28 March 2012
Digital Pages of Prosecution Evidence included in amendment to CDS (Funding) Order
We previously told you about amendments being made to the CDS (Funding) Order.
These amendments come into force on 1 April 2012 and include:
The amendment order can be found on the legislation website.
The MoJ and LSC are working with representative bodies to produce guidance to support these changes and this will be published shortly.
Revised rates for Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) claims also come into force from 1 April 2012.
The revised rates were introduced by the Criminal Defence Service (Funding) (Amendment No 2) Order 2010.
The LSC has published online calculators for the revised rates on the AGFS pages of the LSC website. The calculators can be found in the "documents" section and are labelled "Calculators for Scheme 9".