This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 2 September 2013, amend the Legal Services Regulations 2011 (the principal regulations). The regulations are required to align the principal regulations with the Legal Services Act 2011 (the Act), which has been amended.
Regulation 4 inserts new regulation 9A into the principal regulations, which prescribes the amount of the user charge for the purposes of section 18A of the Act.
Regulation 5 replaces regulation 13 of the principal regulations. The new regulation 13 specifies expenses reasonably incurred by the Commissioner that may be added to the total amount payable by an aided person in respect of a grant.
Regulation 6 replaces regulation 14 and inserts new regulation 14A. The new regulations prescribe the rate of interest payable under the Act and the period during which interest accrues.
Date of notification in Gazette: 1 August 2013.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.