The New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission is a publicly funded and accountable institution. It operates at arm’s length from the government to ensure a balanced and impartial system of justice for the people of New Brunswick. Though mostly publicly funded, additional funds are received from the New Brunswick Law Foundation and fees/recoveries from clients.
The Public Trustee receives its authority under the Public Trustee Act.
Memorandum of Understanding between the Minister of Justice and the New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission.