134 Legal assistance scheme

Legal assistance before the Tribunal

134  Legal assistance scheme

(1)     The Lord Chancellor may by regulations establish a scheme governing the provision of legal assistance in connection with proceedings before the Tribunal.

(2)     If the Lord Chancellor establishes a scheme under subsection (1), it must provide that a person is eligible for assistance only if—

(a)     he falls within subsection (3); and

(b)     he fulfils such other criteria (if any) as may be prescribed as a result of section 135(1)(d).

(3)     A person falls within this subsection if he is an individual who has referred a matter to the Tribunal under section 127(4).


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