Category Archives: residence test

Legal aid residence test- what next?

Date: 15th July 2014 Categories:

Access to justice campaigners have been celebrating the Divisional Court’s judgement released today that declared the legal aid residence test as being “unauthorised, discriminatory and impossible to justify.” It seems likely that the government will appeal the decision, but LAG argues …

An unfair barrier to justice

Earlier this week the Joint Committee on Human Rights published its report, Legal aid: children and the residence test .The report concludes that the legal aid residence test when applied to cases involving children will lead to breaches of the …