Supreme Court of Western Australia

General Division Fees

The following table contains a summary of the fees payable in relation to civil matters in the Supreme Court (General Division) with effect from 1 July 2018.

No fees are payable in relation to criminal proceedings or criminal appeals under the Criminal Appeals Act 2004.

A complete copy of the Supreme Court (Fees) Regulations 2002 and the Supreme Court (Fees) Amendment Regulations (No. 2) 2015 is available from the State Law Publisher.

* The additional 20 cents is a payment into the Suitors Fund required to be made on writs only. It is not part of the Supreme Court fee.

ItemDescriptionFee
(Individuals, Small / Other Business)
Fee
(Corporate)
Fee
(Eligible Individual)

1

Filing originating process/Commence Proceedings

$1,318*

$2,568*

$100

2(a)
2(b)

Filing counterclaim
Filing third party notice

$1,318

$2,568

$100

2(c)
2(d)

Other applications

$440

$861

$100

3

Commencing an appeal pursuant to O60A R4

$878

$1,720

$100

4

Entry for hearing

$1,318

$2,568

$100

5

Allocation of hearing date

$883

$2,291

$100

6

Daily Hearing Fees

$883

$2,291

$0

7(a)

Filing Chamber application

$310

$602

$93

7(b)

On an appointment before judicial officer

$310

$602

$93

7(c) PD 4.2.1.1.

Filing Request for Mediation Conference

$310

$602

$0

8

Additional Daily hearing fees

$310

$602

$93

9(a)

Bill of Costs Lodgment fee

$428

$830

$100

9(b)

Taxing fee at the rate of

2.5%

2.5%

0.0%

10

Search records

$44.50

$44.50

$13.35

11(a)

Produce records

$65.50

$65.50

$19.60

11(b)

Hourly Attendance

$102.50

$102.50

$30.80

12(a)

Copy of document per page

$1.85

$1.85

$0.55

12(b)(i)

Copy of Reasons For Judgment - Not more than 10 pages

$15.50

$15.50

$4.55

12(b)(ii)

Additional fee per page where Reasons For Judgment is more than 10 pages

$2

$2

$0.60

12(c)

Certification fee

$21.40

$21.40

$6.45

12(d)

Registrar's Certificate

$39.20

$39.20

$11.80

12(e)

Admiralty sealing

$87.50

$87.50

$26.20

13(a)

Copy transcript:

13(a)(i)

within 1 day (after the day on which the fee is paid)

$20.50
plus $8.45 per page

$20.50
plus $16.90 per page

$6.15
plus $2.55 per page

13(a)(ii)

within 2 days (after the day on which the fee is paid)

$20.50
plus $7.75 per page

$20.50
plus $15.50 per page

$6.15
plus $2.35 per page

13(a)(iii)

within 4 days (after the day on which the fee is paid)

$20.50
plus $7.30 per page

$20.50
plus $14.75 per page

$6.15
plus $2.20 per page

13(a)(iv) 

within 7 days (after the day on which the fee is paid)

$20.50
plus $7.05 per page

$20.50
plus $14.05 per page

$6.15
plus $2.15 per page

13(a)(v)

within 14 days (after the day on which the fee is paid)

$20.50
plus $6.00 per page

$20.50
plus $12.00 per page

$6.15
plus $2.00 per page

13(a)(vi)

provided on a running basis (transcript delivered periodically throughout the day or following the day of the proceeding)

$20.50
plus $9.00 per page

$20.50
plus $18.00 per page

$6.15
plus $3.00 per page

13(b)(i)

Additional electronic copy of transcript

$21.40 per copy

$21.40 per copy

$6.45 per copy

13(b)(ii)

Additional paper copy of transcript

$2.10 per page

$2.10 per page

$0.60 per page

14

Admission

$371

N/A

N/A


Last updated: 1-Mar-2019

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