Legal Aid

Interests of Justice test

PUBLISHED August 30, 2012

30 August 2012

New guidance on the consideration of the Interests of Justice test for Criminal Legal Aid

The Interests of Justice Guidance used for considering the merits of an application for Legal Aid in the magistrates' and the Crown Court has been revised

The new version of the document should be used with immediate effect and is available to download from the LSC website.

Any queries should be directed to the Legal Aid team at the magistrates' court where you will be submitting your application.

Further inforrmation

LSC Website: Interests of Justice test