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Remuneration Regulations and Funding Orders

Due to copyright issues and the plethora of amendments to the statutory instruments that have developed, below are links to the legislation.gov.uk site page searching for the relevant SI.

N.B. the search the facility cannot filter out all unrelated SI.s and care should be taken to check the name of the SI relates to the one you are looking for. The Legal Services Commission Manual featured amended versions of the SI.s and these were eventually included as PDFs on the Commission’s website and the links to these pages and some directly to the remuneration and general regulations under the Legal Aid Act 1988 that were amended for CLS Funding Certificates for have been provided. 

LASPO Remuneration Regulations

The Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) Regulations 2013

The Criminal Legal Aid (Remuneration) Regulations 2013 

 

Access to Justice Act 1999 Funding Orders and Legal Aid Act 1988 Remuneration Regulations 

Civil

The Community Legal Service (Funding) Order 2007 - replaced the 1991 and 1994 remuneration regulations, the 1989 general regulations and the 2000 Order in line with the new funding scheme under the Unified Contract from 1st October 2007. 

The Community Legal Service (Funding) Order 2000 (full search of original and all amending regulations) – delegated remuneration rates for controlled work to the Legal Advice and Assistance Regulations 1989 until 2nd April 2001. Delegated many of the assessment procedure provisions to the Civil Lega Aid (General) Regulations 1989, and all the remuneration rates and enhancement criteria to the previous 1991 and 1994 regulations, until the Order was revoked and replaced by the 2007 Order on 1st October 2007. 

The Community Legal Service (Funding) Order 2000 (as amended) – with all amendments up to and including 2001 applying to CLS Funding Certificates (N.B. missing the six further amendments from 2002 to 2006).

The Community Legal Service (Funding) (Counsel in Family Proceedings) Order 2001 

The Legal Aid in Civil Proceedings (Remuneration) Regulations 1994 (full search of original and all amending regulations)

The Legal Aid in Civil Proceedings (Remuneration) Regulations 1994 (as amended) – with all amendments up to and including 2001 applying to CLS Funding Certificates 

The Legal Aid in Family Proceedings (Remuneration) Regulations 1991 (full search of original and all amending regulations)

The Legal Aid in Family Proceedings (Remuneration) Regulations 1991 (as amended) – with all amendments applying to CLS Funding Certificates excluding amendments harmonising private family law rates from 2nd April 2007. 

The Legal Advice and Assistance Regulations 1989 – provided remuneration rates for Legal Advice and Assistance (‘Green Form’) and Advice By Way of Representation (ABWOR). It also initially provided the remuneration rates (as delegated by the Community Legal Service (Funding) Order 2000) for the controlled work scheme (e.g. Legal Help & Controlled Legal Representation). These regulations also provided remuneration provisions for criminal work. 

Criminal

The Criminal Defence Service (Funding) Order 2007

The Criminal Defence Service (Funding) Order 2001