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Rules of the Superior Courts

Appendix: W

Costs [as amended by S.I. No. 616 of 2003 , S.I. No. 16 of 2014 & S.I. No. 161 of 2019]

The below amendment(s) have been made to this instrument which can be viewed by clicking on the link(s):

NoW-S.I. No. 161 Of 2019: Rules Of The Superior Courts (Appendix W) 2019



Part I
(1) Institution of Proceedings
(2) Discovery and Inspection
(3) Preparation for trial, &c.
(4) Trial or Hearing
(5) Taxation
(6) Execution
(7) Attendances
(8) Drawing documents not otherwise provided for
(9) Copies
(10) Letters, etc.
(11) Perusals
(12) Service

Part II Costs of Judgment in Default of Appearance
(1) District Court Jurisdiction
(2) Circuit Court Jurisdiction
(3) High Court Jurisdiction

Part III Non-contentious probate matters
(1) Probates
(2) Letters of administration with will annexed
(3) Letters of administration intestate
(4) Double or cessate probate
(5) Exemplification of probate or letters of administration with or without will annexed
(6) Duplicate and triplicate probates or letters of administration with or without will annexed
(7) Letters of administration with or without will annexed de bonis non or cessate
(8) Probates, special or limited
(9) Letters of administration, with or without will annexed, special or limited
(10) Copies of, or extracts from, records, wills and other documents
(11) Caveats
(12) Affidavits other than the affidavits and oaths included in fees of probate and letters of administration and declarations of personal estate and effects
(13) Instruments of renunciation and consent, letters of attorney, and other documents
(14) General

Part IV Bankruptcy - special items not covered by Part I
Part V Appeals from Circuit Court
Part VI Fees payable to Commissioners for Oaths

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Note: Part I as it applied prior to 29 April 2019

PART I.

as amended by S.I. No. 161 of 2019


O. 99, r. 13(1)

(1) INSTITUTION OF PROCEEDINGS.
      Item

      1. Drawing instructions to counsel to advise as to institution of proceedings... ... ... ... ... discretionary

      2. Drawing, issuing, filing and service on one party of originating summons, petition, originating notice of motion or third party notice (excluding attendance on counsel) ... ... ... discretionary

      3. Issue and service on one party of concurrent originating summons ... ... ... ... ... discretionary


        Note to items 1 and 2: ... ... ...

        — References in these items to service on one party of an originating summons shall, in relation to a summons in an admiralty action in rem, be construed as reference to service of the summons on a ship. ... ... ...


      4. Renewing originating summons issued—... ... ...

        (a) in an admiralty action ... ...... ... ... discretionary

        (b) in any other action ... ...... ... ... discretionary

        including drawing and filing affidavit, attending on application for renewal and obtaining order.


      5. Drawing, issuing, filing and service on one party of notice of motion (other than an originating motion) ... ... ... ... ... ... discretionary

      6. Drawing, filing and service on one party of notice of appeal or case stated (subject to Order 99, rule 47) ... ... ... Discretionary

      7. Drawing, filing and delivery to one party of statement of claim, defence (and counterclaim), answer to petition, reply, or other pleading ... ... ... ... ... ... discretionary

      8. Drawing, filing and delivery to one party of particulars of pleading and drawing and delivery to one party of request for such particulars ... ... ... ... ... ... ... discretionary

      9. Drawing and filing of preliminary act, or declaration of insolvency, drawing notice of filing and service on one party of such notice... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Discretionary

      10. Drawing amendment of document referred to in item 2 or 7, and service on or delivery to, one party of amended document ... ... ... ... ... ... ... discretionary

      11. Drawing notice of originating summons or intimation of issue of process, for service out of the jurisdiction ... ... ... £1.01

      12. Drawing any document, attending on any application, and doing any other work necessary to obtain—


        (a) order for substituted service of any document;

        (b) order giving leave to serve any document out of the jurisdiction;

        (c) any other ex parte order, whether preliminary to or in the course of the proceedings, not otherwise provided for under any other item

        and obtaining order ... ... ... Discretionary

        (d) a citation and obtaining order .. ... ... ... £2.69

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      (2) DISCOVERY AND INSPECTION.


      13. Drawing, filing and service of—

        (a) affidavit of documents or list of documents, or

        (b) interrogatories for examination of a party, or

        (c) affidavit in answer to interrogatories

            ... ... ... discretionary

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      (3) PREPARATION FOR TRIAL, &c.


