Update and Q&A on the consultation on the draft Criminal Code of Practice


Friday, Mar 31, 2017

After receiving a request from the Law Society of Scotland, we have extended the consultation period to 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017.

Although 27 responses have been received so far, it is hoped that this extra time will allow consultees to consider both the draft Code and some of the key questions you may have.

We thought it would also be helpful to take this opportunity to clarify some points and have prepared the following Q&A for that purpose:

For more information, please contact:

Kingsley Thomas, Head of Criminal Legal Assistance
E: thomaski@slab.org.uk


Legal Aid Online

Legal services providers please click here to log in to Legal Aid Online  loginBtn

23, Jun, 2017

Legal Aid Applicant Sentenced for Fraud

Read article

22, Jun, 2017

First advice agencies accredited under new Scottish National Standards process

Read article

18, May, 2017

Upcoming research with people who have used the Public Defence Solicitors’ Office (PDSO)

Read article

11, May, 2017

Annual update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance

Read article

22, Feb, 2017

Serious concerns raised over methodology, analysis and underlying data in Law Society’s financial health report

Read article