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C.C.S.M. c. L105

The Legal Aid Manitoba Act

1 Definitions
2(1) Continuation
(2) Corporations Act does not apply
2.1 Purpose
3(1) Provision of legal aid
(2) Additional powers
4(1) Legal aid to groups
(2) Matters qualified for legal aid
(3) Full or partial legal aid to groups
5(1) Management council
(2) Term of appointment
(3) Appointment continues
(4) Law Society nominees
(5) Vacancy of Law Society nominee
(6) Non-lawyers on council
(7) Chair and vice-chair
(8) Duties of vice-chair
(9) Remuneration
6 Duties of council
6.1(1) Tariff review
(2) Consultation with advisory committee
(3) Report to minister
7 By-laws
8(1) Advisory committee
(2) Consultation re tariff changes
(3) Considerations re appointments
(4) Lawyers on committee
(5) Chair and vice-chair
(5.1) Meetings
(5.2) Executive director and chair to attend
(6) Reimbursement for expenses
8.1 Annual report on advisory committee activities
8.2 Information to advisory committee
9(1) Employment of staff
(2) Civil Service Acts apply
(3) Application of subsection 12(4) of Civil Service Act
(4) Appointment of area directors
10 Remuneration and duties of employees
11(1) Applying for legal aid
(2) Authorization to disclose financial information
(3) Additional information
(4) Offences re eligibility
11.1 Investigating applicant's finances
11.2 Eligibility
11.3 Lawyer's duty to disclose
12(1) Application for legal aid by groups
(2) Eligibility of groups
(3) Criminal organization ineligible
13(1) Panel of solicitors
(2) Members of panel
(3) Repealed
14(1) No right to choose lawyer
(2) Consideration of request
15(1) Solicitor may decline
(2) Delegation by solicitor
(3) Articling students
15.1(1) Use of non-lawyers
(2) Limitation
16(1) Solicitor's bill of costs
(2) Taxation of bill
(3) Payment of fees and disbursements
17(1) Definitions
(2) Applicant's contribution
(3) Money paid by applicant to solicitor
(4) Moneys recovered from opposing party
(5) Reimbursement to Legal Aid Manitoba
(6) Legal Aid Manitoba may retain costs recovered
(7) Garnishment, attachment, etc.
(8) Costs against applicant
(9) Legal Aid Manitoba may pay costs
(10) Applicant becoming ineligible
(11) Costs in favor of applicant
17.1(1) Definition of "land"
(2) Registration of statement in L.T.O.
(3) Manner of registration
(4) Effect of registration
(5) Postponement or discharge of lien
17.2(1) Definition of "parent"
(2) Responsibility of parent for legal services
(3) Registration of statement against parent's land
(4) Form of statement
(5) Time of registration
(6) Effect of registration
(7) Application
18(1) Appeal by applicant
(2) Appeal by lawyer
(3) Procedure on appeal
(4) Who hears appeals
(5) Decision on appeals
(6) No further appeal
19 Liability of Legal Aid Manitoba
20(1) Law Society rules and code of conduct apply
(2) Conflict of interest
21 Community law centres
22 Duty counsel
23(1) Student legal aid projects
(2) Undergraduate law students
24(1) Privileged information
(2) Exception
24.1 Legal Aid Manitoba not practising law
25(1) Funds of Legal Aid Manitoba
(2) Payment from Consolidated Fund
(3) Use of funds
(4) Investment
26(1) Grants deemed to be under The Employment and Income Assistance Act
(2) Legal Aid Manitoba as agent of government
(3) Release of information
27 Audit of accounts
28(1) Report to minister
(2) Tabling of annual report
29 Regulations

 

 


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