      14. Drawing and issue of order or notice of subpoena for any number of persons not exceeding three and the same for every additional number not exceeding three—

        ad testificandum ... ... ... £0.84

        duces tecum ... ... ... ... £1.01


      15. Drawing and service of notice—

        (a) to produce for inspection document referred to in pleading or affidavit ... ... discretionary

        (b) to produce document at trial or hearing ... ... ... ... discretionary

        (c) to admit any document or fact .. ... ... ... discretionary


      16. Instructions for trial or hearing of any cause or matter, petition or motion, whatever the mode of trial or hearing (including the taking of accounts or making of inquiries) ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Discretionary

      17. Instructions for appeal from an interlocutory or final order or judgment ... ... ... ... Discretionary


        Notes to items 16 and 17: ... ... ...

        These items are intended to cover the doing of any work, not otherwise provided for, necessarily or properly done in preparing for a trial, hearing or appeal, or before a settlement of the matters in dispute, including:—

            (a) taking instructions to sue, defend, counter-claim or appeal, or for any pleading, particulars of pleading, affidavit, preliminary act or a reference under Order 64, rule 46;

            (b) considering the facts and law;

            (c) attending on and corresponding with client;

            (d) interviewing and corresponding with witnesses and potential witnesses and taking proofs of their evidence; (e) arranging to obtain reports or advice from experts and plans, photographs and models;

            (f) making search in Public Record Office and elsewhere for relevant documents.

            (g) inspecting any property or place material to the proceedings;

            (h) perusing pleadings, affidavits and other relevant documents;

            (i) where the cause or matter does not proceed to trial or hearing, work done in connection with the negotiation of a settlement; and

            (j) the general care and conduct of the proceedings.

      18. Drawing instructions to counsel to advise in writing or in consultation ... ..... ... ... discretionary

      19. Attending counsel in consultation .. ... ... ... discretionary

      For each half hour beyond the first hour ... ... ... discretionary


        Note:—This item includes attending to make appointment for consultation. ... ... ...

      20. Drawing brief with observations to counsel and proofs of evidence, per folio .. ... ... ... discretionary

      21. Attending to obtain appointment to examine witness and on examination of witness before any commissioner, officer of the court or other person appointed to examine him, for each day of examination. ... ... ... discretionary


        Note:—The solicitor shall also be allowed travelling expenses reasonably incurred by him.

      22. Attending to obtain fiat of the Attorney General, where required ... ... ... discretionary

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      (4) TRIAL OR HEARING


      23. Attending sittings within 20 miles of the place where the solicitor practices, for purposes of—

        (a) trial or hearing of a cause, matter or appeal for each day—
            (i) on which cause, matter or appeal is included in list to be tried or heard, but is not begun

            ... ... ... discretionary

            (ii) of trial or hearing ... ... ... discretionary

        (b) hearing reserved judgment ... ... ... discretionary

      24. Attending at sittings elsewhere for any purpose mentioned in item 23 for each day (except Sunday) on which solicitor is necessarily absent from his office ... ... ... discretionary

        Notes to items 23 and 24:

            (a) if the solicitor has to attend on more than one hearing or trial at the same time and place, the expense shall in such case be reasonably divided;

            (b) the solicitor shall also be allowed travelling expenses reasonably incurred by him;

            (c) these items do not relate to the attendances mentioned in item 26.

      25. Attending to enter or bespeak order or judgment ... ... ... ... £1.01

      26. Attending hearing of summary or special summons or motion before the Court, for each day ... .... ... discretionary

      27. Attending to obtain appointment for hearing before the Master, the Examiner, or a Registrar, or to vouch publication of advertisement or any necessary service ... ... ... £1.01

      28. Attending to deliver papers required for the use of a Judge, the Master, the Examiner or a Registrar ... .... £1.01

      29. Attending the Examiner or a Registrar to bespeak (where necessary) and settle draft order ... ... ... ... £2.02 to £8.06


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      (5) TAXATION.


      30. Drawing and engrossing bill of costs, including copy for Taxing Master and one copy for service, per folio ... ... ... ... ... £0.13

      31. Lodging and serving bill of costs and issuing, serving and filing notice to tax ... ... ... £2.68

      32. Attending taxation, completing bills, vouching, completing affidavit of tots and certificate and taxation ... ... ... ... ... £2.35 to £12.09

      33. Drawing objections to decision of Taxing Master, or answer to objections, including copies for service and filing; delivery to one party of such objections or answers and attending hearing or review by Taxing Master — if objections sustained ... ... ... ... Discretionary


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      (6) EXECUTION.


