Courts Tasmania

SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA

CIRCULAR TO PRACTITIONERS

No. 5 of 2012    21 June 2012
Appeal Costs Fund Act 1968

As a resulf of an increase in the value of a fee unit under the Fee Units Act 1997 (from $1.40 to $1.44), the appeal costs fund component of the fee payable on a writ (commencing an action) filed in the Supreme Court will, on 1 July 2012, increase from $42.00 to $43.20.

Consequently, the calculation of fees payable and costs claimable on writs for liquidated demands exceeding $50,000 are as follows:

 For Service Within Tasmania

For Service Outside Tasmania

Filing fee on writ (Schedule 2, Item 1)

 410.00

                        410.00 

Fee (Appeal Costs Fund)

 43.20

43.20

Total Filing fee Payable on writ

 453.20

 453.20

   

Costs allowed (Schedule 1, Part 3)

 261.00

 348.00

Total Costs to be endorsed on writ

 714.20

 801.20

     

Costs on signing judgment (Schedule 1, Part 3)

 68.00

 68.00

Total costs to be claimed on signing judgment

 $782.20

 $869.20

 

J A Connolly
REGISTRAR