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SCHEDULE A

SECTION 1Fees payable in every Department of the Supreme Court

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemFee £Document to be endorsed
A. COMMENCEMENT OF A CAUSE OR MATTER

1.  On sealing—

(a)a writ of summons, or

125·00The filed copy

(b)an originating summons, except for the payment out of court of a sum not exceeding £1,500 or where a fee under section 6 is payable and where no other fee is specifically provided, or

125·00The filed copy

(c)a writ of summons or an originating summons under Order 88, or

110·00The filed copy

(d)an originating notice of motion, except a notice of appeal to the High Court, or

125·00The filed copy

(e)a petition, except where a fee under section 4 or 6 of this Schedule is payable

125·00The filed copy

2.  On sealing an originating summons—

(a)on approval of a minor settlement

35·00The filed copy

(b)under section 31 or 32(1) of the Administration of Justice Act 1970 for discovery before commencement of proceedings

30·00The filed copy

3.  On an application for leave to apply for judicial review under Order 53. Provided that where the applicant obtains leave to move, credit for this fee is to be given against the fee payable in item 1

40·00The application
B PROGRESS OF PROCEEDINGS
Interlocutory applications

4.  On sealing a summons, a notice of appointment, or notice of motion

30·00The notice or summons

5.—(a) On an ex parte application to a Judge for an injunction

35·00Ex parte docket or summons or affidavit in support of the application

(b)On an application to a Master for payment out of monies invested on behalf of a minor

10·00The application

(c)On an ex parte application before a Master

20·00The ex parte docket
Entering and setting down for trial in court

6.  On entering or setting down any cause or matter for trial, hearing or further consideration in court, except where it is otherwise provided for in this Schedule

70·00The setting down docket

7.  On setting down a cause on motion for judgment

40·00The motion or summons
Examination of witness before trial

8.  On the examination of a witness before trial

15·00The order
Inquiries, trials and assessment of damages or interest by Master

9.—(a) On an inquiry, reference for trial or assessment of damages before a Master or Admiralty Registrar

35·00The order, judgment or certificate

(b)On an assessment of interest before a Master

10·00The judgment
Appeals to Judge in Chambers

10.  On sealing a notice of appeal from a Master or Admiralty Registrar or District Judge to Judge in Chambers

40·00The notice filed
Appeals to High Court

11.  On filing—

(a)a notice of appeal to the High Court, or

40·00The notice filed

(b)a case stated or a special case for the opinion of the High Court pursuant to statute and setting the appeal or case down for hearing, or

40·00The case

(c)a notice of cross-appeal to the High Court, or

30·00The notice filed

(d)a respondent’s notice of appeal to the High Court

30·00The notice
C. ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS
Application in aid of enforcement

12.  On an application for an attachment of earnings order to secure maintenance payments

10·00The affidavit in support of the application
Registration of Foreign and Commonwealth Judgments

13.—(a) Under Part II of the Administration of Justice Act 1920 or the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933—

(i)on an ex parte application to register an incoming judgment or order

25·00The affidavit in support of the application

(ii)on providing a certified copy of a judgment or order for use abroad

25·00The affidavit in support of the application

(b)Under the Maintenance Orders Act 1950 or the Maintenance and Affiliation Orders Act (Northern Ireland) 1966—

(i)on an ex parte application to register an outgoing order

5·00The affidavit in support of the application

(ii)on processing an incoming registration

5·00The affidavit or order

(c)Under the Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement) Act 1920—

(i)on an ex parte application to register an outgoing order

25·00The affidavit in support of the application

(ii)on processing an incoming registration

25·00The affidavit or order

(d)Under the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972— on an ex parte application to register an outgoing order

25·00The affidavit or statement in support of the application
Enforcement of Arbitration Award

14.  On an application for leave to enforce an arbitration award

25·00The application
D. MISCELLANEOUS PROCEEDINGS OR MATTERS
Copy Documents

15.  For a photographic copy of or part of any document, whether or not issued as an office copy, for each photographic sheet

1·00The requisition

16.  For any other copy document per page, whether or not issued as an office copy

1·00The requisition

17.  For examining a plain copy and marking the same as an office copy — for each sheet

2·00The requisition

18.  For a certified copy of a written judgment

7·00The requisition

19.  For any other stencilled copy and marking the same as an office copy, first copy per page

1·00The requisition
Bills of sale

20.  On filing—

(a)any document under the Bills of Sale (Ireland) Acts, 1879 and 1883, other than a fiat of satisfaction

15·00The document filed

(b)fiat of satisfaction

15·00The application

21.—(a) For an official certificate of the result of a search in one name in any register or index under the custody of the Registrar of Bills of Sale

10·00The requisition for search
for every additional name if included in the same certificate5·00The requisition for search

(b)for a continuation of search if made within one calendar month of date of official certificate (the result to be endorsed on each certificate)

5·00The requisition for search
Taking affidavits

22.—(a) On taking an affidavit or an affirmation or a declaration

5·00The affidavit, affirmation or declaration

(b)In addition thereto for each exhibit referred to and required to be marked

2·00The affidavit, affirmation or declaration
Searches

23.  On a search of court documents, except where item 21 or 33 applies

5·00The requisition
Writs of Subpoena

24.  On sealing a writ of subpoena per person

5·00The requisition