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Filing fees prior to 1 January 2009



Initiating Process - Common Law & Equity Divisions
Standard
Corporation
Initiating process / cross claim
$718
$1,436
Commercial, Technology & Construction List initiating process / cross claim
$1,642
$3,284
Admiralty List initiating process / cross claim
$661
$1,322
Mutual Recognition Act (C'th)
$350
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Notice of Motion (note: there is no fee for motions for default judgment, writs of execution, garnishee order, charging order or instalment orders)
$166
$332
Court of Appeal
Filing in the Court of Appeal a notice of intention to appeal
$236
$472
Filing in the Court of Appeal a summons seeking leave to appeal or a cross-summons seeking leave to cross-appeal in respect of a matter where a notice of intention to appeal has been filed
$562
$1,124
Filing in the Court of Appeal a notice of appeal:
(a) in proceedings in which leave to appeal has been granted
$1,678
$3,356
(b) in proceedings in which a notice of intention to appeal has been filed
$2,240
$4,480
(c) in any other proceedings
$2,475
$4,950
Filing in the Court of Appeal any other originating process
$798
$1,596
Probate
Probate (less than $50,000)
Nil
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Probate ($50,000 or more, but less than $250,000)
$634
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Probate ($250,000 or more, but less than $500,000)
$800
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Probate ($500,000 or more, but less than $1,000,000)
$1,206
-
Probate ($1,000,000 or more)
$1,605
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Lodge a will - other than for a Probate application - under section 51 of the Succession Act 2006 (deposited will)
$102
-
Genealogical search on a probate file (for each file searched)
$91
-
Search for a grant or resealing of probate (for each file searched)
$48
-
Lodge caveat against a grant or reseal of probate
$34
$68
Hearings (All Divisions)
Allocating a date for hearing (by one or more judges, a judge & jury or an associate judge)
$1,370
$2,740
Filing a requisition for trial by jury
$872
$1,744
Daily jury retention fee (after the first day of trial)
$397 per day
$794 per day
Referral of proceedings for arbitration
$652
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Application for an order for rehearing of proceedings
$497
$994
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)
$255
$510
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)
$230
$460
Documents (All Divisions)
Issuing Subpoena (for production, to give evidence, or both)
$64
$128
Filing or registering a copy or certificate of judgment, order, determination
$72
$144
Issuing Public Notary Certificate
$48
-
Copies and Transcripts
Copy or certified copy any judgment, order, written opinion or reasons for opinion
$48
-
Copy of Will
$48
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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
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Supply a duplicate tape recording of sound-recorded evidence (per cassette)
$40
-
Copy of deposition, transcript or diskette under 3 months old ($73 plus $8.90 for each page after the first 8 pages)
$73
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Copy of deposition, transcript or diskette 3 months old or older ($89 plus $10.20 for each page after the first 8 pages)
$89
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Other
Receiving a document or thing produced in compliance with a notice to produce under Uniform Civil Procedure Rules Part 34
$64
$128
Requesting production to the court of documents held by another court
$48
$96
Adoption search (for each file searched)
$48
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Providing any service not otherwise imposed by the fee schedule (Registrar approval required)
$34
$68
After Hours
Open or keep open the registry on Saturday, Sunday, or public holiday, or an any other day before 9am or after 5pm
$566
$1,132


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Last updated: 27 February 2009
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