Fees

EFFECTIVE: 1 JULY 2017
COUNTY COURT FEES COSTS AND CHARGES

 

COUNTY COURT FEES   [ SR 146/2012]                         EFFECTIVE: 1 July 2017

Writ or Originating Motion (Form 5A–E)

$851.80

Search for file / subpoena

$24.20

Counterclaim, Defence & Counterclaim

$851.80

Certificate Of Registrar

$14.20

Third or Fourth Party Notice

$851.80

Adoption Summons

$430.90

Subpoena Civil

$147.90

Summons (46a) / Charging Summons

$310.00

Subpoena Criminal / Appeal

Nil

Default Judgments

$349.80

Register Interstate Judgment

$68.30

On Setting Down For Trial (Incl. 1stday)

$1006.80

Judgment Debt Recovery Act (by Creditor)

$19.90

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

$523.30

Judgment Debt Recovery Act (by Debtor)

Nil

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

$874.50

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

$146.50

Hearing Fee At Trial 10th & subs  -payable daily

$1459.00

 

For photocopying or printing any document $0.60 per page

 

Transfer from Magistrates’ Court = $851.80 minus fee paid to Magistrates’ Court

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

$329.90

Filing an Attachment of Earnings Application under  Order 72

$166.40

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

$166.40

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

$166.40

     

                                                                                                        

JURY FEES  [Juries (fees) Regulations 2012 SR 106/2012]                                                        EFFECTIVE 1 July 2017

Jury fees

1st day                

$772.10

Jury fees

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

$554.40

Jury fees

7th day & continuing – payable daily

$1100.40

 

COSTS SCALE FOR  JUDGMENTS IN DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE OR DEFENCE

County Court (Chapter 1 Costs Amendment) Rules 2014  SR  146/2014            
EFFECTIVE 1 July 2017                   

Appendix A to the County Court Civil Procedure Rules has been revoked.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 $3800 for one defendant and an additional $700 for each further defendant. Costs of $895 are fixed in subsequent judgments in the same case.

THEREFORE THE COUNTY COURT WILL FIX $3040 COSTS FOR ONE DEFENDANT PLUS $560 COSTS FOR EACH FURTHER DEFENDANT. COSTS OF $716 WILL BE FIXED IN A SUBSEQUENT JUDGMENT IN THE SAME CASE.   

   

COSTS ON WARRANTS - $229.44

                 

SHERIFF'S CHARGES [Sheriff Regulations 2009 Sec 11]             
Effective 1 July 2017

Warrant Execution fee:

$195.00

payable by cheque to the Sheriff 

Warrant for Possession fee:

$204.10

payable by cheque to the Sheriff

Combined Warrant fee:

$249.30

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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