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Reforms and projects


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The following are our current projects:

Consultations

Engagement Plan for working with the legal profession and others to deliver options for reviewing the legal aid system.

The plan comprises three strands of work:


Legal Aid Fund: Consultation on payments to third parties

We are carrying out a fact-finding and consultation exercise that is intended to inform options for the future treatment of payment of outlays. More information

 


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Providers News

23, Jun, 2017

Legal Aid Applicant Sentenced for Fraud

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22, Jun, 2017

First advice agencies accredited under new Scottish National Standards process

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18, May, 2017

Upcoming research with people who have used the Public Defence Solicitors’ Office (PDSO)

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11, May, 2017

Annual update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance

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