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Archived handbooks


Referring to previous versions

You should normally find the information you need in the most up-to-date versions of the handbooks.  However, if you need to refer to an earlier version, click on one of the links below.  To find out when we made a change, go to the page showing changes in the most recent handbook - this lists all changes since the relevant handbook was issued, with the dates.
 

Civil legal assistance handbook

 

Children's legal assistance handbook (1995)

 

Criminal legal assistance handbook

 

Children's legal assistance handbook (2011)

 

 

Legislation - includes previous legal aid handbooks

 


 

Archived accounts guidance materials not included in handbooks

Until 2010, we published most of our accounts guidance separately from the handbooks.  However, all current accounts guidance is contained in the relevant handbooks, and you should always refer to the handbooks for guidance.
 

If you require archive materials, please contact us to request these.


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