5.—(1) A fee for consideration of an application for approval or variation of a debt payment programme must be paid to the DAS Administrator.

(2) That fee may not be charged to the debtor and is to be charged to all creditors taking part in the debt payment programme.

(3) The fee payable is 2% of any sum due to be paid to a creditor in a distribution made by the payments distributor, and must be paid from the sum due to be paid to each creditor.

(4) The fee must be remitted to the DAS Administrator by the payments distributor for that programme.