​The following details all of the District Court fees

Civil fees as at 1 July 2020 (Schedule 1)

Fee Amount Notes
On filing a final notice of claim

​(a) in the case of a notice of claim filed using the Electronic System- $23.10

(b) in any other case                                                                  - $55.50

On filing an application for discovery of documents before the commencement of a proceeding

a) For a prescribed corporation  - $245.00
b) For any other person            - $174.00

On filing a document to commence a proceeding in the District Court

(a) in the case where a fee has previously been paid for filing an application for discovery of documents relating to the subject-matter of the proceeding -

(i)  for a prescribed corportation   - $1,664.00

(ii) ​for any other person               - $1,180.00​

 

(b) in any other case -

(i)  for a prescribed corporation    - $1,909.00

(ii) for any other person               - $1,354.00

 

On transferring a proceeding commenced in the Magistrates Court to the Court

​(a) in the case of a prescribed corporation

- $1,909.00 less the fees already paid in respect of the proceeding in the Magistrates Court

(b) in any other case

- $1,354.00 less the fees already paid in respect of the proceeding in the Magistrates Court

On filing an application under the National Credit Code

$268.00

On filing a cross action in the nature of a counter claim or third party claim

a) for a prescribed corporation - $1,909.00
b) for any other person           - $1,354.00

On transferring a cross action in the nature of a counter claim or third party claim commenced in the Magistrates Court to the Court

​(a) in the case of a prescribed corporation

- $1,909.00 less the fees already paid in respect of the cross action in the Magistrates Court

(b) in any other case

- $1,354.00 less the fees already paid in respect of the cross action in the Magistrates Court

On setting a date for trial

(a) for a prescribed corporation - $1,909.00

​(b) for any other person            - $1,354.00​

On filing a notice of appeal or notice of cross appeal to the Court constituted of a Judge (other than a notice of appeal to the ADD)

​(a) for a prescribed corporation  - $1,909.00

(b) for any other person             - $1,354.00

On filing or lodging an application, notice or other document that does not relate to a proceeding for which a fee has been paid under any of the preceding clauses

a) For a prescribed corporation - $245.00
b) For any other person            - $174.00

For sealing a certificate or certifying under seal that a document is a true copy

$81.00

For each request to search and/or inspect a record of the Court

$25.80

For an unsealed copy of the record of the Court

​$25.80

For a sealed copy of the record of the Court

​$81.00

For copy of evidence

Per Page in electronic form   - $8.70
Per Page in hard-copy form  - $11.10

 

 
For copy of reasons for judgment

$8.70 per page​

(One copy will be supplied to a party to the proceedings free of charge.)​

For copy of any other document

$5.20 per page​

For production of transcript at request of a party where the Court does not require the transcript

$17.50 per page​

Trial fee - for each day part of a day on which a trial is heard by the Court

a) For a prescribed corporation - $1,909.00
b) For any other person           - $1,354.00

 

 

 
Suitors' Fund: on interest collected on funds in Court or credited to an account.

(a) if the interest is $10.00 of less - no fee

(b) in any other case                     - 3% of amount of interest

(The fee is payable on transfer of interest out of the fund or account or at such earlier time or times as required by the Court.)​

Taxation of costs

(a) on filing a claim for costs in an existing proceeding

- $81.00

(b) on filing an originating application for taxation of legal costs

- $81.00

c) for taxing an itemised claim for costs

- 5% of amount allowed on taxation (to nearest dollar)

For opening Registry (or Registry remaining open) after hours for urgent execution of process

$415.00 per hour or part of an hour​

For opening Court (or Court remaining open) after hours for urgent hearing

$1,250.00 per hour or part of an hour​

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Criminal Injuries fees as at 1 July 2020 (Schedule 2)

Fee Amount Notes
On filing a document by which a proceeding is commenced

​(a) for a prescribed corporation - $245.00

(b) for any other person            - $174.00

For each request to search and/or inspect a record of the Court

$25.80

No fee is payable for a request made in respect of a record relating to criminal proceedings by or on behalf of the defendant or the victim of the offence that is the subject of those proceedings.

 
For an unsealed copy of the record of the Court

​$25.80

​No fee is payable for a request made in respect of a record relating to criminal proceedings by or on behalf of the defendant or the victim of the offence that is the subject of those proceedings.

For a sealed copy of the record of the Court

​$81.00

​No fee is payable for a request made in respect of a record relating to criminal proceedings by or on behalf of the defendant or the victim of the offence that is the subject of those proceedings.

For copy of evidence

Per Page in electronic form  - $8.70
Per Page in hard-copy form - $11.10

 

 

 
For copy of reasons for judgment

$8.70 per page​

One copy will be supplied to a party to the proceedings free of charge​

For copy of any other document

$5.20 per page​

For production of transcript at request of a party where the court does not require the transcript

$17.50 per page​

Taxation of costs

a) on filing a claim for costs in an existing proceeding

- $81.00

b) on filing an originating application for taxation of legal costs

- $81.00

c) for taxing an itemised claim for costs

5% of amount allowed on taxation (to nearest dollar)

For opening Registry (or Registry remaining open) after hours for urgent execution of process

$415.00 per hour or part of an hour​

For opening Court (or Court remaining open) after hours for urgent hearing

$1,250.00 per hour or part of an hour​

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Criminal fees as at 1 July 2020 (Schedule 3) 

Fee Amount Notes
For each request to search and/or inspect a record of the Court

$25.80

No fee is payable for a request made in respect of a record relating to criminal proceedings by or on behalf of the defendant or the victim of the offence that is the subject of those proceedings.

For an unsealed copy of the record of the Court

$25.80​

​No fee is payable for a request made in respect of a record relating to criminal proceedings by or on behalf of the defendant or the victim of the offence that is the subject of those proceedings.

 

For a sealed copy of the record of the Court

$81​.00

​No fee is payable for a request made in respect of a record relating to criminal proceedings by or on behalf of the defendant or the victim of the offence that is the subject of those proceedings.

 

For sealing a certificate or certifying under seal that a document is a true copy

$81.00

For copy of evidence

(a) per page in electronic form $8.70
(b) per page in hard-copy form $11.10

 

 

 
For copy of reasons for judgment

$8.70 per page

One copy will be supplied to a party to the proceedings free of charge.​

For copy of any other document

$5.20 per page

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Note: Trial Fees payable by the plaintiff in the Criminal Injuries Division follow the Civil Division Schedule 1.