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Committee to decide future of legal aid

Mon, 22 Sep 2014


What does the future hold for legal aid?

That's the question being posed by a committee which is looking at access to justice for those without the means to pay for it.

It's the first review of the Island's legal aid system in 14 years and members of the public are being asked for their opinions.

The public consultation asks people if they think the system is working well, how it could be improved or if there are alternative solutions instead.

Treasury Minister Eddie Teare says its time to update the current 'unfair' system:


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