Procedure For Legal Aid

Procedure for Legal Aid

  • Applicant to register
  • Means test conducted
  • Applicant to pay RM10.00 as registration fee and a receipt be issued if applicant qualifies for legal aid and the subject of dispute falls within jurisdiction
  • Applicant to fill all the relevant legal aid forms
  • Detail interview recorded to identify issues, remedies and needs of applicant
  • SuA statutory declaration form to be executed by the applicant before a Commissioner for Oaths. If any information so given in respect of monthly income or any other information is found to be false, the applicant is liable to be prosecuted under section 31 of the Act and upon conviction shall be fined not exceeding RM1,000 or imprisoned not more than 6 months
  • Brief opened and registered n
  • Brief processed