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3. Delegation Instrument

3.34. Authority to private practitioners providing duty services

Item

Delegated Officer

Authority for private practitioners rostered on to a Duty Solicitor Scheme to

  • make determinations of applications for legal aid to provide a legal service under the Duty Solicitor Scheme, and
  • exercise the discretion in relation to means in 10.1 when providing that service, and
  • exercise the discretion to waive the verification of means in special circumstances.

Private practitioners approved by the Director Grants