||Title:||LEGAL AID (SCALE OF FEES) REGULATIONS||Gazette Number:|
|Regulation:||15||Heading:||Aided person having no interest or adverse interest||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
Expanded Cross Reference:
Where the aided person has no interest in the taxation or would, but for this regulation, have an interest adverse to that of his solicitor-
(a) it shall be the duty of the solicitor making objections under regulation 10 or applying for a review under regulation 11 to ensure that all matters which are properly to be taken into account in considering the objections or on the review are placed before the taxing master or judge as appropriate;
(b) the aided person shall not be required to make any contribution to the funds in the Director's control on account of the costs of any proceedings arising under regulations 10 to 13 or in consequence of any order made thereon; and
(c) the charge created by section 18A of the Ordinance shall not apply as regards any resulting increase in the net liability of the Director.