Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008


Amendment of section 29 of Civil Legal Aid Act 1995.

80.— Section 29 of the Civil Legal Aid Act 1995 is amended by substituting the following for subsection (2):

“(2) The Board may—

(a) in accordance with regulations under section 37, provide legal aid or advice to an applicant without reference to his or her financial resources,

(b) waive any contribution payable pursuant to this section and to any other regulations under section 37, or accept a lower contribution, on the ground that a failure to do so would cause undue hardship to the applicant.”.