Legal aid applications

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Dear Access to Information Officer of the Legal Aid Department,

On behalf of our client, the Justice Centre, we are writing to request certain information pursuant to paragraph 1.9 of the Code on Access to Information.

We would be grateful if you could please provide the following information:

1. The number of legal aid applications for judicial review received in the period between 1 January 2018 to 31 March 2018 (i.e. Q1 2018)?
2. The number of legal aid applications for judicial review received in the period between 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018 (i.e. Q2 2018)?
3. The number of legal aid applications for judicial review received in the period between 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018 (i.e. Q3 2018)?
4. The number of legal aid applications for judicial review received in the period between 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018 (i.e. Q4 2018)?
5. The number of legal aid applications for judicial review received in the period between 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019 (i.e. Q1 2019)?

6. The number of decisions on legal aid issued in the period between 1 January 2018 to 31 March 2018 (i.e. Q1 2018)?
7. The number of decisions on legal aid issued in the period between 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018 (i.e. Q2 2018)?
8. The number of decisions on legal aid issued in the period between 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018 (i.e. Q3 2018)?
9. The number of decisions on legal aid issued in the period between 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018 (i.e. Q4 2018)?
10. The number of decisions on legal aid issued in the period between 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019 (i.e. Q1 2019)?

11. The number of legal aid applications which were (i) granted and (ii) refused, in the period between 1 January 2018 to 31 March 2018 (i.e. Q1 2018)? Please provide the number for each of (i) and (ii).
12. The number of legal aid applications which were (i) granted and (ii) refused, in the period between 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018 (i.e. Q2 2018)? Please provide the number for each of (i) and (ii).
13. The number of legal aid applications which were (i) granted and (ii) refused, in the period between 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018 (i.e. Q3 2018)? Please provide the number for each of (i) and (ii).
14. The number of legal aid applications which were (i) granted and (ii) refused, in the period between 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018 (i.e. Q4 2018)? Please provide the number for each of (i) and (ii).
15. The number of legal aid applications which were (i) granted and (ii) refused, in the period between 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019 (i.e. Q1 2019)? Please provide the number for each of (i) and (ii).

On timing, we look forward to receiving the information to our above requests by 8 July 2019.

Thank you in advance for your help – it is greatly appreciated.

If you have any questions, please contact Raymond Wong ([email address]) and Serene Lu ([email address]).

Kind regards,
Freshfields

法律援助署

Dear Mr WONG,

        We write to acknowledge receipt of your 3 applications for access
to information dated 28.6.2019. We shall give you a reply in due course.

Regards
Ms K. C. WONG
for Director of Legal Aid

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法律援助署

Dear Mr WONG,
       
        Our Department has received your 3 applications for access to
information on 28.6.2019. Your applications are now under processing.
According to paragraph 1.16 of the code on access to information, a reply
will be given to you on or before 18.7.2019.

Your faithfully,
Ms Doris UNG
for Director of Legal Aid

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法律援助署

Dear Mr WONG,

        We write to acknowledge receipt of your 2 applications for access
to information dated 5.7.2019. We shall give you a reply in due course.

Regards
Ms K. C. WONG
for Director of Legal Aid

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法律援助署

Dear Mr WONG,

        We write to acknowledge receipt of your application for access to
information dated 8.7.2019. We shall give you a reply in due course.

Regards
Ms K. C. WONG
for Director of Legal Aid

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法律援助署

Dear Mr WONG,

        Our Department has received your 2 applications for access to
information on 5.7.2019. Your applications are now under processing.
According to paragraph 1.16 of the code on access to information, a reply
will be given to you on or before 25.7.2019.

Your faithfully,
Ms Doris UNG
for Director of Legal Aid

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法律援助署

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Dear Mr WONG,

                Regarding your data access request, please refer to the
attachment for our reply.

Your faithfully
(Ms Doris UNG)
for Director of Legal Aid

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