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Sunday, Apr 23, 2017

Statement on the draft Criminal Code of Practice

We have just completed our consultation on the draft Criminal Code of Practice and will now be carefully considering the responses.

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Friday, Apr 07, 2017

Civil Legal Assistance Office service delivery model planning

The Civil Legal Assistance Office (CLAO) is changing aspects of how it helps members of the public who approach it with legal problems.

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Thursday, Apr 06, 2017

Easter and May public holiday payment timetable

Our offices will be closed on Friday 14 April and Monday 17 April for Easter, and on Monday 1 May for the public holiday.

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Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Update and FAQ on the consultation on the draft Criminal Code of Practice

We have extended the consultation period to 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017 following a request from the Law Society of Scotland.

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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Conference for lawyers involved in Children’s Hearings - Friday 19 May

The Law Society of Scotland will hold a conference in May for lawyers involved in the Children’s Hearings system.

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Monday, Mar 20, 2017

LAOL downtime - Saturday 25 March

Legal Aid Online will be unavailable on Saturday 25 March between 7am-2pm due to scheduled maintenance work.

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Monday, Mar 13, 2017

Research to review and improve legal assistance handbooks

As part of a project to improve the legal assistance handbooks we will shortly be starting a piece of baseline research.

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Tuesday, Mar 07, 2017

Legal aid applicant sentenced for fraud

Investigations by the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s applicant investigations team have led to the conviction of Salim Eqbal after he was found guilty of obtaining legal aid fraudulently

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12, Jan, 2018

VACANCY: Criminal Defence Solicitor - Dundee

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12, Jan, 2018

Glasgow City Council v SLAB judicial review case

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10, Jan, 2018

Police station duty fees and anticipated call rates.

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08, Jan, 2018

Police station arrangements from 25 January 2018

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03, Nov, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

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