Guidance

Standard crime contract 2010

Contract documents for providers of legal aid services in criminal investigation, proceedings, appeal/reviews, associated work, prison law.

Documents

Standard Crime Contract 2010 Specification Part A (2015 anti social behaviour amendments)

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Standard Crime Contract 2010 Specification Part B (2015 anti social behaviour amendments)

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Standard Crime Contract 2010 amendment notice

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Category definitions 2010 (2015 anti social behaviour amendments)

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Crime 2010 contract: notice of contract extension (May 2014)

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Crime 2010 contract amended specification part A

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Crime 2010 contract amended specification part B

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Court case planning guidance

Crime 2010 contract notice of amendment

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Details

The 2010 standard crime contract consists of the:

  • contract for signature
  • standard terms
  • schedule
  • specification

Contract for signature

This is a short contract document which gives effect to the contract as a whole.

Use the sample contract for signature for illustration, as the contents of contracts for signature vary between providers.

Standard terms

Standard terms govern the commercial relationship between the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) and the provider.

Schedule

The schedule is an important contract document that sets out provisions specific to individual providers, including matter start allocations for controlled work. Use the sample schedule for illustration as the contents of schedules vary between providers.

Amended specification

The Standard Crime Contract 2010 has been amended to reflect the introduction of Part 1 injunctions under the Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, introduced by the Home Office.

The LAA consulted with representative bodies before making changes to the contract. You can find a notice of amendments and copies of the revised contract documentation on this page.

Further documents

You can also access supervisor declaration forms covering:

  • prison law
  • casework
  • appeals and reviews
  • duty solicitor route
  • non duty solicitor route
Published 1 June 2014
Last updated 10 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Police station representatives register updated.
  2. 'Police station representatives register’ updated.
  3. Police station representatives register updated.
  4. 'Crime Contingency Contract - notice of further extension' document added to page.
  5. Police station representatives register updated.
  6. Police station representatives register updated.
  7. Police station reps register updated.
  8. Police station reps register updated.
  9. 'Police station representatives register’ updated.
  10. Police station reps register updated.
  11. Extension notices from 1 July 2015 and 1 October 2015 published.
  12. Amendment notice and crime specification notice A or B
  13. Extension letter template published
  14. Police station representatives register published.
  15. 2010 Standard Crime Contract - notice of contract extension published
  16. First published.