Civil Legal Aid Act, 1995

Functions of Board.

5.—(1) The principal function of the Board shall be to provide, within the Board's resources and subject to the other provisions of this Act, legal aid and advice in civil cases to persons who satisfy the requirements of this Act.

(2) The Board shall, to such extent and in such manner as it considers appropriate, disseminate, for the benefit of those for whom its services are made available, information in relation to those services and their availability.

(3) The Board may perform any of its functions through any of its members or any member of its staff duly authorised by the Board in that behalf.