The Ministry of justice, approved the first 1700 denars, costs for the performed work of an authorized association for providing previous legal assistance.

Even though, according to the law for free legal assistance, as well as the fee for costs settlement for working of associations, the payment of costs should be done for three kinds of free legal assistance, this settlement refers for cases for which free legal assistance has been approved. The amount 1700 is not near sufficient enough to cover at least one part of the basic costs. In the absence of an efficient cost settlement system the functioning and providing of previous legal assistance has been enabled with the support of the Open Society Institute Macedonia. The approved 1700 denars will be used for covering administrative and court taxes of part of the free legal assistance beneficiaries.