      34. (a) Drawing and attending to obtain issue of order of fieri facias capias, elegit, sequestration or attachment, any subsequent order for giving effect thereto and any other order to enforce a judgment or order.. .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      (b) Copies of any such order (where necessary) per folio .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      35. (a) Drawing notice of renewal of order of execution .. .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      (b) Procuring renewal of order of execution ... ... ... discretionary


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      (7) ATTENDANCES.


      36. To obtain—

        (a) consent of person to act as next friend or guardian ad litem and consent or approval of any other interested party ... ... ... discretionary

        (b) any other consent .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

        Note: This item includes drawing the form of consent or approval. ... ... ...


      37. To give consent or sign admission ... ... ... discretionary

      38. (a) to enter appearance and give notice thereof .. .. .. ... ... ... £1.34

      (b) If appearance entered for more than one person at the same time, for each additional person .. .. ... ... ... £0.13

      39. To obtain any certificate from the Central Office or other office of the High Court or Supreme Court .. .. ... ... ... £1.01

      40. To register a judgment, order, bond, lis pendens or recognisance .. .. ... ... ... £3.09

      41. To vacate a recognisance or enter satisfaction of a judgment (over and above outlay) .. ... ... £3.69

      42. At the Central Office or other office of the High Court or Supreme Court, Registry of Deeds, Land Registry or other public office, to file, search for or bespeak any document including a certificate of the result of any search (not covered by any other item) .. .. .. ... £1.01

      43. To set down for trial or hearing ... ... ... £1.01

      44. On the appropriate officer to inform him that a cause or matter set down for trial or hearing is settled and may be listed accordingly .. .. .... ... £1.01

      45. On a deponent swearing, or by solicitor or clerk deposing to, any affidavit other than an affidavit of service .. .. ... ... ... £1.01

      46. (a) to search for and obtain a certificate of birth, marriage or death ... ... ... £1.01

      (b) For every certificate in excess of three obtained at the same time ... ... ... £0.33

      47. To make a general search for certificates of birth, marriage or death, per hour ... ... ... £2.02

      48. On printer to insert advertisement in Iris Oifigiúil or other paper, for each publication .. .. .. .. ... ... ... £1.01

      49. (a) On counsel with brief, case for written opinion or instructions to settle any document .. .. ... ... £1.01

      (b) or where counsel's fee is 21 pounds or more .. .. ... ... £2.02

      50. To lodge a notice or other document in the Central Office for transmission not otherwise provided for .. .. ... ... ... 1.01

      51. At the Bank of Ireland and Accountant's Office, on lodgment of money with a pleading or under order or direction of the Court .. .. .. ... ... ... £2.02

      52. On transfer of stocks or securities in or out of Court under any order or direction of the Court .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      53. On transfer of any Government or other stock under power of attorney, for each such transfer .. .. .. ... ... ... £1.34 to £4.03

      54. To obtain draft for payment of cash under an order and payment to payee, for each draft .. ... ... ... £1.34

      NOTE: The total fee for drafts obtained under the same order shall not exceed ... ... ...

      55. To bespeak and procure certificate of funds or copy of Accountant's account ... ... ... £1.01

      56. On the Accountant and the Bank of Ireland for the purpose of depositing effects with the Bank .. ... ... ... £1.68

      57. Necessary and proper attendances not provided for or allowed under any other item .. .. .. ... £1.01 to £6.12

      Note: The solicitor shall also be allowed reasonable travelling expenses actually incurred ... ... ...


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      (8) DRAWING DOCUMENTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR.


      58. Affidavit of service or other formal affidavit .. .. .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      Note: This item includes engrossing affidavit, attending to have it sworn and to file it. ... ... ...

      59. Affidavit (other than affidavit of service, or other formal affidavit), consent, undertaking admission or other similar documents, per folio .. .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      60. Preparation for marking by commissioner for oaths of exhibit to affidavit for each exhibit .. .. .. ... discretionary

      61. Advertisement for Iris Oifigiúil or newspaper or other advertisment to be approved by the Examiner or a Registrar ... ... ... discretionary

      Note: This item includes attending to obtain approval.

