Governance

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 Commission operates under the framework of the Legal Aid Act and Regulations.

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.