The Division of Aging shall encourage and assist the development of legal services designed to provide legal advice and representation for older North Carolinians.  The purpose of awards under this program is to increase the availability of legal services with a priority on older persons with the greatest economic or social need in order to assist them to secure their rights, benefits, and entitlements, and to assist them in achieving the objectives of the Act.  Legal services provided with funds under the Act shall be in addition to any legal services already being provided to older persons in the planning and service area.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑138; 45 C.F.R., Chapter XIII, Part 1321.51;

Eff. October 1, 1980;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 23, 2015.