Articles posted in 'Legal services'

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Waiting lists for civil legal aid

Michelle Mulherin (FG, Mayo) raised the issue of the lengthening waiting lists for civil legal aid, the numbers rising from 1,681 people in January 2009 to 4,500 this September (Dail Eireann, Debates, 15th December 2011, 360-2).  74% of these cases,…

1 Debates: Closing down People with Disabilities Ireland

No more funding for Northside Community Law Centre? The Seanad debated, on the adjournment, the closing down of People with Disabilities Ireland following the withdrawal of its funding (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 30th November 2011, 1060-4).  Opening the debate, Senator Martin…

State agencies

In the continuing work of government in reconfiguring state agencies, the Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter told Simon Harris (FG, Wicklow) that the Family Mediation Service had been integrated with the Legal Aid Board on 2nd November 2011…