DoJ Direction No. 2 of 2020 - COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme for legal aid suppliers

Date published: 06 May 2020

Direction No. 2 of 2020 - COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme for legal aid suppliers is made pursuant to section 3(1) of the Legal Aid and Coroners’ Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 2014 and enables the Director of Legal Aid Casework to introduce a scheme permitting interim payments of professional fees to suppliers with a full criminal aid certificate or a civil certificate which has not been limited, revoked or discharged. This scheme shall be referred to as the COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme for Legal Aid Suppliers (“the Scheme”).

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