Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran


Basic Principles on the Role of Lawyers, Article 6

Any such person who does not have a lawyer shall, in all cases in which the interests of justice so require, be entitled to have a lawyer of experience and competence commensurate with the nature of the offence assigned to them in order to provide effective legal assistance, without payment by them if they lack sufficient means to pay for such service.