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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2008 No. 168

ARMORIAL BEARINGS, ENSIGNS AND FLAGS

The Lyon Court and Office Fees (Variation) (No. 2) Order 2008

Made

24th April 2008

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

28th April 2008

Coming into force in accordance with article 1(1)

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 5 of, as read with paragraph 3 of Schedule 3 to, the Public Expenditure and Receipts Act 1968(1) and of all other powers enabling them to do so.

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Lyon Court and Office Fees (Variation) (No. 2) Order 2008 and shall come into force immediately after the coming into force of the Lyon Court and Office Fees (Variation) Order 2008(2).

(2) In this Order “internet search” means a search in the indexes and digitised records of the Court of the Lord Lyon made available on the internet, made by any person by means of the internet with the permission of the Lord Lyon.

Variation of fees

2.  Schedule B to the Lyon King of Arms Act 1867(3) is amended in accordance with Article 3 of, and the Schedule to, this Order.

3.—(1) The contents of the Schedule to this Order are inserted after Part 1 of Schedule B(4) as Part 2 of Schedule B.

(2) Schedule B (except Parts 1 and 2) is revoked.

FERGUS EWING

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

24th April 2008

Articles 2 and 3

SCHEDULE

PART 2Fees payable in respect of devolved functions

Column 1Column 2
(Matter to which fee relates)(Fee payable)
£

1.  On every matriculation of arms with supporters

347.00

2.  On every matriculation of arms without supporters

262.00

3.  On lodging a petition in respect of paragraphs 1 and 2 (which sum is then deducted from the total fees due on completion)

200.00

4.  On every genealogy recorded

220.00

5.  Additional for each member of the pedigree

11.00

6.  Certificate regarding change of surname

75.00

7.  Search in register of arms

15.00

8.  Internet search in the register of arms per entry downloaded

10.00

9.  Search in register of genealogies

15.00

10.  General search in heraldic MSS

52.00

11.  General search in genealogical MSS

52.00

12.  On every reprographic extract from a digital image of a register

Maximum charge

100.00

13.  On every other extract from a register

20.00

14.  On entering a caveat

45.00

15.  On admission of a messenger-at-arms

208.00

16.  Annual dues of a messenger-at-arms

34.00

17.  On recording resignation or change of residence of a messenger

11.00

18.  On search for a messenger’s cautioner

11.00

19.  On every certified statement of name and designation of such cautioner, and date of bond

15.00

20.  On extracting each warrant, decree, or precept of suspension – first sheet

20.00
each subsequent sheet11.00

21.  On affixing seal of office to warrant, decree or precept

20.00

22.  On examining executions of service and intimations of precepts of suspension, marking them on the record and giving out certificates

20.00

23.  On lending process and taking receipt

11.00

24.  On return of process and scoring receipt

11.00

25.  On re-admission of a messenger-at-arms

42.00

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order varies the fees payable in respect of devolved functions in Schedule B to the Lyon King of Arms Act 1867 by replacing them with the fees listed in the Schedule to this Order. The Lyon Court and Office Fees (Variation) Order 2008 varied the fees payable in respect of reserved functions in Schedule B by replacing them with the fees listed in the Schedule to that Order.

(1)

1968 c. 14. The functions of the Secretary of State to which the fees in Schedule B to the Lyon King of Arms Act 1867 relate, insofar as within devolved competence, were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

(2)

S.I. 2008/1166.

(3)

1867 c. 17; Schedule B was last amended by article 3 of, and the Schedule to, S.I. 1996/413.

(4)

Part I was inserted by S.I. 2008/1166.

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