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For legal aid to be granted for a preliminary or final hearing the following tests must be satisfied:
Applicants seeking a grant of legal assistance should forward all of the following documents for assessment:
Practitioners seeking a grant of legal assistance should electronically submit an application for aid via the Grants Online system with:
Practitioners must also ensure that the following documents are retained on file:
Representation for dangerous prisoners matters will be provided on an in-house basis unless there is a conflict of interest.
The grant of aid for representation at a preliminary or final hearing in relation to an application pursuant to the dangerous prisoners is DP1.
If the preliminary or final hearing exceeds one day, an extension of aid is available for additional days. The grant of aid is DP1A.
A decision to refuse legal aid for this type of matter may be appealed to the external review officer (refer to review of decisions).
Last updated 11 December 2015