A number of tours are on offer to ILAG delegates attending the 2017 ILAG Conference in South Africa including visits to the Botanical Gardens, Cheetah Research Centre, Crocodile Farm, Elephant Sanctuary, Hop On Hop Off Bus, Gold Reef City, Horse Riding, Joburg City Walk, Soweto Bunjee Jumping at Orlando Towers, Johannesburg City, Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves, Rhino and Lion Park and many more...............
Below you will find important information regarding the upcoming ILAG Conference.
Laws affect us all. They affect much of what we do; from the moment, we have breakfast until the moment we sleep at night. Laws and regulations affect the quality of what we eat the safety of our streets, our workplace conditions, the buildings we live in or rent and our access to essential services. The rule of law, a fundamental condition for democracy requires, that the law is applied equally and fairly, so that no one is above the law and that the law is capable of being known to everyone, so that everyone can comply. Access to legal advice and confidence in the laws administration are key elements of adherence to the Rule of Law.
As you know, I hope, the next International Legal Aid Group conference will be held in Johannesburg from the 14-16th June 2017. We have been to look at the venue and accommodation and I am delighted with the options available to us. Good hotel accommodation in South Africa is very reasonably priced – as is the wonderful food.
In France, the system of legal aid is decentralised and the decision to provide legal aid is made by legal aid councils located at each Court. The distribution of the money to the lawyers is made by the national Bar Council and the local Bar Association. There is no merit test for the claim, which is only rejected by the legal aid Council if there is a manifest inadmissibility or a manifest unfoundness.