Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2013/2877
These regulations, among other things, amend the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) Regulations 2013/422 so as to reduce by 20% the maximum hourly rates payable to experts in civil cases. New rates include psychiatrists at £108 and psychologists at £93.60 per hour. In force 2/12/13 (i.e. it applies where the relevant legal aid form is signed and dated, or an emergency application is granted under delegated functions, on or after 2/12/13).