Access to Justice and funding

The following topic forms part of AS Unit 1: the Nature of Law and the Welsh and English Legal Systems.

1.8 Access to justice and funding

 

  • Sources of funding: Civil Legal Aid
  • Sources of funding: Criminal Legal Aid and Public Defender Services
  • Funding of civil and criminal cases, including advice schemes and role of Legal Aid Agency, merit testing, means testing, eligibility criteria and priorities for funding. 
  • Conditional fee agreements including how they work and their advantages and disadvantages
  • Study of the distinction between enforceable legal rules and principles and other rules and norms of behaviour
  • Study of criminal and civil law
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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the WJEC GCE AS and A level in Law from 2017 course

AS Unit 1 The Nature of Law and the Welsh and English Legal Systems

AS Unit 2 The Law of Tort

A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law

View the A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law unit in more detail.

A Level Units: Unit 4 Substantive Law Perspectives

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