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Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Update and FAQ on the consultation on the draft Criminal Code of Practice

We have extended the consultation period to 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017 following a request from the Law Society of Scotland.

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Monday, Mar 20, 2017

LAOL downtime - Saturday 25 March

Legal Aid Online will be unavailable on Saturday 25 March between 7am-2pm due to scheduled maintenance work.

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Tuesday, Mar 07, 2017

SLAB to take part in Earth Hour 2017

We will be joining with hundreds of millions of people across the world on Saturday 25 March by participating in this year’s Earth Hour.

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Monday, Feb 06, 2017

Consultation launched on a revised Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance

A consultation has been launched on a revised Code of Practice in relation to Criminal Legal Assistance.

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Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017

Invitation for criminal legal aid solicitors to give feedback on satisfaction with SLAB services

We are undertaking a survey with criminal legal aid solicitors exploring their satisfaction with the services provided by SLAB.

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Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

LSA event - ‘Children’s Hearings and Getting it Right for Every Child’

The Legal Services Agency (LSA) have organised a seminar on 26 January to provide training on the Children’s Hearing system, child development and communicating with young people.

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Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016

Management of confidential correspondence from solicitor to prisoners

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) is reminding solicitors of the need to ‘double envelope’ any correspondence which is sent to clients who are in custody, with a covering letter to the prison governor.

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Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016

Office closing times and payment dates over Festive period

Details of our opening hours and changes to payment dates over Christmas and New Year.

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Quick links

23, Apr, 2017

Statement on the draft Criminal Code of Practice

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07, Apr, 2017

Civil Legal Assistance Office service delivery model planning

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06, Apr, 2017

Easter and May public holiday payment timetable

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23, Mar, 2017

Conference for lawyers involved in Children’s Hearings - Friday 19 May

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13, Mar, 2017

Research to review and improve legal assistance handbooks

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