Civil Legal Aid Act, 1995

Measurement of costs incurred by Board.

34.—The Board or the court or tribunal concerned may, when measuring the costs incurred by the Board in connection with the provision of legal aid or advice in any case, take into account all factors relevant to assessing the actual costs, including the following matters—

(a) the time devoted to the case and the salaries, fees and other expenses paid to the staff of the Board and to any solicitor or barrister engaged by the Board to provide legal aid or advice in the matter,

(b) any other administrative expenses including the cost of accommodation, stationery, photocopying and telephone expenses,

(c) any fees or expenses incurred in obtaining reports,

(d) witnesses' expenses, and

(e) any charges payable by way of court fees or otherwise.