Act of Sederunt (Fees of Sheriff Officers) 1995

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Published: 1995-11-28

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 3095 (S.226)

SHERIFF COURT, SCOTLAND
Act of Sederunt (Fees of Sheriff Officers) 1995

Made
28th November 1995

Laid before Parliament
7th December 1995

Coming into force
1st January 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), section 6 of the Execution of Diligence (Scotland) Act 1926(2) 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 Sheriff Officers) 1995 and shall come into force on 1st January 1996.

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

Amendment of fees

2.—(1) Subject to the provisions of the following sub-paragraphs, for the Table of Fees in Schedule 1 to the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Sheriff Officers) 1994(3), substitute the Table of Fees in the Schedule to this Act of Sederunt.

(2) The Table of Fees in Schedule 1 to the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Sheriff Officers) 1994 as substituted by sub-paragraph (1) above shall apply to work done on or after the date on which this Act of Sederunt comes into force.

(3) The Table of Fees in Schedule 1 to the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Sheriff Officers) 1994 having effect before the substitution under sub-paragraph (1) above shall continue to have effect in respect of work done before the date on which this Act of Sederunt comes into force.

Hope of Craighead
Lord President, I.P.D.
Edinburgh,
28th November 1995

Paragraph 2(1)

SCHEDULETABLE OF FEES

Item
Summary Cause

Band 1
Band 2
Band 3

Ordinary Cause

Band 1
Band 2
Band 3

1.  Service or intimation of a document

(a)Service

(i)each person at a different address

£18.50
£28.50
£36.90
£30.25
£44.40
£57.85

(ii)each additional person at the same address or additional copy required to be served or intimated under the Act of 1987

£6.20
£6.20
£6.20
£10.10
£10.10
£10.10

(b)Postal service

£8.95
£8.95
£8.95
£14.90
£14.90
£14.90

(c)Postal diligence

£13.65
£13.65
£13.65
£22.45
£22.45
£22.45

2.  Interdicts

(a)Interdict only

(i)each person at a different address

£83.10
£83.10
£83.10

(ii)each additional person at the same address

£18.25
£18.25
£18.25

(b)Interdict and service

(i)each person at a different address

£93.30
£93.30
£93.30

(ii)each additional person at the same address

£28.40
£28.40
£28.40

3.  Poindings

(a)Serving notice of entry

£4.10
£4.10
£4.10
£6.25
£6.25
£6.25

(b)Arranging poinding and endeavouring but being unable to execute same for whatever reason

£32.15
£32.15
£32.15
£47.10
£47.10
£47.10

(c)Arranging and executing poinding where appraised value is—

(i)£387 or under

£55.10
£55.10
£55.10
£55.10
£55.10
£55.10

(ii)Over £387 and up to £1,558

£85.35
£85.35
£85.35
£85.35
£85.35
£85.35

(iii)Over £1,558 and up to £15,685— 10% of the appraised value only

(iv)Over £15,685 and up to £78,418— 10% of the first £15,685, 5% thereafter up to £78,418 of the appraised value

(v)Over £78,418— 10% of the first £15,685, 5% thereafter up to £78,418 and 1% of the appraised value over £78,418

(d)Reporting poinding

£5.30
£5.30
£5.30
£5.30
£5.30
£5.30

4.  Poindings of motor vehicles, heavy plant or machinery

(a)Arranging and executing poinding where appraised value is—

(i)£387 or under

£55.10
£55.10
£55.10
£55.10
£55.10
£55.10

(ii)Over £387 and up to £1,723

£85.35
£85.35
£85.35
£85.35
£85.35
£85.35

(iii)Over £1,723 and up to £78,418— 5% of the appraised value only

(iv)Over £78,418— 5% of the first £78,418, and 1% thereafter of the appraised value

(b)Reporting poinding

£5.30
£5.30
£5.30
£5.30
£5.30
£5.30

5.  Sequestrations for rent, poinding of ground

(a)Arranging for the sequestration or poinding of the ground and endeavouring but being unable to execute same for whatever reason

