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6. Civil law matters - when legal aid is available

6.11. Matters under the Public Health Act

Legal aid is available for applicants who are the subject of Public Health Orders made under Part 4 Division 4 of the Public Health Act 2010 (NSW) for:

  • defending an application to NCAT to confirm a Public Health Order made in relation to a category 5 medical condition
  • applications to NCAT for review of a Public Health Order made in relation to a category 4 medical condition.

For legal aid to be granted in these types of matters the following tests must be satisfied:

See Civil Law Guideline 3.2 on requirement to attend ADR.

See Civil Law Guideline 3.8 on grants of aid for test cases.

Last published: 24/01/2017