      62. Accounts, statements and other documents required for use in Court, per folio ... ... ... discretionary

      63. Pedigree, for each completed ring ... ... ... discretionary

      64. Drawing, issuing, filing and service on one party of— ... ... ...


        (a) notice to proceed under a judgment or order (to include transmission if required) .. .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

        (b) other notices issued, by direction of the Court, a Taxing Master or Registrar.. .. .. .. ... ... ... discretionary


      65. Drawing motion docket on ex parte application to the Master .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      66. Drawing notice of setting down of summons before the Master .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      67. Drawing notice for Iris Oifigiúil or newspaper to a corporation or public body, of issuing of a summons .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      68. Drawing and engrossing recognisance ... ... ... discretionary

      69. Drawing and engrossing satisfaction piece and affidavit .. .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      70. Drawing or filling up a notice to a creditor requiring him to prove his claim ... ... ... discretionary

      71. Drawing any notice or document not otherwise provided for .. .. ... ... ... Discretionary


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      (9) COPIES.


      72. Copy of document— ... ... ...

        (a) typewritten or manuscript copy, per folio .. .. .. ... ... ... £0.07

        (b) carbon copy, per folio .. .. ... ... ... £0.03

        (c) copy printed or reproduced by photographic or other means .. .. ... ... Discretionary


      73. Examining and correcting proof print, per folio ... ... ... £0.02

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      (10) LETTERS, ETC.


      74. (a) Writing, signing and entering letters or telegrams not exceeding one folio ... ... discretionary

      Exceeding one folio .. .. .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      (b) If several letters or circular of the same import For the first .. .. .. discretionary

      For each subsequent letter or circular ... ... ... discretionary

      (c) Carbon copy of letter to send ... ... ... discretionary

      75. Messages and telephone calls not provided for or allowed under any other item ... ... ... Discretionary


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      (11) PERUSALS.


      76. Perusing draft certificate, report, scheme or like document submitted for approval or examination by solicitor .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

      77. Perusing any document not provided for or allowed under any other item, per folio ... ... ... discretionary

      78. Examining, where necessary, claims under Order 55, Part VI— ... ... ...


        (a) where the number does not exceed five .. .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

        (b) for each additional five .. .. ... ... ... discretionary

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      (12) SERVICE


      79. Where more than one attendance is necessary to effect service on, or delivery to, one party of any summons, petition, pleading or notice; or where service is effected within the jurisdiction otherwise than by personal service or by post, or is effected out of the jurisdiction .. ... ... ... Discretionary

      80. Where a summons, petition, pleading or notice is required to be served on, or delivered to, more than one person, service on, or delivery to, each additional person—


        (a) if required to be served personally or delivered .. .. ... ... discretionary

        (b) if service by post authorised ... ... ... discretionary


      81. Service or delivery of any document, not provided for or allowed under any other item—

        (a) if required to be served personally or delivered .. .. .. ... discretionary

        (b) if service by post authorised ... ... ... discretionary


      In addition to the amount allowed under paragraph (a) of this item, a mileage allowance in respect of each mile after the first two miles between the place at which service or delivery is effected and the nearest place of business of the solicitor effecting it. .. .. .. ... ... ... £0.13

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      PART II.
      S.I. No. 16 of 2014

      COSTS OF JUDGMENT IN DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE.

O. 99, r. 39.
      (1) DISTRICT COURT JURISDICTION: If the amount of the judgment does not exceed €15,000

        — Such sum as would be appropriate to a judgment for a like amount in the District Court.

      (2) CIRCUIT COURT JURISDICTION: If the amount of the judgment exceeds €15,000 but does not exceed €75,000

        — Such sum as would be appropriate to a judgment for a like amount in the Circuit Court.

      (3) HIGH COURT JURISDICTION: If the amount of the judgment exceeds €75,000

        — €121 and €12 for each additional service after the first; and this amount shall in every case be exclusive of and in addition to all actual and necessary outlay.
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      PART III.

      NON-CONTENTIOUS PROBATE MATTERS.

O. 99, r. 45

(1) PROBATES.

Effects sworn under
Oath of executor and attendance on the party being sworn
Affidavit for Revenue purposes and attendance on the party being sworn
Probate under seal
Extracting
£
£
£
£
£
5
0.39
0.39
0.17
0.17
20
0.39
0.39
0.17
0.67
100
0.78
0.78
0.17
1.34
200
1.06
1.06
0.45
1.34
300
1.57
1.57
1.18
1.34
450
1.90
1.34
600
2.58
1.34
800
3.53
1.34
1,000
5.10
1.34
1,500
7.06
1.85
2,000
9.41
1.85
3,000
11.82
2.86
4,000
14.17
2.86
5,000
14.95
3.25
6,000
15.74
7,000
16.52
8,000
17.30
9,000
18.09
10,000
18.87
12,000
19.66
14,000
20.44
16,000
21.62
18,000
22.79
20,000
23.97
25,000
25.59
30,000
27.55
35,000
29.51
40,000
32.48
45,000
35.39
50,000
38.36
60,000
41.33
5.26
70,000
47.21
80,000
53.14
90,000
59.02
100,000
64.96
120,000
67.87
140,000
72.80
160,000
79.69
180,000
85.62
200,000
91.50
250,000
97.44
300,000
112.00
350,000
127,51
400,000
131.88
500,000
136.81
      And for every additional £100,000 or any fractional part of £100,000 under which the personal estate is sworn, in addition to the above fees, a further fee, for probate under seal of ... ... ... £9.80

