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The Blood Tests (Evidence of Paternity) (Amendment) Regulations 1989

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PART ISamplers

The charges that may be made by a sampler in respect of one direction requesting him to take samples shall be as follows–

Charge from 1st June 1989Charge before 1st June 1989
For making all necessary arrangements (whether or not samples are taken)13.6012.60
For making further arrangements (whether or not samples are taken) to give effect to a variation by the court of a direction13.6012.60
For taking sample–
from first subject13.6012.60
from each subject after first6.806.30
For taking second or subsequent samples from one or more subject–
if one such sample13.6012.60
if two such samples20.4018.90
if three or more such samples34.1031.50

PART IITesters

The maximum charge which may be made by a tester in respect of tests for the purpose of giving effect to one direction shall be £115.90 (exclusive of value added tax) for each sample tested, and no additional charge shall be made for making a report.

The charges before 1st June 1989 were as follows–

For making a report in accordance with the direction and testing 4 or less samples£170.80
For testing each sample after the fourth covered by a report£34.20
For testing samples where no report is made–
in respect of the first sample£68.40
in respect of each subsequent sample£34.20

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