Fees and outlays incurred under Children’s Legal Aid are governed by the civil fees regulations [Regulation 3 (1) of the Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Regulations 1989].
Children’s accounts are chargeable in accordance with Schedule 5 of the civil fees regulations, which prescribes a Table of Fees where payment is due from the Fund on a detailed basis (excluding automatic legal aid). This covers Court of Session cases and cases listed in Schedule 7 of the Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Regulations 1989. Schedule 7 includes children’s legal aid under the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011.
Automatic children’s accounts are chargeable in accordance with Schedule 3 of the Advice and Assistance (Scotland) Regulations 1996.