      Instructions for grant and work under the Finance Acts, such sum as may be fair and reasonable, having regard to all the circumstances including:—


        (a) the complexity, importance, difficulty, rarity, or urgency of the question raised;

        (b) the value of the property passing or deemed to pass on the death;

        (c) the amount of duty involved;

        (d) the importance of the matter to the beneficiaries;

        (e) the skill, labour and responsibility involved therein and any specialised knowledge given or applied on the part of the solicitor;

        (f) the number and importance of any documents perused;

        (g) the place where and the circumstances in which the business or any part thereof is transacted and

        (h) the time reasonably expended thereon.


      For engrossing and collating the will, if not exceeding three folios including parchment ... ... £0.56

      if exceeding three folios per folio, including parchment ... ... ... £0.17

      When there are two or more executors, and they are not sworn at the same time, for each attendance after first on their being sworn to oath and affidavit:—


        If the effects are sworn at less than £20 .. .. ... £0.39

        If the effects are sworn at less than £100 .. ... £0.78

        If the effects are sworn at £100 or upwards .. ... £1.01


      In addition to the foregoing fees, there is to be allowed for attending to pay the stamp duty, if the effects are sworn at less than £300 a fee of .. .. .. .. .. £1.01

        If sworn at £300 or upwards, a fee of .. .. .. £2.07
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      (2) LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION WITH WILL ANNEXED.


      In addition to the fees in section (1) for preparing and attendance on the execution of the bond, if the effects are:

        Under £20 .. .. .. .. .. £0.39

        £20 or under £100 .. .. .. .. £1.01

        £100 or upwards .. .. .. .. £1.57


      The engrossing and collating a will or codicil for a grant of probate or letters of administration with the will annexed, when there are pencil marks in the will or codicil, or when the will or codicil is to be registered facsimile in addition to any other fee for engrossing or collating the same:

      If the pencil marks in the will or codicil or in the part or parts thereof to be registered facsimile are two folios, or under ... ... ... ... £0.11

      If exceeding two folios, for every additional folio or part of a folio ... ... ... £0.06


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      (3) LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION INTESTATE.

Effects sworn under
Oath of administrator and attendance on his being sworn and on execution of the bond
Affidavit for Revenue purposes and attendance on the administrator being sworn
Letters of Administration under seal
Extracting
£
£
£
£
£
5
0.39
0.39
0.17
0.17
20
0.50
0.39
0.17
0.67
50
0.78
0.78
0.22
1.34
100
1.40
1.40
0.45
1.34
200
1.57
1.40
0.67
1.34
300
2.07
1.57
1.90
1.34
450
2.58
1.34
600
3.53
1.34
800
5.10
1.34
1,000
7.06
1.34
1,500
10.64
1.34
2,000
14.17
2.86
3,000
14.73
3.25
4,000
15.34
5,000
16.52
6,000
17.70
7,000
18.87
8,000
20.05
9,000
21.28
10,000
22.40
12,000
23.58
14,000
24.81
16,000
26.54
18,000
28.34
20,000
30.07
25,000
32.48
30,000
35.39
35,000
38.36
40,000
42.73
45,000
47.21
50,000
51.58
5.26
60,000
56.11
70,000
64.96
80,000
73.92
90,000
82.66
100,000
91.50
120,000
95.98
140,000
104.83
160,000
112.56
180,000
122.53
200,000
131.48
250,000
140.28
300,000
147.62
350,000
155.01
400,000
162.40
500,000
169.79
      And for every additional £100,000, or any fractional part of £100,000 under which the personal estate is sworn in addition to the above fees, a further fee, for letters of administration under seal .. .. .. .. .. £14.73

      When there are two or more administrators, and they are not sworn at the same time, for each attendance after the first on their being sworn to oath, and affidavit to include attendance on execution of the bond:—


        If the effects are under £20 .. .. .. .. £0.39

        If the effects are £20 or under £100 .. .. .. £0.78

        If the effects are £100 or upwards .. .. .. £1.57


      In addition to the above fees, or preparing bond, if the effects are:—

        Under £20 .. .. .. .. .. £0.28

        £20 and under £50 .. .. .. .. .. £0.50

        £50 and under £100 .. .. .. .. £0.78

        £100 and upwards .. .. .. .. .. £1.01


      In addition to the foregoing fees, there is to be allowed for attending to pay the stamp duty, same as for probate.

