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Children's handbook - table of contents


Children’s Proceedings under the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

 

Introduction

 

Part 1 - Registration and compliance

Chapter 1- Entry on to FAMS

Chapter 2 - Registration and Compliance

Chapter 3 - Quality Assurance

 

Part 2 - Advice and Assistance

Chapter 1 - Availability of advice and assistance

Chapter 2 - Advice and assistance application procedures

Chapter 3 - Verification of financial eligibility

Chapter4 - A&A increases in authorised expenditure

Chapter 5 - Assistance by way of representation for children's proceedings

 

Part 3 - Children's Legal Aid

Chapter 1 - Legal aid for children's proceedings

Chapter 2 - Sheriff court applications for children's legal aid

Chapter 3 - Financial assessment

Chapter 4 - Appeals to the sheriff appeal court and to the court of session

Chapter 5 - Special urgency proceedings

Chapter 6 - Procedures after legal aid is granted and work needing the Board's prior approval

Chapter 7 - High cost and complex cases needed

Chapter 8 - Safeguarders and curators ad litem in proceedings under the Children's Hearing (Scotland) Act 2011

Chapter 9 - Changes in circumstances and withdrawal of Legal Aid

 

Part 4 - Duty Scheme

Chapter 1 - The duty scheme

 

Part 5 - Contempt of court

Chapter 1 -  Contempt of court

 

Part 6 - Accounts

Chapter 1 - Introduction to children's legal aid accounts

Chapter 2 - Who may undertake work under a grant of legal aid

Chapter 3 - Submission of accounts

Chapter 4 - Detailed fees

Chapter 5 - Travel

Chapter 6 - Reimbursement of fees and outlays

Chapter 7 - The account (outlays)

 

Part 7 - Appendices

 

Part 8 - Legislation

 

Frequently asked questions

 

Contacting us and Complaints

Chapter 1 Contacting the Board

Chapter 2 Complaints and comments about the Board

 

 

 

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