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Civil - core areas of legal aid work

17. Complex fine matters

Extended Legal Assistance is available for complex fine matters, including:

  • an application for a write off of fines debt over $5,000 or where supporting evidence is required by Revenue NSW
  • an application for an internal review
  • an application for a refund of monies garnished following enforcement action by Revenue NSW
  • determining the validity of an Order for Restitution made by Victims Services, or
  • an application to the Hardship Review Board following an adverse decision by Revenue NSW.

To be eligible for Extended Legal Assistance an applicant must satisfy the following eligibility tests:

Note: Assistance in these matters will be dependent on the capacity of the Civil Law Division throughout the State.