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Industrial Relations Commission Fees

Fees effective from 9 July 2014

Fees for services in the Industrial Relations Commission are prescribed by the Industrial Relations General Regulation 2001. A summary of those fees is listed below

 
 
 
 
Fees for proceedings before the Industrial Court of New South Wales
Individual
Corporation
Application - Harsh Contract - s106
$ 859.00
$ 1,718.00
Filing an application for an order under s246 of Criminal Procedure Act in respect of an offence dealt with by the Industrial Court under s 397(1)(b) of the IRAct or under s 229B of the WHS Act 2011
$859.00
$ 1,718.00
Filing Notice of Leave to Appeal under s197(1)(a)(b)(c) of Act in respect of the decision of a Local Court or s197B of Act or s23A of the Transport Appeal Boards Act 1980 in respect of an appeal on a question of law to the Full Court of the Industrial Court
$ 283.00
$ 566.00
Filing a Notice of Motion in respect of a harsh contract matter, an appeal from the Local Court, questions of law under s.197B or the IRAct or s23A of the Transport Appeal Boards Act; proceedings for an offence dealt with before the Industrial Court under s.397(1) of IRAct, s.105 of the OHS Act or s.229B of the WHSAct; proceedings on any appeal to the Industrial Court unders.397(1) of IRAct, s.105 of the OHS Act or s.229B of the WHSAct
$ 200.00
$ 400.00
For allocation of a date for hearing in relation to proceedings under s106 Harsh Contract
$ 1,640.00
$ 3,280.00
For the hearing of proceedings under s106 Harsh Contract - each half day of hearing on or after the 11th day (Note: half day = 3 hours or less)
$ 306.00
$ 612.00
 
 
For proceedings before the Commission other than the Industrial Court of New South Wales
Individual
Corporation
Filing an application under s84 of the Act
$ 76.00
-
Filing notice of leave to appeal under s187 of the Act in relation to a decision of the Commission relating to an unfair dismissal application
$ 254.00
$ 508.00
Filing notice leave to appeal to the Full Bench of the Commission under section 187 of the Act in relation to a decision of the Commissioner under s106 Harsh Contract
$955.00
$1910.00
Filing a notice of motion in proceedings on an appeal to the Full Bench of the Commission under section 187 of the Act in relation to a decision of the Commission under s106 Harsh Contract
$200.00
$400.00
For allocation of a date for hearing in relation to proceedings under s106 Harsh Contract
$ 1,640.00
$ 3,280.00
 
 
Miscellaneous fees
Individual
Corporation
Issue a summons for production, or for production and to give evidence
$ 76.00
$ 152.00
Issue a summons to give evidence
$ 37.00
$ 74.00
Open or keep open the registry:
  on Saturday, Sunday, or public holiday,
  or an any other day before 9am or after 5pm
     > before 8.30am or after 4.30pm
     > between 8.30am and 9.00am or between 4.00pm and 4.30pm
 
$ 678.00
 
$ 678.00
$ 72.00
 
$ 1,356.00
 
$ 1,356.00
$ 144.00
Certified copy of a judgment or order copy (written opinion or reasons)[no fee payable to a party in respect of the first such copy that is supplied to that party] of any Member of the Commission or Industrial Registrar
$ 76.00
$ 152.00
Uncertified copy of a judgment or order copy (written opinion or reasons)[no fee payable to a party in respect of the first such copy that is supplied to that party] of any Member of the Commission or Industrial Registrar
$ 41.00
$ 82.00
Making a copy of any document (otherwise than as provided for as to certified or uncertified copy above)$12.00 plus $5.95 for each 10 pages (or part of 10 pages) after the first 20 pgs$12.00 plus $5.95 for each 10 pages (or part of 10 pages) after the first 20 pgs
Supply of duplicate tape recording of sound-recorded evidence, for each cassette
$ 47.90
$ 47.90
For each copy of the transcript of any proceedings:
    per page, where the matter being transcribed is under 3 months old
    - minimum fee for 1 to 8 pages
 
$ 10.20
$ 83.30
 
$ 10.20
$ 83.30
For each copy of the transcript of any proceedings:
    per page, where the matter being transcribed is over 3 months old
    - minimum fee for 1 to 8 pages
 
$ 11.60
$ 102.40
 
$ 11.60
$ 102.40
For retrieval from archives of any document or file
$ 76.00
$ 152.00
Fee for service not provided for in this schedule (charge only with approval of Industrial Registrar)
$ 38.00
$ 76.00


Fees prior to 9 July 2014


Payment Options

The following methods of payment are accepted by the Commission:
    1. Bank Cheques
    2. Solicitor Firm Cheques
    3. Master Card
    4. Visa Card
    5. American Express
    6. Diners Club
    7. EFTPOS
    8. Cash
    9. Money Order

Other FeesAmount
Conscientious Objectors - Fee payable in connection with issue of a Certificate of Conscientious Objection to Membership of an Industrial OrganisationAs determined by the Industrial Registrar
Registry photocopier0.40 per copy
Videoconferencing Fees Details
 

Exemptions
Fees are not payable by an industrial organisation or association registered under Chapter 5 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 except for the following:
     > fees for copying documents
     > fees for duplicate cassette of sound recorded evidence
     > fees for transcripts of evidence

Filing fees are not payable by Government Departments or Statutory Authorities (with the exception of WorkCover NSW) whose expenditure is funded from the Consolidated Fund.

The Industrial Registrar may direct that the whole or any part of a fee be postponed, waived or remitted on grounds of financial hardship. Applications must be in writing and accompanied by supporting documentation.
    Application form.


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