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Reforms and projects


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The following are our current projects:

Consultations

Legal Aid Fund: Consultation on payments to third parties

We are carrying out a three-month fact-finding and consultation exercise that is intended to inform options for the future treatment of payment of outlays. More information

Best value reviews

Best Value Review of Civil Legal Assistance - stage reporting process

July 2011

Read the detailed proposals here

Best Value Review of Immigration and Asylum

June 2011

Read the report and research briefing

Best Value Review of Civil Legal Assistance - Regulation 18 (special urgency) work

March 2011

You can read the report here.

Best Value Review of Mental Health work

February 2011

Read the report here and the research briefing on the CLAO Inverness training day on mental health and the law.


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Providers News

26, Aug, 2015

Free event – Shared perspectives on the outcomes of advice – Tuesday 27 October 2015

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26, Aug, 2015

August Bank Holiday and payments schedule

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20, Aug, 2015

Positive feedback on Solicitor Contact Line

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11, Aug, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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06, Jul, 2015

Justice Cabinet Secretary Michael Matheson visits Fife advice projects

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30, Jun, 2015

New Parliamentary regulations remove restriction on ABWOR in Double Jeopardy cases

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09, Jun, 2015

Children’s Hearings in Scotland – research during Summer/Autumn 2015

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22, Apr, 2015

Lindsay Montgomery to retire as SLAB’s Chief Executive

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16, Mar, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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31, Oct, 2014

Annual Report 2013-2014

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