Updated to 12 November 2020 (Act No. 20 of 2020 and S.I. No. 526 of 2020)

Civil Legal Aid Act 1995
No. 32 of 1995

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 16 December 1995 Commenced on enactment
S. 2 11 October 1996 Civil Legal Aid Act 1995 (Commencement) Order, 1996 (S. I. No. 272 of 1996), art. 2
Ss. 3-40 16 December 1995 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Applied 9/2000, ss. 3, 10(3)(a)(i)
Construction of references amended S. I. No. 297 of 1997, art. 4(2), schedule
Transfer of certain functions under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3, schedule 1
  S.I. No. 297 of 1997, art. 4(1)(a), schedule
S. 1 amended 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(a)
  32/2013, s. 25(a)(i)
S. 1 amended * 23/2011, ss. 1(10), 54(a)
S. 1(1A) inserted 32/2013, s. 25(a)(ii)
S. 2 establishment day appointed under S.I. No. 272 of 1996, art. 2
S. 5(1) substituted * 23/2011, ss. 1(10), 54(b)
S. 14(4) repealed with conditions 2/1999, s. 197, schedule 6, col. 3
S. 10(5) amended 33/2004, ss. 3, 4, 61(1), 63, schedule 2, pt. 1
S. 10A inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 77
S. 10B inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 77
Ss. 11(6)(a), 11(6)(b) amended 33/2004, ss. 3, 4, 61(1), 63, schedule 2, pt. 1
S. 11(5) solicitors designated S.I. No. 237 of 2014, arts. 1(2), 2, 3
S. 11A inserted * 23/2011, ss. 1(10), 54(c)
S. 24 applied S.I. No. 273 of 1996, reg. 21(1)
S. 24 applied S.I. No. 273 of 1996, regs. 5, 13(1)
S. 24 applied S.I. No. 273 of 1996, reg. 21(1)
S. 24A inserted 32/2013, s. 25(b)
S. 25 applied S.I. No. 273 of 1996, reg. 21(1)
S. 26 applied S.I. No. 273 of 1996, regs. 5, 13(1)
S. 26 applied S.I. No. 273 of 1996, reg. 21(1)
S. 26(3)(a) amended 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(b)(i)
S. 26(3)(b) substituted 32/2013, s. 25(c)
  14/2008, ss. 1(2), 78(a)
S. 26(3)(b) amended 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(b)(ii)
  6/2007, s. 3(4)
S. 26(3)(c) inserted 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(b)(iii)
S. 26(3A) inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 78(b)
S. 26(3B) inserted 23/2011, s. 3(a)
S. 26(8) inserted 23/2011, s. 3(b)
S. 27 definition of "legal aid" amended 18/2001, ss. 1(2), 35(2)
S. 27 applied S. I. No. 273 of 1996, reg. 21(1)
S. 27(1) substituted 32/2013, s. 25(d)(i)
S. 27(2) amended 32/2013, s. 25(d)(ii)
S. 27(2)(a) amended 18/2014, ss. 1(2), 54
S. 27(2)(b) tribunal prescribed for purposes of S.I. No. 81 of 2017, arts. 1(2), 2
  S. I. No. 730 of 2005, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 262 of 1999, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 74 of 1999, arts. 1(2), 2
S. 28 applied S. I. No. 273 of 1996, regs. 5, 13(1)
S. 28 applied S. I. No. 273 of 1996, reg. 21(1)
S. 28(2) amended 32/2013, s. 25(e)(i)
S. 28(2A) inserted 32/2013, s. 25(e)(ii)
S. 28(3) substituted 18/2001, ss. 1(2), 24
S. 28(3A) inserted 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(c)
S. 28(5)(b) amended 40/1997, ss. 1(2), 13(a)
S. 28(5)(c) amended 40/1997, ss. 1(2), 13(b)
S. 28(5)(d) inserted 40/1997, ss. 1(2), 13(c)
S. 28(5)(d) amended 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(d)(i)
S. 28(5)(e) inserted 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(d)(ii)
S. 28(5A) inserted 18/2001, ss. 1(2), 35(3)
Ss. 28(5B), 28(5C) inserted 2/2017, ss. 1(2), 40
S. 28(5D) inserted 6/2018, ss. 1(2), 46
S. 28(9)(c)(i) amended 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 42
  14/2008, ss. 1(2), 79(a), 79(b)
S. 28(9)(c)(vi) substituted 32/2013, s. 25(e)(iii)
S. 28(9)(c)(vii) inserted 32/2013, s. 25(e)(iii)
S.29 applied S. I. No. 273 of 1996, regs. 5, 13(1)
  S. I. No. 273 of 1996, reg. 21(1)
S. 29(2) substituted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 80
S. 30(6A) inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 81(a)
S. 30(7) amended 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 81(b)
S. 33(7A) inserted 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(e)
S. 36A inserted * 23/2011, ss. 1(10), 54(d)
S. 36B inserted * 23/2011, ss. 1(10), 54(d)
S. 37(2)(fa) inserted * 23/2011, ss. 1(10), 54(e)(i)
S. 37(2)(fb) inserted * 23/2011, ss. 1(10), 54(e)(i)
S. 37(2)(fc) inserted 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(f)
S. 37(3) inserted * 23/2011, ss. 1(10), 54(e)(ii)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 2 Civil Legal Aid Act, 1995 (Commencement) Order 1996. (S.I. No. 272 of 1996)
S. 11(5) Civil Legal Aid Act 1995 (Section 11) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 237 of 2014)
S. 27(2)(b) Civil Legal Aid (International Protection Appeals Tribunal) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 81 of 2017)
  Civil Legal Aid (Refugee Appeals Tribunal) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 730 of 2005)
  Civil Legal Aid (Refugee Legal Service) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 74 of 1999)
  Civil Legal Aid (Refugee Legal Service) (No. 2) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 262 of 1999)
S. 37 Civil Legal Aid Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 626 of 2017)
  Civil Legal Aid Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 272 of 2016)
  Civil Legal Aid Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 346 of 2013)
  Civil Legal Aid Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 460 of 2006)
  Civil Legal Aid Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 8 of 2002)
  Civil Legal Aid Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 273 of 1996)

*With effect from the coming into operation of section 50 of the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011.