Legal Services Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill improves access to legal aid assistance for people with low incomes by repealing provisions in the Legal Services Act 2011 related to the user charge payment and interest charged on unpaid legal aid debt.

Current status

Passed first reading 22 November 2022, now with the Justice Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 03 February 2023

Members of Parliament responsible

Hon Kiritapu Allan

Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 190-1
Introduced 16 November 2022
First reading 22 November 2022
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 3 February 2023
Divided No

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