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START OF Grants Handbook
START OF What do we fund?
START OF Nature and extent of funding
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For legal aid to be granted for conduct money the following tests must be satisfied:
Extension of aid requests for the subpoena of a Legal Aid Queensland file are referred to the assistant director grants for consideration.
Practitioners seeking an extension of aid for a subpoena, should electronically submit an extension for aid request via the Grants Online system and advise how the matter meets the merits test.
The grant of aid for conduct money is SUBP.
Reasonable travelling and/or accommodation fees may be payable to a subpoenaed witness when certified as necessary by the solicitor or counsel.
For further information about the travel/accommodation fees available see:
A decision to refuse legal aid for this type of matter may be appealed to the external review officer (refer to review of decisions).