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The Legal Aid Services Society of Manitoba Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. L105

The Legal Aid Services Society of Manitoba Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
2 Continuation.
3 Legal aid.
4 Legal aid to groups.
(2) Matters qualified for legal aid.
(3) Full or partial legal aid to groups.
5 Board of directors.
(2) Composition of board.
(3) Non-lawyers on board.
(4) Society staff on board.
(5) Federal nominee.
(6) Term of office.
(7) Presiding member.
(8) Remuneration of directors.
6 Filling of vacancies.
(2) Vacancy among solicitor-directors.
7 Re-appointment.
8 Meetings.
(2) Quorum.
9 Employment of staff.
(2) Civil Service Acts apply.
(3) Application of subsec. 12(4) of Civil Service Act.
(4) Area directors.
10 Remuneration and duties of employees.
11 Application for legal aid.
(2) Eligibility.
12 Application for legal aid by groups.
(2) Eligibility of groups.
13 Panel of solicitors.
(2) Members of panel.
(3) Area director may be registered.
14 Selection or appointment of solicitor for individual.
(2) Appointment of solicitor for group.
15 Solicitor may decline.
(2) Delegation by solicitor.
(3) Graduates-at-law.
16 Solicitor's bill of costs.
(2) Taxation of bill.
(3) Payment of fees and disbursements.
17 Definitions.
(2) Applicant's contribution.
(3) Moneys paid to solicitor.
(4) Moneys recovered from opposing party.
(5) Reimbursement to society.
(6) Society may retain costs recovered.
(7) Garnishment, attachment, etc.
(8) Costs against applicant.
(9) Society may pay costs.
(10) Applicant becoming ineligible.
(11) Costs in favor of applicant.
18 Appeals from area director and executive director.
(2) One member may hear appeal.
(3) Report by member to board.
(4) Determination of appeal by board.
19 Liability of society.
20 Law Society rules.
21 Community legal aid centres.
22 Duty counsel.
23 Student legal aid projects.
(2) Undergraduate law students.
24 Privileged information.
(2) Society not practising.
25 Funds of society.
(2) Payment from Consolidated Fund.
(3) Use of funds.
(4) Investment.
26 Grants deemed to be under Social Allowances Act.
(2) Society as agent of government.
(3) Release of information.
27 Audit of accounts.
28 Report to Attorney-General.
(2) Tabling of annual report.
29 Regulations.