Circuit Court (Fees) Order, 2011

CitationIR SI 407/2011

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 16th August, 2011.

I, ALAN SHATTER, Minister for Justice and Equality, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 65 (as amended by section 9 of the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (No. 14 of 2008)) of the Courts of Justice Act 1936 (No. 48 of 1936) (as adapted by the Justice and Law Reform (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2011 ( S.I. No. 138 of 2011 )), with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, hereby order as follows:

1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Circuit Court (Fees) Order 2011.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on 22 August 2011.

2. There shall be charged in the offices of the Circuit Court, in respect of each item set out in column (1) of each Part of the Schedule, the fee set out in column (2) of the Part concerned opposite the mention of the item.

3. No fee shall be payable under this Order in—

(a) any family law proceedings,

(b) any matrimonial cause or matter, or

(c) proceedings brought by a health board or health authority in any matter relating to minors.

4. (1) No fee shall be payable under this Order by, or on behalf of—

(a) the Attorney General, in proceedings to which he or she is a party,

(b) the Director of Public Prosecutions, in proceedings to which he or she is a party,

(c) a member of the Garda Síochána, in proceedings for an offence brought by the member concerned,

(d) a Minister of the Government, in proceedings brought by the Minister of the Government concerned, or

(e) a probation and welfare officer, in proceedings under the Probation of Offenders Act 1907 or the Criminal Justice (Community Service) Act 1983 (No. 23 of 1983).

(2) No fee shall be payable under this Order by, or on behalf of, any person represented in proceedings (whether civil or criminal) by—

(a) the Chief State Solicitor,

(b) the Chief Prosecution Solicitor, or

(c) a local State Solicitor acting in that capacity.

(3) No fee shall be payable under this Order in respect of a witness called to give evidence in proceedings to which this Article applies by or on behalf of a person to whom this Article applies.

5. The Circuit Court (Fees) Order 2008 ( S.I. No. 201 of 2008 ) is revoked.





Item (1)

Fee (2)


On every affidavit filed



On every copy of any document



On every search



On every stamping of an un-stamped document given in evidence



On every application to the court ex parte or otherwise not specifically provided for




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