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.
Passed first reading 22 November 2022, now with the Justice Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 03 February 2023
Hon Kiritapu Allan
Passed by a majority of 53 votes (84 ayes, 31 noes, 0 abstentions)
|Bill type||Government bill|
|Introduced||16 November 2022|
|First reading||22 November 2022|
|Select Committee||Justice Committee|
|Public submissions due||3 February 2023|
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