The Legal Aid in Criminal Proceedings (Costs) (Amendment No. 2) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2004
3rd December 2004
To be laid before Parliament
Coming into operation
1st January 2005
The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 36(3) of the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981, and now vested in him, after consultation with the Lord Chief Justice and the Attorney General and with the approval of the Treasury, hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement 1.
These Rules may be cited as the Legal Aid in Criminal Proceedings (Costs) (Amendment No. 2) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2004, and shall come into operation on 1st January 2005.
Alteration of date 2.
In rules 6(3) and 9(5)(a) of the Legal Aid in Criminal Proceedings (Costs) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1992 for the date "1st January 2005" there shall be substituted the date "30th June 2005".
Signed by authority of the Lord Chancellor
Baroness Ashton of Upholland
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs
Dated 3rd December 2004
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury
These Rules amend the Legal Aid in Criminal Proceedings (Costs) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1992 so as to alter the date after which certain work may be remunerated at discretionary instead of prescribed rates from 1st January 2005 to 30th June 2005.