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Civil news: limits on emergency representation for JR work

07 th September 2017

The Legal Aid Agency (LAA) has warned providers to ensure they understand the rules when self-granting emergency representation in the housing category. Providers must ensure they do not carry out judicial review housing work the LAA cannot pay them for when attempting to self-grant emergency representation via delegated functions. The LAA sets out specific exceptions where self-granting is possible.

Legal Aid Agency

Subject: Legal advice and funding

Keywords: Civil legal aid; Delegated responsibility; Housing; Judicial review; Legal representation