3rd Session, 42nd Legislature
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THE LEGAL AID MANITOBA AMENDMENT ACT
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(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
Section 6.1 is replaced with the following:
The council must establish a tariff of fees to be paid to solicitors for providing legal aid, and the manner of taxation of bills of costs under section 16.
Subsection 16(2) is replaced with the following:
Clauses 29(e) and (f) are repealed.
This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation.
Currently, the tariff of fees paid to solicitors for providing legal aid is set by regulation under The Legal Aid Manitoba Act. This Bill amends the Act to require the management council of Legal Aid Manitoba to establish the fees.