Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2021.

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CitationIR SI 80/2021

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 26th February, 2021.

I, HELEN MCENTEE, Minister for Justice, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 65 (as amended by section 66 of the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 23 of 2011)) of the Courts of Justice Act 1936 (No. 48 of 1936) (as adapted by the Justice and Equality (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2020 ( S.I. No. 452 of 2020 )), with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, hereby order as follows:

1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2021.

(2) This Order comes into operation on 1 March 2021.

2. The Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court (Fees) Order 2014 ( S.I. No. 492 of 2014 ) is amended in Schedule 1 by the substitution of the following for Part 8:

PART 8

FEES PAYABLE IN THE PROBATE OFFICE AND DISTRICT PROBATE REGISTRIES

Item (1)

Fee (2)

1

For every application for an order of a Probate Officer, Assistant Probate Officer or District Probate Registrar

€50.00

2

For every certificate signed by a judge as to the authority of any person to act in a specified capacity or for any similar certificate

€30.00

3

On the submission to the Probate Office or the District Probate Registry of an application for a primary grant of representation -

(a) where the net value of the estate does not exceed

€100,000

€250,000

€500,000

€750,000

€1,000,000

€100.00

€200.00

€350.00

€500.00

€650.00

(b) where the net value of the estate exceeds €1,000,000 -

(i) for the first €1,000,000

and

€650.00

(ii) for every €500,000, or fraction thereof by which the value exceeds €1,000,000, a further fee of

€400.00

4

For every double, cessate, unadministered or duplicate grant of representation

€150.00

5

Where any grant is sought by personal application

The total fee payable shall be double the appropriate amount that would be chargeable under the item at reference number 3 or 4 of column (1), as applicable, were the grant not sought by personal application

6

For lodging or re-entering any motion paper, whether ex-parte or on notice

€100.00

7

On lodgement of a corrective affidavit.

The correct fee under the item at reference number 3 or 5 of column (1) as...

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