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2022

Environmental Report 2021

The Controlling Officer's Environmental Report 2021 of the Legal Aid Department has been issued. Please view it here.

Revised interest rate on charge on property (01.06.2022)

The rate of interest on the Director’s First Charge registered on an aided person’s home under Section 18A (3B)(b) of the Legal Aid Ordinance, Cap. 91 changed from 1.270% to 1.250% on 1 June 2022 in line with the provisions of the Legal Aid (Charge on Property) (Rate of Interest) Regulation. The new rate will apply from 1 June 2022 to 31 May 2023.

Revision of Chapters 6-9 of the Manual for Legal Aid Practitioners (23.05.2022)

Chapters 6-9 of the Manual for Legal Aid Practitioners have been updated and revised. For details, please click here.

Legal Aid Department to resume normal office hours (19.04.2022)

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Legal Aid Department adjusts office hours for public services (31.03.2022)

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LAD's KBO Shroff Office resumes service today (10.03.2022)

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Adjustment to Personal Allowances (01.03.2022)

With effect from 1 March 2022, the amount of personal allowances to be deducted from income when computing an applicant's financial resources has been adjusted.

For full details of the new personal allowances, please click here.

For more information on how the financial resources of an applicant are calculated, please click here.

LAD's KBO Shroff Office temporarily closed (27.02.2022)

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LAD's Information and Application Services Unit at KBO resumes service tomorrow (24.02.2022)

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Registry of LAD's Crime Section resumes service today (24.02.2022)

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Registry of LAD's Crime Section temporarily closed (23.02.2022)

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LAD's Information and Application Services Unit at Kowloon Branch Office temporarily closed (22.02.2022)

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Two Legal Aid Department staff members preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19 (21.02.2022)

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LAD's Civil Litigation Section (2) resumes service on February 21 (19.02.2022)

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LAD's Civil Litigation Section (2) closed for cleaning and disinfection (17.02.2022)

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Offices at Legal Aid Department headquarters to resume service tomorrow morning (07.02.2022)

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Legal Aid Department staff member preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19 (07.02.2022)

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Opening hours of Legal Aid Department's offices under special work arrangements (04.02.2022)

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