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Constitutional Reform Act 2005

Section 53: Fees: Supplementary

193.This section supplements section 52. Subsection (1) provides that Supreme Court fees are to be recoverable as a civil debt (mirroring the general position in relation to court fees).

194.Subsection (2) places the Lord Chancellor under a duty to take such steps as are reasonably practicable to bring information about fees to the attention of those who are likely to have to pay them.

195.Subsection (3) defines “Supreme Court fees” (as fees prescribed in an order under section 52).

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