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Legal aid provider mileage rate updated

28 August 2018

The Ministry of Justice says it is updating the mileage rate for legal aid providers, to align with the Inland Revenue Department rate.

It says the new rate is $0.76 per kilometre, for all vehicles including electric cars. The ministry says IRD has not re-issued a separate rate for electric cars.

The new rate will apply to all legal aid invoices received from 3 September 2018, but claims received after 3 September at the old rate "can still be processed as claimed".

Last updated on the 16th September 2019