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Policies

3. Delegation Instrument

3.7.A Approval of expenditure in relation to grants of legal aid

Authorisation

Amount

Certifying officer

Delegated officer

Commitment and payment of total accounts in excess of, or outside a standard combination of work items per grant of legal aid.

Officers cannot exceed the monetary limits set out in the Attorney General’s delegation to staff under the Government Sector Finance Act 2018.

$3,000

Advocate Clerk Grade 6/7

Grants Clerk Grade 3/4

$7,500

Advocate Clerk Grade 9/10

Grants Clerk Grade 5/6

$10,000

Solicitor Grade I-III

Solicitor Grade I-III Grants

$15,000

Solicitor Grade VI

Solicitor Grade VI Grants

$25,000

Solicitor Grade V

Solicitor Grade V Grants

$50,000

Solicitor Grade VI

Solicitor Grade VI Grants

$200,000

Deputy Director Criminal Law
Director Family Law
Director Civil Law

Director Grants

$1,000,000

Director Grants

Director Grants