2014 Standard Civil Contract

Commenced 1st August 2014: face-to-face (i.e. not CLA) Community Care and Mental Health

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Standard Terms

The 2014 Standard Terms 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 Mental Health and Community Care from August 2014. 

General Specification

Category Specific Specifications

Mental Health Guidance

This outlines how the rules set out in Section 7 of the 2014 Standard Civil Contract (‘Mental Health Specification Category Specific Rules’) should be applied in practice. Providers who have issues that are not covered in the guidance should contact the LAA’s Mental Health Unit for further assistance.

Category Definitions and KPIs

The Category Definitions 2014 state which services fall into each category of law. They relate to the 2014 Standard Civil Contract for face-to-face providers. 

Payment Annexes


Family Mediation Specification