Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Department of Justice, Equality and Defence
Legal Aid Service
Alan Shatter (Minister, Department of Justice, Equality and Defence; Dublin South, Fine Gael)
I can inform the Deputy that the Legal Aid Board does not provide information to third parties regarding any individual who may or may not be a client of the Board. The solicitor/client relationship is protected by privilege in accordance with the terms of Section 32 of the Civil Legal Aid Act 1995.