Clause Code : WAT

Waiting Time

Clause type: Approval

Solicitor clause wording

Aid is approved for additional waiting time of $$ hours (WAT)

Explanatory Notes

Waiting time is not claimable:

  • for summary matters
  • the time spent waiting after the scheduled court time is less than 2 hours
  • for lunch breaks
  • by Counsel
  • when the practitioner attends to other business during the waiting time such as taking instructions from the client, appearing for another client or collecting prosecution material
  • for mentions
  • when a full day of court time is also claimed
  • on sentence unless the time spent in court exceeds 3 hours
  • in family law matters

If half a day court time is claimed then the maximum amount of waiting time that may be claimed is 3 hours.


Work Type Fee
Total disbursements $82.00