Filing Fees

Supreme Court (Fees) Rules 2017

SCHEDULE 1 – FEES AND PERCENTAGES

(as at 1 July 2022)

PART 1 – PROCEEDINGS

 ItemFee Units = $1.70$Incl. ACF fee* of $51.00
1.

On the commencement of a cause or matter *
(other than proceedings referred to in items 2 or 3) –

   
  (a) if the plaintiff or applicant is an individual580 986.001037.00
  (b) if the plaintiff or applicant is a small corporation ** 580986.00 1037.00
  (c) if the plaintiff or applicant is a medium corporation **1290 2193.002244.00
 (d) if the plaintiff or applicant is a large corporation 1935 3289.503340.50
1A.On the filing of originating process in representative proceedings19353289.503340.50
2.On commencement of proceedings for admission to the legal profession277470.90 
3.On the filing of an application seeking relief under section 146 of the Land Titles Act 1980580986.00 
4.On the filing of an interlocutory application for injunctive relief or a freezing order -    
 (a) if the applicant is an individual168285.60 
 (b) if the applicant is a corporation271460.70 
5.On the issuing of a subpoena -   
  (a) if the applicant is an individual 3864.60 
 (b) if the applicant is a small corporation **3864.60 
 (c) If the applicant is a medium corporation **4576.50 
 (d) If the applicant is a large corporation5186.70 
6.On the filing of a bill for taxation161273.70 
7.On the taxation for a bill of costs4% of the amount taxed, or such lesser amount as the taxing officer,in the officer's discretion, allows- 
8.On filing a notice instituting an appeal from any order or judgment of the Court or any judge of the Court, or from the Associate Judge to the Full Court -    
 (a) if the appellant or applicant is an individual580986.00 
 (b) if the appellant or applicant is a small corporation580986.00 
 (c) if the appellant or applicant is a medium corporation1 2902193.00 
 (d) if the appellant or applicant is a large corporation 1 9353289.50 
9.On filing a notice instituting an appeal from an inferior court, statutory tribunal or referee -    
 (a) if the appellant or applicant is an individual580986.00 
 (b) if the appellant or applicant is a small corporation580986.00 
 (c) if the appellant or applicant is a medium corporation1 2902193.00 
 (d) if the appellant or applicant is a large corporation1 9353289.50 
10.On filing a writ of execution *** in respect of -    
 (a) a debt not exceeding $20 00064108.80 
 (b) a debt exceeding $20 000129219.30 
11. On the appointment of a mediator who is an employee of, or otherwise engaged by, the Court483 821.10 

PART 2 – ADMINISTRATION

  Fee Units$
1Transcripts
(a) for the initial copy, supplied to a party, of a transcript that is required to be transcribed5 per page8.50
per page
(b) for a copy of a transcript that has already been transcribed2 per page3.40
per page
2For each search or inspection of an index, file, register or document, relating to a cause or matter, made by a person who is not a party to that cause or matter or a practitioner for that party
2644.20
3For a copy of a document1 per page1.70
per page
4Additional fee for a request for registry services that results in a registry staying open after the usual close of business for that registry290493.00

The prescribed fee under the Appeal Costs Fund 1968 is payable upon the filing of a Writ.

**  Plaintiff or applicant must provide a certificate pursuant to the Supreme Court (Fees) Rules 2017 r.7(1)

*** See also Table of Fees for Sheriff’s Costs of Execution

A party may apply for a waiver, reduction, postponement or refund of Court Fees using the attached Application for Fee Waiver Form.