Fees

EFFECTIVE: 1 JULY 2018

 

COUNTY COURT FEES COSTS AND CHARGES

 

COUNTY COURT FEES   [ SR 115/2017]                                                    EFFECTIVE: 1 July 2018

Writ or Originating Motion (Form 5A–E)

$865.60

Search for file / subpoena

$24.60

Counterclaim, Defence & Counterclaim

$865.60

Certificate Of Registrar

$14.50

Third or Fourth Party Notice

$865.60

Adoption Summons

$437.80

Subpoena Civil

$150.30

Summons (46a) / Charging Summons

$315.00

Subpoena Criminal / Appeal

Nil

Default Judgments

$355.50

Register Interstate Judgment

$69.40

On Setting Down For Trial (Incl. 1stday)

$1023.10

Judgment Debt Recovery Act (by Creditor)

$20.20

Hearing Fee At Trial  2nd , 3rd, 4th - payable daily

$531.80

Judgment Debt Recovery Act (by Debtor)

Nil

Hearing Fee At Trial  5th, 6th,7th,8th, 9th - payable daily

$888.70

Ex-Parte Applications (Infant Compromise/ Substituted Service/Extension of Time etc.) Form 60C

$148.80

Hearing Fee At Trial 10th & subs  -payable daily

$1482.60

 

 

For photocopying or printing any document $0.60 per page

 

 

Transfer from Magistrates’ Court = $865.60 minus fee paid to Magistrates’ Court

Filing a summons for an attachment of debt under Order 71 (Garnishee Order – Directions Grp)

$335.20

Filing an Attachment of Earnings Application under  Order 72

$169.10

Order for Oral Examination under Rule 67.02  (OOE conducted before Registrar)

$169.10

Summons for Oral Examination under Rule 61.04  (SOE conducted before Judge)

$169.10

     

 

                                                                                                        

JURY FEES   [Juries (fees) Regulations 2012 SR 106/2012]                   

EFFECTIVE 1 July 2018

Jury fees

1st day                

$784.60

Jury fees

2nd, 3rd,4th, 5th, 6th day  - payable daily 

$563.40

Jury fees

7th day & continuing – payable daily

$1118.40

 

 

 

COSTS SCALE FOR  JUDGMENTS IN DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE OR DEFENCE

County Court (Chapter 1 Costs Amendment) Rules 2014  SR  146/2014   

EFFECTIVE 1 July 2018                   

Appendix A to the County Court Civil Procedure Rules has been revoked.

County Court Costs Scale is now a fee, charge or amount that is 80 per cent of the applicable rate set out in Appendix A to Chapter I of the Rules of the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court fix composite costs of $3900 for one defendant and an additional $725 for each further defendant. Costs of $915 are fixed in subsequent judgments in the same case.

THEREFORE THE COUNTY COURT WILL FIX $3120 COSTS FOR ONE DEFENDANT PLUS $580 COSTS FOR EACH FURTHER DEFENDANT. COSTS OF $732 WILL BE FIXED IN A SUBSEQUENT JUDGMENT IN THE SAME CASE.   

 

                      

 

COSTS ON WARRANTS - $235.00

SHERIFF'S CHARGES [Sheriff Regulations 2009 Sec 11]            Effective 1 July 2018

Warrant Execution fee:

$198.00

payable by cheque to the Sheriff 

Warrant for Possession fee:

$207.00

payable by cheque to the Sheriff

Combined Warrant fee:

$253.00

payable by cheque to the Sheriff

 

 

 

JURISDICTIONAL LIMITS:

Magistrates’ Court:

$100,000  (for matters issued from  1 January 2005)

County Court:

Unlimited  (for matters issued from  1 January 2007)

Supreme Court:

Unlimited

 

 

 

ORDER 27.03(8) – “TRAM TRACKS” MUST BE INCLUDED ON ALL DOCUMENTS

PENALTY INTEREST RATES - Current 10%  Effective 1 February 2017

Previous 9.5% effective 1.06.2015

Previous 10.5% effective 11.08.2014

Previous 11.5% effective 3.02.2014

Previous 10%    effective  7.10.2013

Previous 10.5% effective 1.02.2010

 

ALL FEES PAYABLE BY CASH, BANK CHEQUE, MONEY ORDER, SOLICITORS CHEQUE ONLY OR VIA EFILING.

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