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3. Delegation Instrument

3.15. Determining under section 35(1) that the Means Test should not apply


Delegated Officer


Determining under s 35(1) that the Legal Aid NSW Means Test should not be applied because special circumstances exist, about the property or means of the applicant, or otherwise.

Under s 35(3) special circumstances may include

(a) that the applicant is a party to proceedings as a member of an unincorporated association; or

(b) the applicant is a party to

  • proceedings relating to environmental matters
  • a relator suit, or
  • a test case.

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