Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session Amendment No.1) (Fees of Solicitors) 1996

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Published: 1996-02-06

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 237 (S.17)

COURT OF SESSION, SCOTLAND
Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session Amendment No.1) (Fees of Solicitors) 1996

Made
6th February 1996

Coming into force
1st April 1996

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.1) (Fees of Solicitors) 1996 and shall come into force on 1st April 1996.

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

Amendment of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994

2.  In Chapters I and III of the Table of Fees in rule 42.16 of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994(2), in the paragraphs specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Act of Sederunt, for the fees set out in column 2 of that Schedule as applying to those paragraphs, there shall be substituted the fees set out in column 3 of that Schedule; and the fees so substituted shall apply to work, for which those fees are chargeable, done on or after the date on which this Act of Sederunt comes into force.

Saving

3.  The fees set out in column 2 of the Schedule to this Act of Sederunt shall continue to apply to work done before this Act of Sederunt comes into force.

Hope of Craighead
Lord President, I.P.D.
Edinburgh
6th February 1996

Paragraph 2
SCHEDULE

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3

(paragraph)
(old fee)
(new fee)

£
£

Chapter I:—

1.  (a)

7.20
7.60

(b)

3.00
3.20

(c)

10.60
11.10

2.  (a)

1.05
1.10

(b)

0.42
0.44

3.

3.00
3.20

4.  (a)

7.20
7.60

(b)

7.20
7.60

(c)

7.20
7.60

5.  (a)

14.30
15.00

(b)

14.30
15.00

(c)

14.30
15.00

(i)

7.20
7.60

(ii)

7.20
7.60

(iii)

3.00
3.20

6.  (a)

7.20
7.60

(b)

1.45
1.50

(c)

3.00
3.20

Chapter III:—
Part I:—

(a)(Inclusive Fee)

128.45
134.90

Part II:—

1.

181.00
190.10

2.

103.20
108.40

3.  (a)

26.50
27.80

(b)

38.30
40.20

(c)

47.50
49.90

4.  (a)

46.35
48.70

(b)

14.30
15.00

(c)

7.80
8.20

5.  (a)

42.95
45.10

(b)

14.30
15.00

7.

128.45
134.90

8.

39.65
41.60

Part III:—
1. Table A—

1
260.80
273.80

297.80
312.70

2
185.30
194.60

225.05
236.30

3
56.95
59.80

83.55
87.70

4
503.05
528.20

606.36
636.70

2. Table B—

1
214.45
225.20

251.55
264.10

2
103.20
108.40

131.00
137.60

3
56.95
59.80

83.55
87.70

4
374.60
393.40

466.10
489.40

3. Table C—

1
52.95
55.60

2
59.45
62.40

3
112.40
118.00

Part IV:—

1.  (a)

267.50
280.90

(b)

370.70
389.20

2.  (a)

181.30
190.40

3.  (a)

32.35
34.00

4.

30.60
32.10

Part V:—

1.  (a)

251.55
264.10

(b)

27.10
28.50

(c)

52.95
55.60

2.  (a)

267.50
280.90

(b)

165.40
173.70

(i)

27.10
28.50

(ii)

14.30
15.00

(d)

79.30
83.30

(e)

117.85
123.70

3.  (a)

52.95
55.60

(b)

14.30
15.00

(c)

39.65
41.60

4.  (a)

50.25
52.80

(b)

14.30
15.00

(c)

7.20
7.60

(d)

50.25
52.80

(e)

14.30
15.00

(f)

7.20
7.60

5.

25.75
27.00

6.  (a)

56.95
59.80

(b)

7.80
8.20

7.  (a)

52.95
55.60

(b)

25.75
27.00

(c)

14.30
15.00

(d)

21.10
22.20

8.  (a)

107.20
112.60

(b)

86.10
90.40

(c)

31.80
33.40

(d)

7.80
8.20

9.  (a)

117.85
123.70

(b)

52.95
55.60

(c)

14.30
15.00

10.  (a)

14.30
15.00

(b)

39.65
41.60

(c)

14.30
15.00

(d)

39.65
41.60

(e)

14.30
15.00

11.

149.65
157.10

12.

(a)

39.65
41.60

(b)

14.30
15.00

(c)

58.20
61.10

(d)

26.80
28.10

(e)

135.55
142.30

(f)

75.40
79.20

13.

(a)

364.10
382.30

(b)

32.35
34.00

(c)

66.25
69.60

(d)

14.30
15.00

15.

(a)

(i)

79.30
83.30

(ii)

52.95
55.60

(iii)

52.95
55.60

(b)

132.35
139.00

(c)

224.95
236.20

16.

281.20
295.30

17.

14.30
15.00

18.

95.90
100.70

19.

21.10
22.20

20.

(a)

107.20
112.60

(b)

32.35
34.00

Part VI:—

1.  (a)

79.30
83.30

(b)

39.65
41.60

(c)

33.20
34.90

2.  (a)

95.90
100.70

(b)

47.50
49.90

(c)

32.35
34.00

3.  (a)

79.30
83.30

(b)

14.30
15.00

6.

32.35
34.00

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Act of Sederunt)
This Act of Sederunt amends Chapters I and III of the Table of Fees in Chapter 42 of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994 by increasing the fees payable to solicitors by about 5 per cent. The last increase was in the Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 Amendment No.2) (Fees of Solicitors) 1995 (S.I. 1995/1396).


(1)
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.

(2)
S.I. 1994/1443 was relevantly amended by S.I. 1995/1396.
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