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Friday, Dec 01, 2017

Change in forum for private sector tenancies and eviction proceedings

This encompasses actions in relation to the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984, the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 and the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016.

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Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Payment dates over the Festive period

Due to the public holidays over Christmas and New Year, payment dates for the profession will be altered.

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Friday, Nov 03, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) has published its Annual Report showing activity in the last financial year. The total cost to the taxpayer of legal assistance in Scotland was £135.7m in 2016-17, compared to £137.8 million in 2015-16.

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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Evaluations of grant funding advice programmes published

Over 80% of people surveyed had their benefits and debt problems resolved after receiving advice from projects funded by the Scottish Government and the Money Advice Service.

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Monday, Aug 21, 2017

Advocate David Sheldon appointed to board

The Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs, Annabelle Ewing MSP, today announced the appointment of David Sheldon QC as Faculty Member to the Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB).

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Thursday, Nov 17, 2016

Civil legal aid solicitors invited to give feedback on satisfaction with SLAB services

Solicitors will shortly receive an email invitation to take part in a short online survey.

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Monday, Sep 19, 2016

LAOL downtime - Monday 26 September

Legal Aid Online will be unavailable on Monday 26 September between 6pm-11pm due to scheduled upgrade work.

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01, Dec, 2017

Change in forum for private sector tenancies and eviction proceedings

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20, Nov, 2017

Payment dates over the Festive period

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03, Nov, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

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11, Oct, 2017

Evaluations of grant funding advice programmes published

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21, Aug, 2017

Advocate David Sheldon appointed to board

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