A-14 - Act respecting legal aid and the provision of certain other legal services

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4.9. Legal aid shall be granted for the defense of a person facing contempt of court proceedings before a court where upon conviction there is likelihood either of imprisonment or committal to custody, or of loss of the person’s livelihood or where it is in the interests of justice that legal aid be granted to the accused, having regard to exceptional circumstances, for instance the seriousness of the matter or the complexity of the case.
1996, c. 23, s. 6.