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The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2003

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Regulation 11

SCHEDULENEW TABLES OF FEES TO BE INSERTED INTO THE LEGAL AID (SCOTLAND) (FEES) REGULATIONS 1989

Regulations 5 and 6

SCHEDULE 5TABLE OF DETAILED FEES CHARGEABLE BY SOLICITORS FOR PROCEEDINGS IN THE COURT OF SESSION, PROCEEDINGS LISTED AT REGULATION 5(3) AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE SHERIFF COURT LISTED IN SCHEDULE 7

1.The fee for–

(a)Any time to the first half hour spent by a solicitor conducting a proof or hearing

£34.00

(b)Each quarter hour (or part thereof) subsequent to the first half hour

£17.00
2.The fee for–

(a)Each quarter hour (or part thereof) spent by a solicitor in carrying out work other than that prescribed in paragraphs 1 and 3 to 6 hereof, provided that any time is additional to the total time charged for under paragraph 1 above

£13.15

(b)Each quarter hour (or part thereof) spent by a solicitor’s clerk in carrying out work other than that prescribed in paragraphs 3 to 6 hereof

£6.50
3.The fee for–
Framing affidavits – per sheet (or part thereof)£11.15
4.The fee for–

(a)Framing and drawing all necessary papers, other than affidavits or papers of a formal character

(b)Each citation of a party, witness or haver including execution thereof

(c)Instructing messengers-at-arms and sheriff officers, including examining execution and settling fee

(d)Agency accepting service of any writ

(e)Lodging first step of process

(f)Lengthy telephone calls (of over 4 minutes and up to 10 minutes duration)

(g)Letters, including instructions to counsel – per page (or part thereof), subject to paragraph 5(f) below

(h)Perusing any document (other than a letter) consisting of not more than 12 sheets – for the first 2 sheets and each 2 sheets thereafter–

Note: Where the document perused consists of more than 12 sheets the fee for perusing the whole document shall be charged in accordance with paragraph 2 above
in each of sub paragraphs (a)-(h).£7.50
5.The fee for–

(a)Attendance at court offices for carrying out formal work including making up process and each necessary lodging in (other than first step) uplifting from or borrowing of process (to include return of same) or enquiry for documents due to be lodged

(b)Revising papers drawn by counsel, open and closed records etc. or where revisal ordered – per 5 sheets (or part thereof)

(c)Framing formal papers such as inventories, title pages and accounts of expenses per sheet (or part thereof)

(d)Certifying or signing a document

(e)Short telephone calls (of up to 4 minutes duration)

(f)Short letters of a formal nature, intimations, and letters confirming telephone calls–

in each of sub paragraphs (a) to (f)£2.95
6.Where an exceptional amount of copying proves necessary, for each sheet a fee of£0.08

Interpretation

In this Table–

“court” means court or tribunal as the case may be;

a “sheet” shall consist of 250 words or numbers;

a “page” shall consist of 125 words or numbers; and

“exceptional” means the production of more than 20 output copy sheets (whether 20 of 1 sheet, 5 of 4 sheets or whatever) when a document has been copied..

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