The Legal Aid and Advice Act (Cap. 160) (LAAA) was amended in May 2019 to enable the Director of Legal Aid to appoint selected legal executives (LEs) in the Legal Aid Bureau (LAB), who have suitable experience and qualifications, as
Amendments to the Legal Aid and Advice Act (Cap. 160) (LAAA) were made in November 2018. The significant amendments that were not related to the Legal Aid means test were explained in the May 2019 Singapore Law Gazette article “Strengthening
The Legal Aid and Advice (Amendment) Bill was passed by the Parliament on 19 November 2018. This article discusses the significant amendments under the Bill which are not related to the Legal Aid means test. Information on the means-test related
The Legal Aid Bureau celebrates its 60th Anniversary[ref] The Bureau was set up in 1958 to ensure access to justice for those of limited means. Singapore was the first country in South East Asia to have a legal aid scheme.
“Help, with a Heart” – THE LAWYERS OF THE LEGAL AID BUREAU The Legal Aid Bureau (LAB) celebrates its 60th Anniversary[ref] LAB’s Corporate Video that commemorates its 60th Anniversary is available for viewing at www.mlaw.gov.sg/content/lab/en/about-us/corporate-video.html[/ref] this year. This article features three of
“I had a client who married when she was still a minor. She had tried to be a good wife and mother – she had 3 children whom she cared for, and also ran the household. But the husband was