Administrator-General's Act

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THE ADMINISTRATOR-GENERAL'S ACT

RF,GLnATLONS
(under section 60)

THE ADMINISTRATOR-GENERAL'S (FEES)REGULATIONS, 1999

(Made by the Minister on the 3rd day of December, 1999) LN. 166~1999 ~ n w l
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1. These Regulations may be cited as the Administrator-General's (Fees) . '

Regulations, 1999.

2. The fees specified in Column 11 of the Schedule are payable in respect s m
of the services specified in Column I thereof which are undertaken by the
Administrator-General's Department

3.-41) A person who is unable to pay any fee specified in the Schedule
may apply to the Administrator-Gend for a waiver fium the payment of
such fee.

(2) The Adminisbator-General may grant a waiver to a pason who
satisfies him as to his inability to pay the fee.

(3) The Administrator-General shall cause to be kept a record oE-

(a) the name and address of the pason to whom a waiver is granted;

(6) the senice in respea of which the waiver of the fee is granted.,

(c) the amount of the fee waived

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Reparing and fling di-e ofMmtgrge-

(a) Mortgage up to 625,OOO.M) ... ...
(6) Mortgages of S25,OOl.W to $lW,OOO.M)
(c) Morlgages of mon than S10,OOO.M) ...

Reparing and saving nNice on tenant

Attsndsnce at Resident Magistrstc's Coure
(a) Memion and R a m Day ... ...
(b) Trial Mmfion ... ...

Reparing and f h g 01-

Resident Magistrate'sCourt . . . . ...
Sup- cuut ... ...

lnsrmdions to Bailiff ... ...

Reparing Notice ofTmtion and Bill of C o h

Attmdance at taxation .,. ...

Reparing dEmand lmers fortmads and mortgagors

Reparing Sale Ageemem (each psrty to the Agreement
pyys one-half of the fee) ... ... ...

T m f m to persons other than beneficiaries ...

Reparing Waivers of Entitlement ... ... ...

Exenning Change of Omership for Insuranc? Policies ...

(a) Lisled on the markel ... ... ...
( b ) Private companies owned or parUy owned

... by the deceased ...

Reparing Deeds of Indenmity ...

8% of Inventory V h

-5% of value

I% ofvalue

... SI.500.0

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W E AOMLNIS7RA TOR-GENERAL 5 (FEES) REGULATIONS, 1999

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Column I
Service

Closing letters subsequent to a sale-

Letter to utility companies; letters of possession;
(each party to the agreement to pay one-half of the
fee) ... ... ...

Preparing and filing of Vesting Assents
and Transfers to beneficiaries ... ... ...

Preparation, issue and service of Fixed Date
Claim Form or other originating process ... ...
Appearances in Chambers-Supreme Court

Non-contentious matters
(a) Attendance in Chambers ... ... ...
(b) Attendance at Case Management

Conferences ... ... ...

(c) Attendance in an advisory capacity ...

Contentious Matters
(a) Attendance at Mediation Hearings ...

... (b) Attendance at Pre-Trial Review ...
(c) Attendance at all other chamber matters ...

Attendance at Supreme Court-
... (a) where matter adjourned without a hearing

... (b) in all other instances ... ...
Preparing and lodging Common Law Conveyances ...
Application for Declaration of the Court in arr-

(a) a-partematter ... ... ...
... (b) inter-partes matter ... ...

Column I1
Fees

$3,000.00 per
hour or part
t h e r e o f

$3,000.00 for
the first three
hours or part
thereof, there-
after $1,000.00
per hour or part
thereof

Negotiating settlements in respect of fatal accidents
where initiated and followed through by in-house

... ... Attorney-at-law .., ... 20% of settle-
mentorcourt
ordered amount

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Column I
Senice

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25. Fatal Accident Senlemmts ( h m e negotiated by
external Anomey-&-Law and approved by the
AdminisVatorOennal upon receipt of senlement) ...

... ... ... 26. Application for Losf Title

27. Reparing Declarations for lost drmments ...

28. Caveatrc

(a) Lodging of Caveat ... ... ...

(b) Discharge of Caveat ... ... ...

29. Reparing and lodging lrsnsmissions ... ...

30. Fact of death endorsement ... ... ...

31. Reparing Lease Agreements . . . . . . ...

... 1% of settle-
mna received

... $10,000.00

... S1,500.00

32. Completing Rcvenue Affidavits ... ... . $1,500.00

34. Rqar ing Iklarntion to reconcile names ... ... $2,500.00

35. Recessing advance fm funeral expenses ... ... $1,50000

36. Issuing Certlficale of thc Administrator General
Unda mle 6819 ofthe Civil Rocedurc Rules. 2002 ... $2,000.00

37. Trmfsrs of Motor Veh ic l e4mer to the relevant
Tax
m z c e pursuant to investigalion of Ule matter ... ... $2,000.00

38. Postage. photocopying, stationery m intm-parish
telephone calls ... ... ... ... ... $l,500.00 (per

annum)

. . . . . . 39. Inla-parish and ovmeas d l s ... ... Actual cast of
call

... 40. Investment fee ... ... ... .75% of 1% of ...
principal sum in-
vented for each in-
venmem period.

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THEADMlNISTR4 TORGENER4LS (FEES) REGUIATIONS, 19%

Legal Opiniom (in house) ... ... Such a m m aa may
be detmnined by the Ad-
minisbator-Gend having
regard to (he mmpledty bu(
not e x d i n g %,OW.W

Taking of formal possession and pr&sing
status report ... ... ... ... $2,500.00

Lofters to E m b m i a and dhs uganimiims
sating bcnelicial hleresl and aseu . . . . . . ... $1,500.00

In-house Opinim of Value ... ... Minimum feeof S3.500.W
for markel vsluc up to
S2,000,000.00 n e x t
63,OW,OW.W (of markd
vabepJ% of&a value;
ncd $3,OW,OW.W &(mar-
kd value) 2% of &el
whx exceeding SE,OW,OW.
00, .1% of aarket value

Pnparstjon of Petitions for Waiver of Crow
... Ri* ... ... ... .... $2,000.00

hpml ion of Mas of Undmtabgto Stamp
... ... ... Commi&oner ... $l.rn.W

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49. Repsration of N o I i a of Diklaima under d o n 322
ofthe Companies Act ... ... . . . . . . $4,000.00

50. MOnaoring of b ~ m d WE& form part of the uurcts
of an estade ... ... . . . . . . I%psanmrm

of value of
ass& of the
business

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