Youth Court Fee Regulations


SCHEDULE

Youth Court fees as published in the South Australian Government Gazette 13 June 2019 and incorporating variations to come into effect on 1 July 2019. 

Fee Amount
On commencement of proceedings for summary applications, summary offences, minor indictable offences or indictable offences

$286.00
plus
$52.00 - if the complaint or information alleges more than 1 offence

On application for an adoption order under the Adoption Act 1988

$184.00​

For copy of evidence

Per Page in electronic form $8.50
Per Page in hard-copy form $10.90

For copy of reasons for judgment (A party to proceedings is entitled to one copy of the reasons without charge.)

$8.50 per page​

For copy of any other document

$5.10 per page​

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

$17.20 per page​

 

 In relation to Care and Protection and Adoption matters there are a number of other fees which may be payable (not to the Court). For more information, please contact:

Screening Unit (Care and Protection matters)                          1300 321 592

Adoption Services (Adoption matters)                                         (08) 8207 0060

 
Children's Protection Regulations
  1. Subject to subclause (3), the fees set out in the table below are payable to an authorised screening unit for conducting a criminal history assessment under these regulations.
  2. The fees set out in the table do not include any GST that may be payable in respect of a particular fee.
  3. An authorised screening unit may determine circumstances in which a fee payable to the unit may be waived or remitted
    1. If the applicant satisfies the authorised screening unit that the relevant position is a voluntary position  -  No fee
    2. If the applicant satisfies the authorised screening unit that the relevant position is a student placement arranged by or through a tertiary institution -  $54.00
    3. In any other case  -  $98.00 

 

Adoption (Fees) Regulations 2019
Schedule 1—Fees 
 
Part 1—Fees in respect of adoption through Prospective Adoptive Parents Register other than overseas subregister
1
Expression of interest under regulation 8(1) of the Adoption (General) Regulations 2018
 
 
 
standard fee
$604
 
 
reduced fee
$389
2
Application for registration as a prospective adoptive parent
 
 
 
standard fee
$795
 
 
reduced fee
$438
 
(The fee includes participation in certain workshops and seminars.)
 
3
Preparation of an assessment report by the Chief Executive under regulation 10 of the Adoption (General) Regulations 2018
 
 
 
standard fee
$774
 
 
reduced fee
$393
4
On selection of an applicant for an adoption order under regulation 19 of the Adoption (General) Regulations 2018
$386
Part 2—Fees in respect of adoption through overseas subregister
5
Expression of interest under regulation 8(1) of the Adoption (General) Regulations 2018
 
 
 
standard fee
$929
 
 
reduced fee
$696
6
Application for registration as a prospective adoptive parent—
 
 
 
standard fee
$1 160
 
 
reduced fee
$967
 
(The fee includes participation in certain workshops and seminars.)
 
7
Preparation of an assessment report by the Chief Executive under regulation 10 of the Adoption (General) Regulations 2018
 
 
 
standard fee
$3 483
 
 
reduced fee
$2 901
8
On preparation of file for lodging with relevant authority of overseas country
$3 094
9
On selection of an applicant for an adoption order for a particular child under regulation 19 of the Adoption (General) Regulations ​2018
 
 
 
(a) for first child to be placed for adoption
$4 023
 
 
(b) for second or subsequent child to be placed for adoption
$3 868
 
(The fee includes the preparation of up to 4 reports after placement of child in accordance with requirements of overseas country)
 
10
Preparation of report after placement of child in accordance with requirements of overseas country (in addition to the 4 reports included in fee under item 9) (for each additional report.)
$263
Part 3—Other fees
11
On lodgement of an application for transfer of registration under regulation 12 of the Adoption (General) Regulations 2018
$326
12
On lodgement of an application for conversion of registration under regulation 13 of the Adoption (General) Regulations 2018
$527
13
For preparation of an assessment report by the Chief Executive following an application for conversion of registration under regulation 13 of the Adoption (General) Regulations 2018
$527
14
For all functions associated with consent to adoption and, where necessary, the preparation of a report under section 22(1) of the Act prior to an application to the Court for an order for adoption of a child by a person other than a person selected as an applicant for an adoption order from the register—
 
 
 
(a) if the application for an adoption order is to relate to only 1 child
$432
 
 
(b) if the application for an adoption order is to relate to more than 1 child
$432 for the first child and $112 for each additional child named in the application
The reduced fee is payable if the person has previously been the subject of an assessment report under regulation 10 of the Adoption (General) Regulations 2018 or a report, prepared by an agency outside this State, that, in the opinion of the Chief Executive, corresponds to an assessment report under that regulation.
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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