Courts Tasmania

SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA

CIRCULAR TO PRACTITIONERS

No.5 19 June 2007
APPEAL COSTS FUND ACT 1968

The appeal costs fund component of the fee payable on a writ filed in the Supreme Court will, on 1 July 2007, increase from $36.30 to $37.50.

Consequently, the calculation of fees payable and costs claimable on writs for liquidated demands exceeding $20,000 are as follows:

For Service

Within Tasmania

Outside Tasmania

Filing fee on writs (Schedule 2, Item 5)

380.00

380.00

Fee (Appeal Costs Fund)

37.50

37.60

Total filing fee payable on writ

417.50

417.50

Costs allowed (Schedule 1, Part 3)

214.00

285.00

Total Costs to be endorsed on writ

631.50

702.50

Costs on signing judgment (Schedule 1, Part 3)

56.00

56.00

Total costs to be claimed on signing judgment

$687.50

$758.50

Elizabeth Knight

REGISTRAR