Act Not Generally to Affect Position of Legal Representatives or Other Parties

Orders of the Day — Legal Aid Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 11:45 pm on 4th July 1988.

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Amendment made: No. 7, in page 24, line 16, at end insert— '(1A) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1)(b) above, for the purpose of determining the costs of a legally assisted person in pursuance of an order for costs or an agreement for costs in his favour (other than an order under Part II of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985) the services of his solicitor and counsel shall be treated as having been provided otherwise than under this Act and his solicitor shall be treated as having paid counsel's fees.'.—[The Solicitor-General.]