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Legal Aid Commission Amendment Bill 2005

Bill No. 085
Long Title This Bill amends section 37 of the Legal Aid Commission Act 1976 to give the Attorney General the power to authorise the Commission to provide legal aid without applying the means test in certain circumstances. However, the Commission will still consider whether it is reasonable , in all the circumstances, for legal aid to be granted.
Status Assented to
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 26 Jun 2006 as Act No. 27 of 2006
Current Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/20/2005  
First Reading 10/20/2005  
Second Reading 10/20/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/22/2005  
Consideration in Detail 11/22/2005  
Third Reading 11/22/2005  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/14/2006  
First Reading 03/14/2006  
Second Reading 03/23/2006  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/09/2006  
Committee of the whole 05/09/2006  
Amendments adopted 05/10/2006  
Third Reading 05/11/2006  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  05/16/2006  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  06/15/2006