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The Family Proceedings Fees Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Fees payable in family proceedings

4.—(1) The fees set out in column 2 of the Schedule shall be payable in respect of the items specified in column 1 of that Schedule whether the proceedings are in the High Court or in a county court.

(2) If any question arises with regard to the payment of a fee, the proper officer or the chief clerk, as the case may be, may report the matter to the Lord Chancellor and obtain his directions thereon.

(3) Where it appears to the Lord Chancellor that the payment of any fee specified in the Schedule would, owing to the exceptional circumstances of the particular case involve undue hardship, he may reduce or remit the fee in that case.

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