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The Magistrates' Courts Fees Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Article 4

SCHEDULE 1Court Fees

A. In proceedings to which Part VI of the Order applies

Fee
Debt Proceedings

1.  Process (ordinary, enforcement or committal)

£8·00

2.  Set-off, counterclaim, decree (including an order made on application under Part VIII of the Judgments Enforcement (Northern Ireland) Order 1981) or dismiss

£8·00
Ejectment Proceedings

3.  Process (including proceedings where a claim for rent or sum due under Article 69 of the Order is joined with a claim for possession)

£8·00

4.  Decree or dismiss

£8·00
Duplicate Orders and Extracts from Register

5.  Notice for duplicate orders

£8·00

6.  Duplicate order

£8·00

7.  Certified extract from register

£8·00

B. In proceedings to which Part VII of the Order applies

8.  Notice of application or notice of appeal to a magistrates' court

£12·00

C. Appeals and case stated

9.  Copy notice of appeal lodged with clerk of petty sessions for each complaint, application, appeal or process (except where appellant in prison), subject to a maximum fee of £40

£8·00

10.  Written application for case stated

£8·00

11.  Case stated

£20·00

D. Notices of application under the Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

12.—(a) Application for renewal

£70·00

(b)Application for protection order under Article 28

£30·00

(c)Application for temporary continuance of business in other premises under Article 31

£30·00

(d)Application for transfer

£70·00

(e)Application for transfer and renewal

£140·00

(f)Application for Article 34 Order

£70·00

(g)Application for Article 49 Order

£70·00

(h)Application for Article 50 Order

£75·00 plus £2 for each occasion in respect of which the additional permitted hours are sought

(i)Additional fee for application out of time unde Article 17 for each month or part of a month

£50·00

(j)Application for the grant of an occasional licence for first day plus £10 for each additional day

£30·00

(k)Application for the grant of an extension licence

£30·00

13.—(a) For each inspection of the register of licences as provided for under Article 40

£10·00

(b)For each copy of all or any part of any entry taken from the register of licences as provided for under Article 40 — in respect of each licensed premises

£10·00

14.  A duplicate licence, being a certified copy of particulars recorded in the register of licences, issued under Article 43(2)

£60·00

E. Applications under the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985

Bookmakers' Licences and Bookmaking Office Licences

15.  A notice of application for the grant of a bookmaker’s licence under Article 8(1)

£110·00

16.  A notice of application for the grant of a bookmaking office licence under Article 12(1)

£110·00

17.  A notice of application for the provisional grant of a bookmaking office licence under Article 14(1)

£110·00

18.  A notice of application to have provisional grant of a bookmaking office licence declared final under Article 14(7)

£40·00

19.  A notice of application for renewal of a bookmaker’s licence under Article 16(1)

£75·00

20.  A notice of application for renewal out of time of a bookmaker’s licence under Article 20(1)

£130·00

21.  A notice of application for renewal of a bookmaking office licence under Article 18(1)

£75·00

22.  A notice of application for renewal out of time of a bookmaking office licence under Article 20(1)

£130·00

23.  A notice of application for transfer of a bookmaking office licence under Article 23(1)

£75·00

24.  A notice of application for concurrent transfer and renewal of a bookmaking office licence under Article 24(1)

£150·00

25.  A notice of application for revocation of a bookmaker’s licence under Article 27(1)

£75·00

26.  A notice of application for revocation of a bookmaking office licence under Article 28(1)

£75·00
Bingo Club Licences

27.  A notice of application for the grant of a bingo club licence under Article 63(1)

£75·00

28.  A notice of application for the provisional grant of a bingo club licence under Article 65(1)

£75·00

29.  A notice of application for the renewal of a bingo club licence under Article 67(1)

£75·00

30.  A notice of application for the renewal out of time of a bingo club licence under Article 69(1)

£130·00

31.  Bingo club grant declared final

£40·00
Gaming Machine Certificates and Permits

32.  A notice of application for the grant of a gaming machine certificate under Article 85(1)

£75·00

33.  A notice of application for the renewal of a gaming machine certificate under Article 87(1)

£75·00

34.  A notice of application for the renewal of a gaming machine certificate out of time under Article 89(1)

£130·00

35.  A notice of application for the grant of a gaming machine permit under Article 85(3)

£75·00
Registration of Clubs

36.  A notice of application for the registration of a club under Article 96(1)

£75·00

37.  A notice of application for the renewal of registration of a club under Article 98(1)

£75·00

38.  A notice of application for the renewal of registration of a club out of time under Article 100(1)

£130·00
Lottery Certificates

39.  A notice of application for the grant of a lottery certificate under Article 142(1)

£100·00

40.  A notice of application for renewal of a lottery certificate under Article 144(1)

£75·00

41.  A notice of application for renewal out of time of a lottery certificate under Article 146(1)

£130·00

42.  A notice of application for revocation of a lottery certificate under Article 149(1)

£75·00
Supplementary

43.  For each inspection and for each copy of all or any part of any entry taken from the register of licences, certificates and permits kept under Article 174(1)

£10·00

44.  For each inspection and for each copy of all or any part of any entry taken from the register of clubs kept under Article 175(1)

£10·00

45.  A duplicate of any licence, certificate or permit referred to in Article 179(1) being a certified copy of particulars recorded in the register kept under Article 174(1) or 175(1), as the case may be, and issued under Article 179(2)

£60·00

F. Applications under the Registration of Clubs (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

46.  On every application for the renewal of registration of a club under Article 8

£75·00

47.  For each inspection of the register and the statements of expenditure of each club as provided for under Article 15

£10·00

48.  A duplicate certificate of registration, being a certified copy of particulars recorded in the register of clubs, issued under Article 18(2)

£60·00

G. Miscellaneous

49.  A certificate of conviction or order

£10·00

50.  A certificate authorising the grant of game dealer’s licence

£10·00

51.  A notice of application for a licence under Section 1 of the General Dealers (Ireland) Act 1903

£10·00

52.  A notice of application to a magistrates' court (other than an application under Article 91(3) or (4) of the Order) not otherwise provided for

£10·00

H. Applications under the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

53.  A notice of application for a declaration of parentage under Article 28

£30·00

54.  A summons on an application for a liability order under Article 33(2)

£12·00

55.  A summons or warrant under Regulation 29 of the Child Support (Collection and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992

£12·00

Article 6

SCHEDULE 2Fees Payable for Service of a Summons or Process

Fee

1.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) and paragraph 3, for the service of a summons or process or document

£7·00

(2) Where service of a summons or process is required to be personal

£10·00

2.  For the service of a summons or process where there are two or more defendants or witnesses in the same proceedings there shall be a separate fee for each defendant or witness.

3.  Where a document relating to a summons is served together with the summons, for each document served

£3·00

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