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Sightlink A Consolidated Guide for the Public
The LSANI guidance note on how to address identified common errors in legal aid payments points out the various ways for practitioners to assist in the reduction of fraud and error in the system and also to ensure more efficient processing.
The LSANI guidance note on the requirements for checking payment requests and supporting information points out the series of checks carried out by the Agency across both criminal and civil cases.
Circular 'LSA 17-2020 - Requirements for making travel claims' draws practitioners to note that the Agency has uploaded a new policy statement in respect of the requirements for making travel claims.
The 'LSANI policy - requirements for making travel related expense claims' replaces the requirements, as described in circular 13/19 paragraphs 11-16, for submitting travel related payment requests on LAMS and sets out the action to be taken by the Agency in relation t
Guidance for solicitors on how to submit a travel related claim for payment in LAMS.
Guidance for barristers on how to submit a travel related claim for payment in LAMS.
Code of Practice for Statistics – Policies & Statements
Minutes of AccessNI stakeholder forum meetings for 2020.
Revision to Judicial Statistics 2018
The 'LSANI - Policy for the submission of requests for payment within statutory time limits' and supporting annex sets out the LSANI policy, procedures and legislative framework in respect of the application of the statutory time limits.
LSANI form 'Application for extension to statutory time limits' for use by suppliers to request an extension of time to submit a request for payment.
This bulletin presents the findings from the 2019/20 sweep of the Northern Ireland Victim and Witness Survey (NIVAWS).
AccessNI Stakeholder Group - Minutes 2020
Circular 'LSA 16-2020 - Implementation of the statutory time limits of requests for payments' advises practitioners of the implementation of the statutory time limits across both civil and criminal matters.
Summary of responses for the Sentencing Policy Review.
Justice Minister Naomi Long's statement on the legislative error resulting in invalid convictions for sexual offences.
Court of Appeal Scheme 2020
The 'LSANI - Fees adjustment and recoupment of overpayments policy' sets out the Legal Services Agency Northern Ireland (LSANI) policy and administrative arrangements for the adjustment of fees and the repayment of overpayments of fees and expenses made to su
This report describes the average daily prison population and prison receptions data for the financial year 2019/20. During 2019/20, the overall average daily prison population increased by 4.7% to 1,516.