Act of Sederunt (Fees of Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 1998

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Published: 1998-04-01

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 999 (S.57)

SHERIFF COURT, SCOTLAND
Act of Sederunt (Fees of Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 1998

Made
1st April 1998

Laid before Parliament
8th April 1998

Coming into force
1st May 1998

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) 1998 and shall come into force on 1st May 1998.

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

Increase in fees

2.  In the table of fees set out in Schedule 2 to the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Witnesses and Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) 1992((2) in the provisions mentioned in column 1 of the Schedule to this Act of Sederunt, for the amounts respectively specified in column 2, substitute the amounts so specified in column 3.

Saving

3.  Paragraph 2 does not affect such fees as are chargeable for work done before 1st May 1998.

Rodger of Earlsferry
Lord President I.P.D.
Edinburgh
1st April 1998

Paragraph 2.
SCHEDULE

(1)
(2)
(3)

Provision of Schedule 2
Old fee (£)
New fee (£)

Paragraph 1 (attendance)
25.00
25.93

100.00
103.70

Paragraph 4 (transcripts)
4.10
4.25

5.00
5.19

Paragraph 5 (copies)
0.35
0.36

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Act of Sederunt)
This Act of Sederunt increases the fees payable to shorthand writers in the Sheriff Court by about 3.7%. The last change made to those fees was in the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 1997, as amended by the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment No.2) 1997 (S.I. 1997/1118, 1997/1265).


(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 to, 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, 1995/1024, 1996/767 and 1997/1118 (as itself amended by 1997/1265).
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