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12. Terminating Legal Aid

12.3 Where a legally assisted person no longer satisfies the relevant merit test

12.3 Where a legally assisted person no longer satisfies the relevant merit test


Where a legally aided person no longer satisfies the relevant merit test, legal aid must be terminated. Prior to terminating legal aid, the officer must ensure the notification requirements as set out in Policy 16.1.1 have been followed. See Termination Guideline 12.10 for notification requirements.

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