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Access to Justice (Legal Aid Guidelines) (Jersey) Order 2021

Unofficial Consolidated Version

07.025.40

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Access to Justice (Legal Aid Guidelines) (Jersey) Order 2021

THE CHIEF MINISTER, having consulted the Judicial Greffier and the Law Society of Jersey, makes this Order under Article 7(5) of the Access to Justice (Jersey) Law 2019 –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1        Publication of proposed Legal Aid Guidelines

(1)     For the purposes of Article 7(5) of the Access to Justice (Jersey) Law 2019, the Minister must provide a copy of the Minister’s proposal for the Legal Aid Guidelines to –

(a)     the relevant Scrutiny Panel;

(b)     the Jersey Citizens Advice Bureau Limited; and

(c)     the Jersey Consumer Council.

(2)     The Minister must publish the Minister’s proposal for the Legal Aid Guidelines, which must include the full text of the proposed Legal Aid guidelines.

(3)     The Minister must publish a notice stating –

(a)     that the proposal for the Legal Aid Guidelines is available to the public –

(i)      on a website managed by the States of Jersey, and giving the address of that website, and

(ii)      in paper copy, on request;

(b)     the time period, being no less than 8 weeks commencing on the date that the Minister’s proposal for the Legal Aid Guidelines is published, during which members of the public may make representations about the proposal;

(c)     a postal address at which written representations from the public will be accepted; and

(d)     an email address at which email representations from the public will be accepted.

(4)     The notice may include alternative means in which a member of the public who is unable to communicate in writing may make representations on the Minister’s proposal.

2        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Access to Justice (Legal Aid Guidelines) (Jersey) Order 2021 and comes into force 7 days after it is made.


Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Legislation

Year and No

Commencement

Projet No (where applicable)

Access to Justice (Legal Aid Guidelines) (Jersey) Order 2021

R&O.96/2021

3 August 2021

 

Projets available at statesassembly.gov.je

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