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Fees prior to 1 July 2007

Initiating Process - Common Law & Equity Divisions
Standard
Corporation
Initiating process / cross claim
$659
$1,318
Commercial, Technology & Construction List initiating process / cross claim
$1,506
$3,012
Admiralty List initiating process / cross claim
$606
$1,453
Mutual Recognition Act (C'th)
$350
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Notice of Motion (note: there is no fee for motions for default judgment, garnishee order, examination order, charging order or instalment orders)
$152
$304
Court of Appeal
Holding summons for leave to appeal or cross appeal
$129
$258
Ordinary summons for leave to appeal or cross appeal (initiated by holding summons)
$604
$1,208
Any other summons
$732
$1,464
Notice of Appeal without appointment (holding appeal)
$291
$582
Notice of Appeal with appointment (in which a summons has been filed in the Court of Appeal)
$1,539
$3,078
Notice of Appeal with appointment (in which notice of appeal without appointment has been filed)
$1,980
$3,960
Notice of Appeal with appointment (in any other proceedings)
$2,270
$4,540
Preparing appeal papers (in volumes of not more than 250 pages)
$523
$1,046
Probate
Probate (less than $50,000)
Nil
-
Probate ($50,000 or more, but less than $250,000)
$582
-
Probate ($250,000 or more, but less than $500,000)
$734
-
Probate ($500,000 or more, but less than $1,000,000)
$1,106
-
Probate ($1,000,000 or more)
$1,472
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Lodge a will other than for a Probate application (deposited will)
$32
-
Genealogical search on a probate file (for each file searched)
$84
-
Search for a grant or resealing of probate (for each file searched)
$44
-
Lodge caveat against a grant or reseal of probate
$31
$62
Hearings (All Divisions)
Allocating a date for hearing (by one or more judges, a judge & jury or an associate judge)
$1,257
$2,514
Filing a requistion for trial by jury
$800
$1,600
Daily jury retention fee (after the first day of trial)
$365
$730
Referral of proceedings for arbitration
$598
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Application for an order for rehearing of proceedings
$456
$912
Hearing of proceedings by one or more Judges - each half day of hearing on or after the 11th day (Note: half day = 3 hours or less)
$234
$468
Hearing of proceedings by an associate judge - each half day of hearing on or after the 11th day (Note: half day = 3 hours or less)
$211
$422
Documents (All Divisions)
Issuing Subpoena (for production, to give evidence, or both)
$59
$118
Issuing Notice to Produce (a document or thing to the court)
$59
$118
Issuing an Examination Order
$31
$62
Filing or registering a copy or certificate of judgment, order, determination
$67
$134
Issuing Public Notary Certificate
$44
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Copies
Copy or certified copy any judgment, order, written opinion or reasons for opinion
$44
-
Copy of Will
$44
-
Retrieving, providing access and furnishing a copy of any document ($10, plus $5 for each 10 pages (or part thereof) after the first 20 pages)
$10
-
Supply a duplicate tape recording of sound-recorded evidence (per cassette)
$37
-
Copy of deposition, transcript or diskette under 3 months old ($68, plus $8.20 for each page after the first 8 pages)
$68
-
Copy of deposition, transcript or diskette 3 months old or older ($81 plus $9.30 for each page after the first 8 pages)
$81
-
Other
Requesting production to the court of documents held by another court
$44
$88
Adoption search (for each file searched)
$44
-
Providing any service not otherwise imposed by the fee schedule (Registrar approval required)
$31
$62
After Hours
Open or keep open the registry on Saturday, Sunday, or public holiday, or an any other day before 9am or after 5pm
$523
$1,046


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Last updated: 2 July 2007
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