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Government announces today that evidence tests are relaxed for domestic violence legal aid

From January domestic violence victims will no longer have to endure harsh evidence tests to qualify for legal aid, the government announced today.

The Ministry of Justice decided in February that it would scrap a five-year time limit for some forms of evidence and broaden the range of documents that can be accepted as evidence. A statutory instrument amending the legal aid regulations will be laid in parliament on Friday.

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/evidence-tests-relaxed-for-domestic-violence-legal-aid/5063974.article