      For instructions for grant and work under the Finance Acts as in the case of Probates.


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      (4) DOUBLE OR CESSATE PROBATE.

      If the effects are sworn under
      Attendance in the Probate Office and looking up the will and bespeaking the engrossment
      Oath of the executor and attendance on his being sworn
      Affidavit for Revenue purposes and attendance on the executor being sworn
      Drawing and copying statement in support of application for the duty-paid
      Double or cessate probate under seal
      Extracting
      £
      £
      £
      £
      £
      £
      £
      5
      0.50
      0.39
      0.26
      0.17
      0.17
      20
      0.50
      0.39
      0.26
      0.73
      0.13
      100
      1.01
      0.78
      0.53
      1.01
      0.17
      1.34
      200
      1.01
      1.01
      0.70
      1.01
      0.45
      1.34
      300
      1.01
      1.57
      1.05
      1.01
      1.18
      1.34
      450
      1.01
      1.57
      1.05
      1.01
      1.90
      1.34
      600
      1.01
      1.57
      1.05
      1.57
      1.96
      1.34
      800
      1.01
      1.57
      1.05
      1.57
      1.96
      1.34
      1,000
      1.01
      1.57
      1.05
      1.57
      1.96
      1.34
      1,500
      1.01
      1.57
      1.05
      1.57
      1.96
      1.79
      2,000
      1.01
      1.57
      1.05
      1.57
      1.96
      1.79
      3,000
      1.01
      1.57
      1.05
      1.57
      1.96
      2.86
      4,000
      1.01
      1.57
      1.05
      1.57
      1.96
      2.86
      5,000
      1.01
      1.57
      1.05
      1.57
      1.96
      2.86
      If £5,000 or upwards: The fees to be taken are the same as above, except the extracting fee, which if the effects are of the value of £70,000 or upwards, is ... ... ... £5.38

        The above fee for drawing and copying the statement in support of an application for the duty-paid stamp is to be taken when the statement is five folios or under. If the statement exceeds five folios, for each additional folio ... ... ... £0.22

      Instructions—same as for Probates

      When there are two or more executors to be sworn, and they are not sworn at the same time, for each attendance, after the first on their being sworn, the same fee as on a first grant under the same sum.


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      (5) EXEMPLIFICATION OF PROBATE OR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION WITH OR WITHOUT WILL ANNEXED.


      Attending at the Probate Office (or District Registry), looking up the grant of probate and original will, or grant of administration and bespeaking exemplification .. .. .. £1.01

        Exemplifications under seal and stamp .. .. .. .. £3.36

        Extracting .. .. .. .. .. £1.40

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      (6) DUPLICATE AND TRIPLICATE PROBATES OR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION WITH OR WITHOUT WILL ANNEXED.


      Attending at the Probate Office (or District Registry), looking up the will and bespeaking duplicate or triplicate of a grant and engrossment .. .. .. .. .. £1.01

      Drawing and copying statement in support of application for the duty-paid stamp—The same fee as on a double cessate or probate .. .. .. .. £2.07

      Attending and procuring the duty-paid stamp .. .. .. ..

      Duplicate or triplicate probate, or letters of administration with or without will annexed; if the personal estate is under £100 or any smaller sum, the same fee as on the original grant, if the persona] estate is of the value of £100 or upwards .. .. .. .. .. £1.96

      Extracting .. .. .. .. .. .. £1.40


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      (7) LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION WITH OR WITHOUT WILL ANNEXED DE BONIS NON OR CESSATE.

