The provision of professional services in connection with “relevant” criminal legal aid and ABWOR is chargeable by way of fixed payments.

There are two circumstances in which the legislation allows for payment of detailed fees for the provision of professional services in summary criminal proceedings, whether by way of summary criminal legal aid or ABWOR, and these are

  • excluded proceedings
  • exceptional cases

In this section

Proceedings to which fixed payments do not apply

Excluded proceedings  

Learn what proceedings you need to lodge a detailed account for and the main features of this work.

Proceedings to which fixed payments do not apply

Exceptional cases  

Learn how exceptional cases are determined and the lodging of detailed accounts for this legal aid work.