Supreme Court

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​Filing Fees as at 4 July 2016

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​​Initiating Process - Co​​​​mmo​​​n Law & Equity DivisionsStandard​Corporation
O​​riginating process (Corporation), Statement of Claim, Summons, Cross Claim, Commencing a UCPR part 50 appeal from a decision of the Local Court or a tribunal eg. NCAT$1,078.00$2,951.00
Filing or reg​istering a copy or certificate of a judgment, order, determination, decree, adjudication or award of any other court or person under section 133 of the Civil Procedures Act 2005.$90.00$180.00
Notice of Motion, Interlocutory process, motions for examination Orders in Corporation matters (note: there is no fee for motions for default judgment, writs of execution, garnishee order, examination order in foreign judgment matters, charging order or instalment orders) $395.00$904.00
Online filing amendment fee$18.00  N/A​
Mutual Recognition Act (Clth) & Trans Tasman Mutual Recogition Act (NSW)​$350  ​​N/A
Cost Assessment filing fe​es  
​Fees are calculated at: 1% of the amount in dispute or $100.00 if the disputed amount  is under $10,000.00    
​Subpoenas​  
Issuing Subpoena (for production, to give evidence, or both)$100.00$200.00
Request production to the Court of documents held by another Court -UCPR Pt 33 r 13$59.00$118.00
Request for Registry to provide a copy of document$13.00 for first 20 pages then $7.00 for each 10 pages after N/A
Receiving a document or thing produced in compliance with a Notice to Produce under UCPR Pt 34. This fee is levied against the ordering party when material is produced to the Court$82.00$164.00
​​Court of Ap​peal  
Filing in the Court of Appeal a Summons seeking a Judicial Review or otherwise$1,078.00$2,951.00
Filing in the Court of Appeal a Notice of Intention to Appeal (NIA)$308.00$705.00
Filing in the Court of Appeal a Summons seeking Leave to Appeal or a Cross-Summons seeking Leave to Cross-Appeal in respect of a matter where a Notice of Intention to Appeal has been filed$1,102$2,157.00
Filing in the Court of Appeal a Summons seeking Leave to Appeal or a Cross-Summons seeking Leave to Cross-Appeal in respect of a matter where a Notice of Intention to Appeal has not been filed$1,411$2,861.00
Filing in the Court of Appeal a notice of appeal in proceedings in which leave to appeal has been granted$2,175.00$4,410.00
Filing in the Court of Appeal a notice of appeal in proceedings in which a notice of intention to appeal has been filed by same party$3,277.00$6,569.00
Filing in the Court of Appeal a notice of appeal in any other proceedings$3,586.00$7,272.00
Preparing appeal papers volumes of not more than 250 pages price per volume$727.00$1,454.00
​​Hearings (All Divisions)  
Allocating a date for hearing (by one or more Judges, or an Associate Judge)$2,151.00$4,917.00
Filing a requisition for trial by jury$1,112.00$2,224.00
Daily jury retention fee (after the first day of trial) - paid by the party requesting a jury for the trial.$507.00 per day$1014.00   per day
Application for an Order for Rehearing of proceedings (under Division 3 part 5 (UCPR)$633.00$1,266.00
Hearing of proceedings by one or more Judges - between the 2nd and 4th days or part thereof$857.00$1,967.00
Hearing of proceedings by one or more Judges - between the 5th and 9th days or part thereof$1,378.00$3,417.00
Hearing of proceedings by one or more Judges - 10th day & all subsequent days or part thereof$2,774.00$6,742.00
Hearing of proceedings by an Associate Judge - each day or part day of hearing after the 2nd day$754.00$1,508.00
Referral of proceedings for Arbitration$831.00N/A
​​​​​​Copies of  documents,  ​judgments and orders  
Copy or certified copy of any judgment, order, written opinion or reasons for opinion$59.00 N/A
Retrieve,access & provide a copy of any document $13.00, plus $7.00 for each 10 pages, after the first 20 pages N/A
​AVL, Telephone conferencing and room hire 

​AVL Booking fee, Multi-party teleconference booking fee

See the Video and Teleconferencing​ page for further procedural information and details about available technology and facilities.
​​$120.00N/A​
​Meeting room hire feesDetails of the daily, weekly and monthly rates are available. Current rates are set out in the Meeting Room booking form.  
Transcripts
Supreme Court transcript must be ordered directly from Reporting Services Branch. Further information, including a link to the order form, is available on the Transcripts page.   
​​Copy of transcript  under 3 months old$87.00 plus $11.00 for each page after the first 8 pages N/A
Copy of transcript 3 months old or olderCopy of transcript 3 months old or older ($107.00 plus $12.50 for each page after the first 8 pages)​
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Supply a duplicate tape recording of sound-recorded evidence (per cassette)$51.00 N/A
​​​​​​​​​​Records retrieval from off-site storage ​ 
File  Retrieval from GRR  - Standard Request - per file or box of files$14.00 N/A
File retrieval State Archives$34.50 N/A
Urgent file retrievals$100.00 N/A
Civil record searches (not probate) ​​​ 
Civil Litigation searches - for each company or name searched. For criminal record searches - please contact Police Criminal Records$42.00$84.00
Adoption search (for each file searched)$59.00 N/A
​Other  
Providing any service not otherwise imposed by the fee schedule (Registrar approval) required)$42.00$82.00
Issuing Public Notary Certificate$59.00 N/A
Open or keep open the registry on Saturday, Sunday, or public holiday, or an any other day before 9am or after 5pm$721.00$1,442.00
​Sheriff fees  
Writ of Possession$339.00 N/A
Writ for Levy of Property or Writ of Delivery$82.00 N/A
Probate (uncontested) - Summons for Probate/Adminstration/Reseal 

NOTE: Fees calculated on the gross value of the NSW assets only
  
Probate (less than $100,000)$0.00 N/A
Probate ($100,000 or more, but less than $250,000)$718.00 N/A
Probate ($250,000 or more, but less than $500,000)$974.00 N/A
Probate ($500,000 or more, but less than $1,000,000)$1,493.00 N/A
Probate ($1,000,000 but less than $2,000,000.00)$1,990.00 N/A
Probate ($2,000,000 or more but less than $5,000,000.00)$3,316.00 N/A
Probate ($5,000,000 or more)$5,528.00 N/A
Other probate fees  
Lodging a Caveat against a Grant or Reseal $42.00$84.00
Summons for Revocation of a Grant$1,078.00$2,951.00
Notice of Motion to file Accounts$395.00$904.00
Contest a Probate matter - Summons or Statement of Claim $1,078.00$2,951.00
Publishing an Online notice to apply for a grant of Probate, Administration or Reseal of a grant, Notice of intended Distribution or Intention to File Accounts.$44.00 N/A
Amending & republishing an online notice to apply for a grant of Probate, Administration or Reseal of a grant , notice of Intended Distribution or a Notice of intention to File Accounts$18.00 N/A
Scanned or Photocopy of a Will (includes file retrieval fee from GRR)$59.00 N/A
Sealed & Certified copy of a Will or Grant (Exemplification) incl. GRR file retrieval fee $73.00 N/A
Sealed  & Certified copy of a Will or Grant (Exemplification) incl. State Archives file retrieval fee$93.50 N/A
Deposit a Will with the Court for safe keeping$125.00 N/A
Search for a grant or resealing of probate (for each file searched prior to 1986)$59.00 N/A
Genealogical search for a file (for each file searched)$116.00 N/A


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