Questions relating to The Means Test

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* 1. Have you made an application to the CDF on behalf of a client?

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* 2. How should Legal Aid recover the cost of administering the CDF?

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* 3. Do you know of instances where a person did not apply to the CDF because they were unable to pay the $200 application fee?

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* 4. If you answered yes to Question 3, please advise how many cases you are aware of and whether the person was able to take other steps to enforce their rights.

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* 5. Should the CDF application fee be changed?

Questions relating to The Merits Test

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* 6. Do you know of instances where a person did not apply to the CDF because they were unable to meet the merits test?

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* 7. If you answered yes to Question 6, please advise how many cases you are aware off and whether the person was able to take other steps to enforce their rights.

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* 8. Should the CDF merits test be changed? Please explain the reasons for your answer.

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* 9. If you answered yes to Question 8 please set out what you think the test should be.

Questions relating to The Premium

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* 10. Should the current premium levels be changed? Please set out the reasons for your answer.

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* 11. If you answered yes to Question 10, what should be the new structure and how will this ensure the long term viability of the CDF?

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* 12. Are there any other comments or issues you wish to raise?

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