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 2021.

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.

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

1

Filing originating process/Commence Proceedings

$1,643*

$3,201*

$100

2(a)
2(b)

Filing counterclaim
Filing third party notice

$1,643

$3,201

$100

2(c)
2(d)

Other applications

$548

$1,073

$100

3

Commencing an appeal pursuant to O60A R4

$1,095

$2,143

$100

4

Entry for hearing

$1,643

$3,201

$100

5

Allocation of hearing date

$1,100

$2,855

$100

6

Daily Hearing Fees

$1,100

$2,855

$0

7(a)

Filing Chamber application

$386

$750

$100

7(b)

On an appointment before judicial officer

$386

$750

$100

7(c) PD 4.2.1.1.

Filing Request for Mediation Conference

$386

$750

$0

8

Additional Daily hearing fees

$386

$750

$100

9(a)

Bill of Costs Lodgment fee

$534

$1,034

$100

9(b)

Taxing fee at the rate of

2.5%

2.5%

0.0%

10

Search records

$55.50

$55.50

$16.65

11(a)

Produce records

$81.50

$81.50

$24.40

11(b)

Hourly Attendance

$109.50

$109.50

$32.90

12(a)

Copy of document per page

$2.30

$2.30

$0.70

12(b)(i)

Copy of Reasons For Judgment - Not more than 10 pages

$19.30

$19.30

$5.80

12(b)(ii)

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

$2.45

$2.45

$0.75

12(c)

Certification fee

$26.70

$26.70

$8.00

12(d)

Registrar's Certificate

$39.20

$39.20

$11.75

12(e)

Admiralty sealing

$109

$109

$32.70

13(a)

Copy transcript:

13(a)(iii)

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

$25.60
    plus $9.10  per page

$25.60
plus $18.45 per page

$7.70
plus $2.75 per page

13(a)(iv) 

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

$25.60
plus $8.80 per page

$25.60
plus $17.50 per page

$7.70
plus $2.65 per page

13(a)(v)

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

$25.60
plus $7.45 per page

$25.60
plus $14.95 per page

$7.70
plus $2.25 per page

13(a)(vi)

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

$25.60
plus $11.25 per page

$25.60
plus $22.50 per page

$7.70
plus $3.40 per page

13(b)(i)

Additional electronic copy of transcript

$26.70 per copy

$26.70 per copy

$8.00 per copy

13(b)(ii)

Additional paper copy of transcript

$2.65 per page

$2.65 per page

$0.80 per page

14

Admission

$449

N/A

N/A


Last updated: 1-Jul-2021

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