The Lyon Court and Office Fees (Variation) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-02-20

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 413 (S.29)

ARMORIAL BEARINGS, ENSIGNS AND FLAGS
The Lyon Court and Office Fees (Variation) Order 1996

Made
20th February 1996

Laid before Parliament
7th March 1996

Coming into force
1st April 1996

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 5 of, as read with paragraph 3 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 and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Lyon Court and Office Fees (Variation) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st April 1996.

Variation of fees

2.  Schedule B to the Lyon King of Arms Act 1867(2) shall be amended in accordance with article 3 of, and the Schedule to, this Order.

3.  In relation to those matters in Schedule B which are specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order, the fees payable shall be varied by substituting the fees specified in column 2 of the Schedule to this Order for the fees specified in column 3 of that Schedule (being the fees payable immediately prior to the coming into force of this Order).

4.  The Lyon Court and Office Fees (Variation) Order 1995(3) is hereby revoked.

George Kynoch
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
Edinburgh
20th February 1996

Articles 2 and 3
SCHEDULE

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3

(Matter to which fee relates)
(Fee payable) £

(Fee formerly payable)(4) £

1.  On every patent of arms with supporters

734.00
713.00

2.  On every patent of arms without supporters

448.00
435.00

3.  On every matriculation of arms with supporters, without a new patent

248.00
241.00

4.  On every matriculation of arms without supporters, without a new patent

187.00
182.00

5.  On every matriculation of arms without a new patent of arms, but with a patent of supporters

534.00
512.00

6.  On every genealogy recorded

158.00
153.00

7.  Additional for each member of the pedigree

8.00
7.00

8.  Certificate regarding change of surname

56.00
54.00

9.  Search in register of arms

8.00
7.00

10.  Search in register of genealogies

8.00
7.00

11.  General search in heraldic MSS

44.00
45.00

12.  General search in genealogical MSS

44.00
45.00

13.  On every extract from a register

14.00
13.00

14.  On entering a caveat

32.00
31.00

15.  On admission of a messenger-at-arms

167.00
162.00

16.  Annual dues of a messenger-at-arms

27.00
26.00

17.  On recording resignation or change of residence of a messenger

8.00
7.00

18.  On search for a messenger’s cautioner

8.00
7.00

19.  On every certified statement of name and designation of such cautioner, and date of bond

11.00
10.00

20.  On extracting each warrant, decree, or precept of suspension—

first sheet

14.00
13.00

each subsequent sheet

8.00
7.00

21.  On affixing seal of office to warrant, decree or precept

14.00
13.00

22.  On examining executions of service and intimations of precepts of suspension, marking them on the record and giving out certificates

14.00
13.00

23.  On lending process and taking receipt

8.00
7.00

24.  On return of process and scoring receipt

8.00
7.00

25.  On re-admission of a messenger-at-arms

32.00
31.00

26.  On the appointment of a herald

11.00
10.50

27.  On the appointment of a pursuivant

11.00
10.50

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order varies the fees for matters listed in Schedule B to the Lyon King of Arms Act 1867.
The matters concerned are specified in column 1 of the Schedule to the Order. Column 2 of the Schedule lists the new fees and column 3 lists the fees which are to be replaced. The fees were last varied in 1995 and the fees specified in this Order represent an increase on average of approximately 3%.
The fees contained in Schedule B to the 1867 Act are exclusive of stamp duty when stamp duty is exigible.


(1)
1968 c. 14.

(2)
1867 c. 17; Schedule B was last amended by S.I. 1995/132.

(3)
S.I. 1995/132.

(4)
This column shows the fees which were payable under Schedule B to the Lyon King of Arms Act 1867 as amended by S.I. 1995/132 before the coming into force of the Lyon Court and Office Fees (Variation) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/413) on 1st April 1996.
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