261. Circumstances not amounting to forced or compulsory labour.

The European Court of Human Rights has held that the following circumstances did not amount to forced or compulsory labour for the purposes of Article 41: a requirement that a trainee advocate provide free legal aid services in order to qualify2; a requirement that a barrister take on a legally aided case, for which he was paid a quarter of the rate for the same work done privately3; circumstances where lawyers were remunerated for working on legally aided cases but at lesser rates or under less favourable conditions4; an obligation that psychiatric examinations should be conducted without remuneration5; a