1998 No. 993 (S.56)
COURT OF SESSION, SCOTLAND
Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session Amendment No.2) (Fees of Shorthand Writers) 1998
1st 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 5 of the Court of Session Act 1988((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 (Rules of the Court of Session Amendment No.2) (Fees of Shorthand Writers) 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. Chapter IV of the Table of Fees in rule 42.16(3) of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994 (fees of shorthand writers)((2) shall be amended by substituting, in the provisions mentioned in column 1 of the Schedule to this Act of Sederunt, for the amounts respectively specified in column 2, the amounts so specified in column 3.
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.
1st April 1998
Provision of Chapter IV
Old fee (£)
New fee (£)
Paragraph 1 (attendance)
Paragraph 2 (extension of notes of evidence)
(This note is not part of the Act of Sederunt)
This Act of Sederunt increases the fees payable to shorthand writers in the Court of Session by about 3.7%. The last increase was in the Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session Amendment No.5) (Transcripts of Evidence and Attendance Fees for Shorthand Writers etc.) 1997 (S.I. 1997 No. 1260).
1988 c. 36; section 5 was amended by the Civil Evidence (Scotland) Act 1988 (c. 32), section 2(3) and by the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36), Schedule 4, paragraph 45.
S.I. 1994/1443; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1995/1023, 1996/754 and 1997/1260.