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Scale of Contribution by an applicant for obtaining Criminal Legal Aid

Assessed Financial Resources Contribution
$0 - $38,391.25 Free (no contribution required)
$38,391.26 - $76,782.50 2% (i.e. $768 - $1,536)
$76,782.51 - $115,173.75 2.5% (i.e.$1,920 - $2,879)
$115,173.76 - $153,565.00 5% (i.e. $5,759 - $7,678)
$153,565.01 - $191,956.25 10% (i.e. $15,357 - $19,196)
$191,956.26 - $230,347.50 15% (i.e. $28,793 - $34,552)
$230,347.51 - $268,738.75 20% (i.e. $46,070 - $53,748)
$268,738.76 - $307,130.00 25% (i.e. $67,185 - $76,783)
$307,130.01 or over (Legal Aid normally refused, but may be granted in exceptional cases by the Director of Legal Aid if the interests of justice require) 30% - 67%
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