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3. Delegation Instrument

3.8. Determining and redetermining the date of a grant of legal aid under section 34A

Item

Delegated Officer

8.1

Determining under s 34A that the grant of legal aid is to be dated on or after the date of the initial request for legal aid, being either

  • the request for an emergency grant of legal aid; or
  • the date of the receipt of the legal aid application.

Solicitor Grade V Grants

8.2

Redetermining under s 34A an application for legal aid (including granting and refusing legal aid).

Note: The officer granting an application on redetermination may need to be of a higher grade than the officer who originally refused it.

The Determining Officer or a Grants Officer of the same or a higher grade with the authority to approve a grant to which the application refers.