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Consultation outcome Legal Aid Means Test Review

1st June 2023

Consultation description

In February 2019, the government announced a review of the means test for legal aid as part of the Legal Support Action Plan. This paper sets out for consultation our proposed changes to the means test for legal aid.

Means testing is a vital aspect of determining eligibility for most types of legal aid. It aims to ensure that legal aid is targeted at those most in need, and that those who can afford to contribute towards their legal costs do so.

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