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The Magistrates' Courts Fees Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Fees for service of summonses and processes

6.—(1) The fees set out in Schedule 2 shall be payable for the service of summonses and processes.

(2) The fee shall be paid at the time when the summons or process is delivered for service to a summons server or to such person as may be authorised to serve it or is handed to the clerk of petty sessions for the district in which proceedings are brought for delivery to a summons server.

(3) A person serving a summons or process (other than a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary) shall be entitled to be paid by the complainant the sum specified in Schedule 2.

(4) The fee payable for the service of a summons or process under Schedule 2 shall be deemed to cover the cost of postage under Rule 13(2)(a) or (9)(a) of the Magistrates' Courts Rules and for the advice of delivery of the registered or recorded delivery envelope.

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