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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2000 No. 143

COURT OF SESSION

Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session Amendment No. 2) (Fees of Shorthand Writers) 2000

Made

12th May 2000

Coming into force

1st June 20

The Lords of Council and Session, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 5 of the Court of Session Act 1988(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, do hereby enact and declare:

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Act of Sederunt may be cited as the Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session Amendment No. 2) (Fees of Shorthand Writers) 2000 and shall come into force on 1st June 2000.

(2) This Act of Sederunt shall be inserted in the Books of Sederunt.

Increase in fees

2.—(1) Chapter IV of the Table of Fees in rule 42.16(3) of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994(2) (fees of shorthand writers) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 1 (attendance), for the amounts of £107.95 and £26.99 there are substituted the amounts of £111.30 and £27.83 respectively.

(3) In paragraph 2 (extension of notes of evidence), for the amounts of £4.42, £5.40 and £0.37 there are substituted the amounts of £4.56, £5.57 and £0.38 respectively.

Saving

3.  Paragraph 2 does not affect such fees as are chargeable for work done before 1st June 2000.

Rodger of Earlsferry

I.P.D.

Edinburgh Lord President,

12th May 2000

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Act of Sederunt)

This Act of Sederunt increases the fees payable to shorthand writers in the Court of Session by about 3.1%. The last increases were in the Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session Amendment No. 2) (Fees of Shorthand Writers) 1999 (S.I. 1999/615).

(2)

S.I.1994/1443, the most recent amendment was by S.I.1999/615.