Legal Aid expenditure on the rise
The Justice Minister has revealed that the total legal aid expenditure for the fiscal year to the beginning of 2018 was more than $6 million more than at the same point in the 2016/17 fiscal year.
Andrew Little produced a table with the figures in response to a written question from the National MP Alfred Ngaro. It shows the total expenditure at 1 January 2018 was $84.1 million, compared to $77.8 million 12 months previously.
Table 1 - Total legal aid expenditure for the fiscal year to date
|WPQ 598||WPQ 588||WPQ 578||WPQ 569||WPQ 556||WPQ 550|
|Fiscal Year to date||1 August||1 September||1 October||1 November||1 December||1 January|
Last updated on the 6th March 2018