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Courts Act 2003

Provisions relating to Northern Ireland

Section 106: Fees: Northern Ireland

374.This section provides for the insertion of a new subsection (1A) into section 116 of the J(NI)A 1978. Section 116(1) of the 1978 Act provides for the Lord Chancellor, after consultation with the Lord Chief Justice and the Treasury, to fix the fees to be taken in the Northern Ireland courts and the Enforcement of Judgments Office.

375.The effect of the new subsection will be to allow any order fixing fees to provide for the exemption from, or full or partial remission of, those fees.

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