“Judicare model”

Jurisdiction: Canada Canada

This model provides eligible accused persons with a legal aid certificate that can be taken to a private lawyer who is willing to act on the basis of legal aid for that particular case. The lawyer is remunerated according to the tariff rate, and is subject to a cap on the number of hours that may be billed.

Source: Glossary of Legal Terms - Legal Aid Program Evaluation, Department of Justice Canada