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Act of Sederunt (Fees of Messengers-at-Arms, Sheriff Officers and Shorthand Writers) (Amendment) 2018

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SCHEDULE 1

TABLE OF FEES PAYABLE TO MESSENGERS-AT-ARMS

Item£
1. Service or intimation of a document
(a)

Service

(i)

each person at a different address

103.78
(ii)

each additional person at the same address or additional copy required to be served or intimated under the Act of 1987 and the Act of 2002

20.47
(b)

Postal service

29.50
(c)

Postal diligence

44.94
2. Inhibitions
(a)

Inhibitions only

(i)

each person at a different address

103.78
(ii)

each additional person at the same address

33.40
(b)

Inhibition and service

(i)

each person at a different address

123.89
(ii)

each additional person at the same address

53.81
(c)

Inhibition, service and interdict

(i)

each person at a different address

205.76
(ii)

each additional person at the same address

87.47
3. Interdicts (including non-harassment orders under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997)
(a)

Interdict only

(i)

each person at a different address

151.64
(ii)

each additional person at the same address

33.40
(b)

Interdict and service

(i)

each person at a different address

172.32
(ii)

each additional person at the same address

53.81
(c)

Interdict, service and inhibition

(i)

each person at a different address

205.76
(ii)

each additional person at the same address

87.47
4. Attachments
(a)

Service notice of entry

11.49
(b)

Arranging attachment and endeavouring but being unable to execute the same for whatever reason

85.98
(c)

Arranging and executing attachment where appraised value is—

(i)

£708 or under

100.60
(ii)

over £708 and up to £2,845

155.95
(iii)

over £2,845 and up to £28,648 – 10% of the appraised value

(iv)

over £28,648 and up to £143,231 – 10% of the first £28,648, 5% thereafter

(v)

over £143,231 – 10% of the first £28,648, 5% thereafter up to £143,231 and 1% thereafter

(d)

Reporting attachment

9.54
5. Attachment of motor vehicles, heavy plant or machinery
(a)

Arranging and executing attachment where appraised value is—

(i)

£708 or under

100.60
(ii)

over £708 and up to £3,147

155.95
(iii)

over £3,147 and up to £143,231 – 5% of the appraised value

(iv)

over £143,231 – 5% of the first £143,231 and 1% thereafter

(b)

Reporting attachment

9.54
6. Money attachments under the Act of 2007
(a)

Arranging attachment and endeavouring but being unable to execute the same for whatever reason

85.98
(b)

Arranging and executing attachment, including removal of attached money, where value of money is—

(i)

£708 or under

100.60
(ii)

over £708 and up to £2,845

155.95
(iii)

over £2,845 and up to £28,648 – 10% of the value

(iv)

over £28,648 and up to £143,231 – 10% of the first £28,648, 5% thereafter

(v)

over £143,231 – 10% of the first £28,648, 5% thereafter up to £143,231 and 1% thereafter

(c)

Reporting attachment

9.54
7. Auctions
(a)

Arranging auction, preparing advertisement and giving public notice

24.88
(b)

Serving copy of warrant of auction and intimating the place and date of auction and if necessary the date of removal of attached effects – as in item 1(a) or (b) above, as the case may be

(c)

Officer and witness attending auction but auction not executed for whatever reason

82.13
(d)

Officer and witness attending auction sale

151.64
8. Ejections
(a)

Arranging ejection

82.13
(b)

Arranging and executing ejection

127.48
9. Taking possession of effects
(a)

Arranging possession

82.13
(b)

Arranging and effecting possession

151.64
10. Apprehensions
(a)

Arranging apprehension

82.13
(b)

Arranging and apprehending

151.64
11. Uplifting children
(a)

Arranging uplift

82.13
(b)

Uplifting each child

151.64
12. Arresting vessels, aircraft and cargo
(a)

Arranging to arrest

82.13
(b)

Arranging and effecting arrestment

250.96
13. Miscellaneous
(a)

Making any report or application under the Act of 1987, the Act of 2002 or the Act of 2007 with the exception of reporting an attachment or a money attachment

19.08
(b)

Granting any receipt required to be issued under the Act of 1987 or the Act of 2002

9.54
(c)

Arranging locksmith or tradesman to be in attendance

6.10
(d)

Granting certificate of displenishment or providing any other certificate or report, registering any document or making any application to a court or the creditor

19.08
(e)

Executing warrant to open lockfast places

19.08
(f)

Time

(i)

with witness – £30.57 per unit

(ii)

without witness – £22.78 per unit

(g)

Photocopies

(i)

first page document – £2.15

(ii)

subsequent pages – per page £1.18

(h)

Service of a document in Scotland under Regulation (EC) No. 1393/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13th November 2007 on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters (service of documents), and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No. 1348/2000—

(i)

where service is effected by a method mentioned in rule 16.1(1)(a)(i), (ii), (iii) or (b)(i) of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994 (methods and manner of service on a person)

142.51
(ii)

where service is effected by a method mentioned in rule 16.1(1)(a)(iv) or (b)(ii) of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994 (postal service)

45.40

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