      If effects sworn under
      Attending at Probate Office looking up and perusing will, and taking account of former grants
      Oath of administrator and attendance on his being sworn and on execution of bond
      Affidavit for Revenue purposes and attendance on administrator being sworn
      Drawing and copying statement in support of application for the duty-paid stamp
      De bonis non or cessate adminitration with our without will under seal and duty-paid stamp
      Extracting
      £
      £
      £
      £
      £
      £
      £
      5
      1.01
      0.78
      0.39
      0.17
      0.17
      20
      1.01
      0.78
      0.39
      0.17
      0.67
      50
      1.01
      1.01
      0.78
      0.22
      1.01
      100
      1.01
      1.57
      1.01
      0.78
      0.45
      1.34
      200
      1.01
      2.07
      1.01
      1.01
      0.67
      1.34
      300
      1.01
      2.58
      1.57
      1.01
      1.85
      1.34
      450
      1.01
      2.58
      1.57
      1.01
      1.85
      1.34
      If £450 or upwards: The fees to be taken are the same as above except the extracting fee which, if the effects are £1,500 and upwards, is .. .. .. .. .. £2.86

      If there has been more than one previous grant, for each grant looked up after the first, a further fee of .. .. .. .. £0.78

      The above fee, for drawing and copying the statement in support of application for the duty-paid stamp is to be taken, if the statement is five folios or under. If it exceeds five folios, for each additional folio .. .. .. .. £0.22

      Attending to pay stamp duty—same as for Probates

      In addition to the above, for preparing the bond, and for each attendance after the first on the administrators being sworn, and on execution of the bond, when there are two or more administrators and they are not sworn at the same time, the same fee as on ordinary grants of letters of administration.


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      (8) PROBATES, SPECIAL OR LIMITED.


      Instructions—same as for probates

      Affidavit for Revenue purposes, and attendance on the executor being sworn thereto—the same fee as on ordinary probates.

      Drawing oath of executor, per folio .. .. .. .. £0.17

      Fair copy of the oath for the Probate Office (or District Registry) per folio .. .. .. .. .. .. £0.06

      Attending at the Probate Office (or District Registry) thereon .. .. .. .. £2.07

      Engrossing same, per folio .. .. .. .. £0.06

      Each attendance on the executors being sworn .. .. .. .. £1.01

Engrossing and collating the will
Special or limited probate, under seal
}
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The same fees as on ordinary probates.
      Extracting

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      (9) LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION, WITH OR WITHOUT WILL ANNEXED, SPECIAL OR LIMITED


      Consulting fee .. .. .. .. .. £1.01

      Perusing and abstracting deeds or other instruments, when necessary, at per folio .. .. .. .. .. £0.06

      Proxy of nomination .. .. .. .. .. £2.07

      Affidavit for Revenue purposes and attendance on the administrators being sworn thereto—the same fees as on ordinary grants of letters of administration

      Drawing special oath of the administrator, per folio .. .. .. .. £0.17

      Fair copy of the oath for the Probate Office (or District Registry) to peruse, per folio.. .. .. .. .. .. £0.06

      Attending at the Probate Office (or District Registry) thereon .. .. .. .. .. .. £2.07

      Engrossing same, per folio .. .. .. .. £0.06

      Each attendance on the administrators being sworn, and on execution of the bond .. .. .. .. £1.01

      Engrossing and collating the will
      Letters of administration under seal and stamp
      }
      }
      }
      The same fees as on ordinary grants of letters of administration, with or without will annexed.

      Extracting


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      (10) COPIES OF, OR EXTRACTS FROM, RECORDS, WILLS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS.


      For attendance at the Probate Office (or District Registry) or Public Record Office and searching for a record, will or other document, or for a grant of probate, letters of administration, with or without will annexed, for five years, or any period less than five years, including the ordering of a copy .. .. £1.01

      For every five years after the first five years .. .. £0.50

      For the perusal of a record, will, or other document, when necessary, for the purpose of ordering extracts, or for any other purpose including the ordering of extracts, per folio .. .. .. £0.06

      For collating an office copy or extract of a record, will, or other document, with the original, or a registered copy thereof, including extracting fee, per folio .. .. .. .. £0.03

      For collating an office copy of the action granting probate or administration with the original entry thereof, including extracting fee .. .. .. .. .. .. £0.17


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      (11) CAVEATS.


      For attendance in the Probate Office and entering or subducting a caveat .. .. .. .. .. .. £1.01

      For attendance in the Probate Office, and giving instructions for warning caveators to enter an appearance .. .. .. .. £1.01

      For service of warning to a caveat and copy .. .. .. .. £0.78

(12) AFFIDAVITS OTHER THAN THE AFFIDAVITS AND OATHS INCLUDED IN THE FEES OF PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION AND DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL ESTATE AND EFFECTS.
      For taking instructions of every affidavit or declaration of personal estate and effects .. .. .. .. .. £1.01

      For drawing, and fair copy of the same, per folio .. .. .. .. £0.17

      For every attendance on the deponents or declarants being sworn or affirmed to such affidavit or declaration .. .. .. .. £1.01

(13) INSTRUMENTS OF RENUNCIATION AND CONSENT, LETTERS OF ATTORNEY, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS.
      For taking instructions for every instrument of renunciation or consent, letters of attorney, or other document .. .. .. .. £1.01

      For drawing, and fair copy thereof, per folio .. .. .. .. £0.17


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      (14) GENERAL.