£29.95
£29.95
£29.95
£44.95
£44.95
£44.95

(b)Arranging and effecting sequestration where the appraised value is—

(i)£387 or under

£52.90
£52.90
£52.90

(ii)Over £387 and up to £1,558

£83.10
£83.10
£83.10

(iii)Over £1,558— as 3(c)(iii) above

(c)Arranging and effecting ordinary sequestration or poinding of the ground

£83.10
£83.10
£83.10

(d)Service— as in item 1(a) or (b) above, as the case may be

6.  Sales

(a)(i)Application for warrant of sale or variation of warrant of sale

£8.65
£8.65
£8.65
£8.65
£8.65
£8.65

(ii)Intimating application— as in item 1(a) or (b) above, as the case may be

(b)(i)Arranging warrant sale, preparing advertisement and giving public notice

£13.60
£13.60
£13.60
£13.60
£13.60
£13.60

(ii)Serving copy of warrant of sale and intimating the place and date of sale and if necessary the date of removal of poinded effects, as in item 1(a) or (b) above, as the case may be

(c)Officer attending warrant sale conducted by auctioneer

£23.65
£40.05
£50.60
£23.65
£40.05
£50.60

(d)(i)Officer and witness attending warrant sale and being unable to execute same for whatever reason

£29.95
£29.95
£29.95
£44.95
£44.95
£44.95

(ii)Officer and witness conducting sale where the appraised value is £387 or under

£52.90
£52.90
£52.90
£52.90
£52.90
£52.90

(iii)Over £387

£83.10
£83.10
£83.10
£83.10
£83.10
£83.10

7.  Ejections

(a)Arranging ejection

£29.95
£29.95
£29.95
£44.95
£44.95
£44.95

(b)Arranging and executing ejection

£61.50
£61.50
£61.50
£69.80
£69.80
£69.80

8.  Taking possession of effects

(a)Arranging possession

£29.95
£29.95
£29.95
£44.95
£44.95
£44.95

(b)Arranging and effecting possession

£61.50
£61.50
£61.50
£83.10
£83.10
£83.10

9.  Apprehensions

(a)Arranging apprehension

£44.95
£44.95
£44.95

(b)Arranging and apprehending

£83.10
£83.10
£83.10

10.  Taking possession of children

(a)Arranging to take possession

£44.95
£44.95
£44.95

(b)Arranging and taking possession of each child

£83.10
£83.10
£83.10

11.  Arresting vessels, aircraft and cargo

(a)Arranging to arrest

£29.95
£29.95
£29.95
£44.95
£44.95
£44.95

(b)Arranging and effecting arrestment

£75.55
£75.55
£75.55
£137.40
£137.40
£137.40

12.  Miscellaneous

(a)To making any report or application under the Act of 1987 with the exception of reporting a poinding

£10.40
£10.40
£10.40
£10.40
£10.40
£10.40

(b)To granting any receipt required to be issued under the Act of 1987

£5.30
£5.30
£5.30
£5.30
£5.30
£5.30

(c)To arranging locksmith or tradesman to be in attendance

£3.35
£3.35
£3.35
£3.35
£3.35
£3.35

(d)To granting certificate of displenishment or providing any other certificate or report, registering any document or making any application to a court or the creditor

£10.40
£10.40
£10.40
£10.40
£10.40
£10.40

(e)Executing warrant to open lockfast places

£10.40
£10.40
£10.40
£10.40
£10.40
£10.40

(f)Time

(i)with witness— £16.65 per unit

(ii)without witness— £12.45 per unit

(g)Photocopies

(i)first page of document— £1.15

(ii)subsequent pages— per page— £0.50

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Act of Sederunt)
This Act of Sederunt amends the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Sheriff Officers) 1994 (S.I. 1994/392) by increasing the fees payable to Sheriff Officers by about 3.3%. The last increase was in the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Sheriff Officers) (No.2) 1994 (S.I. 1994/3267).


(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 by paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 to and Schedule 2 to the Divorce Jurisdiction, Court Fees and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1983 (c. 12).

(2)
1926 c. 16.

(3)
S.I. 1994/392; amended by S.I. 1994/3267.
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