Act of Sederunt (Fees of Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 1996

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Published: 1996-03-06

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 767 (S.88)

SHERIFF COURT, SCOTLAND
Act of Sederunt (Fees of Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 1996

Made
6th March 1996

Laid before Parliament
25th March 1996

Coming into force
1st May 1996

The Lords of Council and Session, under and by virtue of the powers conferred on them by section 40 of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1907(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, do hereby enact and declare:

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Act of Sederunt may be cited as the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 1996 and shall come into force on 1st May 1996.

(2) This Act of Sederunt shall be inserted in the Books of Sederunt.

Amendment of Table of Fees

2.  In the Table of Fees in Schedule 2 to the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Witnesses and Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) 1992(2), in the paragraphs specified in column 1 of the following table, for the figures set out in column 2 as applying to those paragraphs, there shall be substituted the figures set out in column 3 of that table; and the fees so substituted shall apply to work, for which those fees are chargeable, done on or after the date on which this Act of Sederunt comes into force:—

TABLE

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3

(paragraph)
(old fees)
(new fees)

£
£

1(a)
18.80
19.40

(b)(i)
56.40
58.30

(ii)
67.00
69.20

4(a)
4.00
4.10

(b)
4.85
5.00

5
0.31
0.35

Saving

3.  The fees set out in column 2 of the table in paragraph 2 above, shall continue to apply to work done before the date on which this Act of Sederunt comes into force.

Hope of Craighead
Lord President, I.P.D.
Edinburgh,
6th March 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Act of Sederunt)
This Act of Sederunt amends the Table of Fees for shorthand writers in civil proceedings in the Sheriff Court by increasing the fees payable by about 3.3 per cent. The last increase was in the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 1995 (S.I. 1995/1024).


(1)
1907 c. 51; section 40 was amended by section 1(3) of the Secretaries of State Act 1926 (c. 18), the Schedule to the Administration of Justice (Scotland) Act 1933 (c. 41) and paragraph 7 of Schedule 1, and Schedule 2, to the Divorce Jurisdiction, Court Fees and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1983 (c. 12).

(2)
S.I. 1992/1878 amended by S.I. 1993/1355, 1994/1141 and 1995/1024.
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