1997 No. 717 (S.60)
REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS, DEATHS, MARRIAGES, ETC.
The Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Fees) (Scotland) Order 1997
6th March 1997
Laid before Parliament
11th March 1997
Coming into force
1st April 1997
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 5(1) and (2) of, and paragraph (1)(b) of Schedule 3 to, the Public Expenditure and Receipts Act 1968(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:
Citation, extent, commencement and interpretation
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Fees) (Scotland) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 1st April 1997.
(2) This Order shall apply to Scotland only.
(3) In this Order a reference to a numbered column is to the column in the Schedule to this Order bearing that number.
2. Each of the enactments mentioned in column 1 is hereby amended by varying the sum specified by that enactment as the amount or maximum amount payable in respect of the matter described in column 2 from the sum shown in column 3 to the sum shown in column 4.
3. The Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Fees) (Scotland) Order 1993(2) is hereby revoked.
Minister of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House Edinburgh
6th March 1997
Sum specified as amount or maximum amount payable before 1st April 1997 £
Sum specified as amount or maximum amount payable on and after 1st April 1997 £
Savings Bank Act 1887 (c. 40), section 10(3)
Certificate of birth, death or marriage, for purposes of certain Acts
Factories Act 1961 (c. 34), section 178(1)
Certified extract of entry in register of births, for purposes of that Act
Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5), section 124(3)(4)
Certified copy of entry of particulars of birth, death or marriage for purposes of certain Acts
Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 44), section 84(1)
Certified copy of entry in register of births, for purposes of certain Acts
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order, which extends to Scotland only, amends, with effect from 1st April 1997, the sum specified as the amount or maximum amount payable under certain statutory provisions for a certificate of birth, death or marriage issued for the purposes of certain Acts. The sum specified as the amount or maximum amount payable is increased as at that date from £7.00 to £8.00. The Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriage (Fees) (Scotland) Order 1993 is revoked.
1968 c. 14; Paragraph 1(b) of Schedule 3 was amended by section 4 of and paragraph 5 of Schedule 2 to the Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 (c. 6) and by section 136(2) of and paragraph 4 of Schedule 4 to the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 44). There have been other amendments to it which are not relevant to this Order.
Section 10 was amended by section 94 of and Part III of Schedule 6 to the Post Office Act 1969 (c. 48) and by sections 4(3) and 7(3) of and Schedule 4 to the Trustee Savings Bank Act 1985 (c. 58) and is applied by regulation 26 of the Savings Certificates Regulations 1991 (S.I. 1991/1031) and by regulation 25 of the Premium Savings Bonds Regulations 1972 (S.I. 1972/765).
Subsection (1), to which section 124(3) refers, was amended by section 41(4) of and paragraph 59 of Schedule 2 to the Jobseekers Act 1995 (c. 18).