Scottish Legal Aid Board
The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) is an executive non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government, responsible for managing legal aid. It was established in April 1987, under the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986, taking over functions previously exercised by the Law Society.
|Type||executive non-departmental public body|
|Headquarters||Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5HE|
(Total cash expenditure 2015–16)
|Parent department||Scottish Government|
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In 2006 it had an annual budget of approximately £164 million.