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3. Delegation Instrument

3.31. Exercising a lien under section 48

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Delegated Officer

Exercising a lien by Legal Aid NSW under s 48 on documents held for proceedings which are the subject of an inhouse grant of legal aid.

Solicitor Grade I –III
subject to the following exception

Exception

Deciding whether a lien is to be exercised by Legal Aid NSW under s 48 on documents held for proceedings in an in-house matter where there has been a refusal by Legal Aid NSW to release papers after negotiations and an agreement cannot be reached.

Director Grants
Director Criminal Law
Director Civil Law
Director Family Law