to make provision about sentencing offenders, including provision about release on licence or otherwise; to make provision about bail and about remand otherwise than on bail; to make provision about the employment, payment and transfer of persons detained in prisons and other institutions; to make provision about penalty notices for disorderly behaviour and cautions; and to create new offences of threatening with a weapon in public or on school premises.' Enacted as Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, This order, amongst other things, reduces the Legal Aid rates for mental health law (and other civil work) by 10%: the old and new fees are set out in Legal Aid#Payments. It also introduces maximum payments for experts: for instance, psychiatrists (£90 London, £135 non-London) and psychologists (£90 London, £117 non-London). In force 3/10/11 (for cases started on or after that date).
  • Community Legal Service (Funding) (Amendment No.2) Order 2011

External links

  • Hansard HL Deb, 26 October 2011, col 831. This is the transcript of a debate in the House of Lords on a motion to annul the Community Legal Service (Funding) (Amendment No.2) Order 2011 (the order which reduces civil fee rates by 10%); following the debate the motion was withdrawn.

LEGISLATION DATABASE

Full text: Legislation.gov.uk

Type: UK Statutory Instrument🔍

Year: 2011🔍

Number: 2066

Subject: Legal Aid legislation🔍

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