Timetable for Primary/Regulatory Changes
Review of First Instance Criminal Fees for Counsel (including reduction in travel fees)
PROPOSED TIME FRAME
A number of meetings have already taken place between SLAB and the Faculty of Advocates to discuss the Review.
Scottish Government will issue a discussion paper to the Faculty based on these earlier conversations at the start of December.
The Faculty, SLAB and SG should meet to discuss in December.
SG intends to lay Regulations by February 2012.