Legal Aid - The Legal Aid Department administers two Legal Aid Schemes

Ordinary Legal Aid Scheme

Criminal Cases

Learn more about the eligibility criteria and application procedures for applying for legal aid in respect of criminal cases.

Civil Cases

Find out who is eligible and how to apply for legal aid in civil cases.

Supplementary Legal Aid Scheme

Civil Cases

Find out who is eligible and how to apply for legal aid in civil cases for people whose financial resources are over the limit permitted for Ordinary Legal Aid but below a stated amount.