      Any work not hereinbefore provided for may be charged in accordance with Part I.

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      PART IV.

      BANKRUPTCY.

O. 99, r. 51

SPECIAL ITEMS NOT COVERED BY PART I.

Item

1. Debtor's summons, including all affidavits in support thereof and prior demands for payment ... ... ... ... £10.08

2. Petition of bankruptcy, including all affidavits in support thereof and form of order of adjudication and duplicate, and warrant of seizure ... ... ... £13.44

3. Petition or arrangement, including all affidavits in support thereof, affidavit required to be filed under Deeds of Arrangement Act, 1890, and form of protection order ... ... ... ... £21.50

4. Accounting statement when required £4.03

5. Special account of balance sheet required to be filed by the bankrupt or the arranging debtor in pursuance of an order of the Court, per item ... ... ... £0.05

6. Statement of affairs per item ... ... £0.05
(Subject to a minimum fee of £6.72)

Where a short or preliminary statement of affairs and list of creditors in arrangements is filed in the office before the sitting, per item ... ... ... £0.05
(Subject to a minimum fee of £4.03)

7. Application to dismiss debtor's summons or show cause against adjudication, including affidavit of debtor in support ... ... ... £5.04

8. Bankrupt's offer of composition after bankruptcy ... ... ... ... £5.09

9. Proof of debt when filed ... ... £1.01

10. Authority to vote when completed by creditor in favour of the proposal ..

Note to items 9 and 10 — These items include all correspondence relative to such proofs of debt and authorities. ... ... ... £0.17

11. Certificate of the vesting of estate in assignees or trustees, including filing copy and procuring office copy and attendances to register in the Registry of Deeds (when applicable) ... ... ... ... £2.69

12. Composition bill or note (besides stamp duty) ... ... ... ... ...

Note to items 1 to 12 — The foregoing fees cover all work in taking instructions for and drawing, engrossing, swearing, issuing, filing and serving the documents respectively referred to. ... ... ... £0.10

13. Perusing bankrupt's or arranging debtor's statement of affairs ... ... ... £1.34

14. Perusing bankrupt's or arranging debtor's accounting statement (when required) ... ... ... £1.34

15. Persuing messenger's report or reports

Note to items 13, 14 and 15—These fees may be increased on special grounds, or if the Examiner certifies that it is reasonable so to do. ... ... ... £1.34

16. Attending at and conducting preliminary meeting of creditors in arrangement ... ... ... £4.70

17. Drawing and engrossing and attending on execution of bonds of sureties ... ... ... ... £4.03

18. Drawing, issuing and filing of notice of sittings in bankruptcy or arrangement, and transmitting to one party ... ... ... £2.02

and to each additional party ... ... ... ... £0.17


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Note: Part V as it applied prior to 29 April 2019

PART V.

S.I. No. 161 of 2019

APPEALS FROM CIRCUIT COURT.


O. 99, r. 12(1)
      Item

      1. Instructions for and preparation and lodgment of notice of appeal, including copy for service ... ... ... ... discretionary

      2. Service thereof on solicitor where only one party to be served ... ... ... ... discretionary

      3. For each additional copy served ... ... ... ... discretionary

      4. Each additional service thereof if on a solicitor ... ... ... ... discretionary

      5. Service on person other than a solicitor such reasonable sum as has been paid

      6. Instructions for and preparation and lodgment of notice to vary ... ... ... ... discretionary

      7. Service thereof on solicitor where only one party to be served ... ... ... ... discretionary

      8. For each additional copy served ... ... ... discretionary

      9. Each additional service thereof if on a solicitor ... ... ... ... discretionary

      10. Service on person other than a solicitor such reasonable sum as has been paid.


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      S.I. No. 616 of 2003

      PART VI.

      FEES PAYABLE TO COMMISSIONERS FOR OATHS.


    1. On taking an affidavit, affirmation or declaration … ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Euro 10

    2. On marking exhibits therein referred to and required to be marked


      - for each exhibit … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … ... . Euro 2

      - but not exceeding for all exhibits … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … Euro 30


    3. On attesting the execution of a bond … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … Euro 10.

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