Reforms and projects
Select the relevant section from the menu on the left to see information about reforms and projects.
The following are our current projects:
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:
- Identifying opportunities to streamline, simplify and modernise the legal aid system. More information
- Updating the Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance. More information
- Reviewing the management and delivery of police and court duty schemes and in particular, considering how best to deliver and support the delivery of police station advice. More information
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