LSLAP Manual: Welfare Law (Previously Income Assistance)

This chapter on income and disability assistance is used by law students handling cases at the LSLAP program's legal clinics. It provides an overview of the application and appeal procedure, as well as a summary of the law relating to qualification requirements, assistance rates, and offences.

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