Regina v Lord Chancellor ex parte Law Society: CA 11 Aug 1993

Lord Chancellor is free to impose a fee scheme if it accords with the words of the Act. The standard fees regulations for magistrates Courts works are within the Lord Chancellor’s powers.


Times 11-Aug-1993, Independent 24-Sep-1993


Legal Aid Act 1988 34


England and Wales


Appeal fromRegina v Lord Chancellor ex parte the Law Society (1) QBD 4-May-1993
The introduction of a Standard Criminal Legal Aid fees regime was within the Lord Chancellor’s proper range of discretion, even without consultation with the Law Society.
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Updated: 26 October 2022; Ref: scu.87216