2013 Standard Civil Contract (Welfare Benefits)

Commenced 1st November 2013: face-to-face (i.e. not CLA) Welfare Benefits in London, South East, Midlands and East

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Standard Terms

The 2013 Standard Terms (Welfare Benefits) are substantively based on the 2013 Standard Terms that apply to face to face civil legal aid services, with some amendments to implement the requirements of the delivery of Welfare Benefits.

General Specification

Category Specific Specifications

Payment Annexes


Family Mediation Specification


Category Definitions and KPIs

The Category Definitions 2013 state which services fall into each category of law. They relate to both the 2013 Standard Civil Contract for face-to-face providers and the 2013 CLA Contract.