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Assessment criteria

For legal aid to be granted for an ICL at an appeal, the following tests must be satisfied:

Documentary requirements

Applications received from preferred supplier or in-house practitioner

Practitioners seeking a grant of legal assistance must electronically submit an application for aid via the Grants Online system.

The following documents are retained on file:

Grant(s) of aid

The grants of aid that may be available are as follows:

  • IC5A - Appeal to a single judge of the Family Court
  • IC5B - Appeal to the full court of the Family Court

Extension(s) of aid

The grants of aid that may be available as are follows:

  • IC5C - Additional days of appeal

Review of decisions

A decision to refuse legal aid for this type of matter may be appealed to the external review officer (refer to review of decisions).

Related links and information

Last updated 11 December 2015

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