8. A recipient who fails in the action is not exempt from condemnation to legal costs in favour of the adverse party or payment of them.
When legal costs are awarded against the adverse party of a recipient, and such adverse party is not a recipient, the legal costs are taxed as if there had been no legal aid.
1972, c. 14, s. 8; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).