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Crime high cost case contract amendments

Find contract amendments, template letters and notices, and explanatory documents for use in high cost criminal cases.

Documents

Criminal Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 No. 2803

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Criminal Defence Service (Very High Cost Cases) (Funding) Order 2013 No. 2804

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VHCC Specification (for organisations)

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Details

Included are contract amendments, template letters and notices, and explanatory documents for both self-advocates and organisations:

  • 2013 VHCC contract (for organisations)
  • 2013 VHCC contract (for self-employed advocates)
  • 2010 VHCC contract (for organisations)
  • 2010 VHCC contract (for self-employed advocates)
  • 2008 VHCC (crime) panel contract for panel members
  • 2008 VHCC (crime) panel contract for panel advocates
  • a summary of amends
Published 1 June 2014
Last updated 21 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Criminal Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 No. 2803 and Criminal Defence Service (Very High Cost Cases) (Funding) Order 2013 No. 2804 added.
  2. First published.