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Legal aid mileage rate increased

05 August 2019

The Ministry of Justice says it has updated its mileage rate paid to legal aid providers to align with the IRD rate.

The new rate is $0.79 per kilometre for all vehicles. This will apply to all legal aid invoices received from 5 August 2019.

"However to mitigate unnecessary administrative work, claims received after 5 August 2019 at the old rate can still be processed as claimed," the ministry says.

Last updated on the 16th September 2019