The NT Legal Aid Commission provides legal services under a set of Guidelines. The Guidelines detail what types of Northern Territory or Commonwealth matters the Commission funds, conditions of assistance, dealings with private practitioners, payments, complaints and disputes, as well as information on other services it provides.
Chapter about legal services provided.
Chapter about general priorities, Commonwealth priorities, family, criminal and civil law
Chapter about applications, allocation of lawyer, reconsiderations & reviews, urgent grants, late applications, terminations, interstate applicants and proceedings.
Chapter about Commonwealth matters, determinations of assistance, family law, criminal law, civil law, public interest and test cases.
Chapter about Northern Territory matters, criminal law, civil law, Contingency Legal Aid Fund (CLAF)
Chapter about who qualifies, income tests, assets tests, discretionary matters, costs of proceedings, children, benchmarks and amounts.
Chapter about compulsory contributions, variations, retrospective and final contributions, charges, non-payment, practitioner obligations, contribution tables.
Chapter about allocation of lawyers and transfers.
Chapter about conditions, Section 30 Statements, Authorities and payment of costs
Chapter about service provided, principles, priorities, role of Police, matters covered, duty lawyer, ongoing representation, refusals.
Chapter about duty lawyer service, prioritisation, conflict of interest, obligations, interpreters, Duty Lawyer Scheme Users Meetings.