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The County Court Fees Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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SECTION IIFees for specified proceedings within the equity and probate jurisdiction

Column 1Column 2Column 3
No. of FeeItemAmount of Fee


The fees prescribed above at items 1 and 2 cover all necessary copies for service, entries in the Office, summons to proceed, all notices of motion, and all other notices of motion, (not otherwise specifically provided for) filed in the Office during the course of the suit or matter and before final judgment in the case of a probate suit, the Certificate of Decree to be transmitted to the Probate Registry.

1On a civil bill or petition, where the property or estate of the subject matter of the proceedings—

either insofar as it consists of lands or premises does not exceed £300 in annual value or insofar as it consists of personalty does not exceed £500 in amount or value


either insofar as it consists of lands or premises exceeds £300 in annual value or insofar as it consists of personalty exceeds £500 in amount or value

Provided that in the case of a mortgage suit or creditor’s administration suit where the amount claimed does not exceed £300 the fee on the civil bill shall be £60
2On a primary or final decree, order or dismiss£40·00
3On a decree or order not otherwise provided for (including an interlocutory order)£40·00
4On the taking of an account or the holding of an inquiry by an officer pursuant to an order of the Judge, for each hour or part thereof£45·00
5On the officer’s certificate thereof£11·00
6On an affidavit for the lodgment in court of a sum of money (fee to cover all necessary notices and certificates by the chief clerk)£40·00

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