Fixed payments apply to:

  • summary criminal legal aid granted by us in terms of section 24 of the 1986 Act
  • summary criminal legal aid granted by the court under section 23(1)(b) of the 1986 Act
  • automatic criminal legal aid where ABWOR is subsequently made available or summary criminal legal aid is subsequently granted
  • ABWOR in summary criminal proceedings under regulation 3(a) and regulation 6 of the 2003 ABWOR regulations, where you apply an interests of justice test as well as the means test
  • ABWOR provided by the appointed solicitor under regulation 3 and regulation 6A of the 2003 ABWOR regulations, subject only to a means test and regulation 7 of the Criminal Legal Assistance (Duty Solicitors) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 which prescribes the conditions under which a solicitor may act as an appointed solicitor.

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