(as at 1 July 2021)
 FeeAmount
1On filing a final notice of claim -
  • (a) in the case of a notice of claim filed using the Electronic System
$23.50
  • (b) in any other case
$56.50
2On filing a minor civil action$159.00
3On filing a cross action in the nature of a counter claim or a third party claim in a minor civil action$159.00
4On filing a document to commence any other proceeding under the Magistrates Court Act 1991
  • (a) where the claim is not for money—
    • (i) in the case of a prescribed corporation
$587.00
    • (ii) in any other case
$346.00
  • (b) where the amount claimed, or the value of the property the subject of the proceeding, exceeds $12 000.00 but does not exceed $25 000.00 —
    • (i) in the case of a prescribed corporation
$587.00
    • (ii) in any other case
$346.00
  • (c) where the amount claimed, or the value of the property the subject of the proceeding, exceeds $25 000.00 but does not exceed $50 000.00—
    • (i) in the case of a prescribed corporation
$836.00
    • (ii) in any other case
$445.00
  • (d) where the amount claimed, or the value of the property the subject of the proceeding, exceeds $50 000.00—
    • (i) in the case of a prescribed corporation
$1 225.00
    • (ii) in any other case
$836.00
5On filing a cross action in the nature of a counter claim or third party claim in any other proceeding under the Magistrates Court Act 1991
  • (a) where the claim is not for money—
    • (i) in the case of a prescribed corporation
$587.00
    • (ii) in any other case
$346.00
  • (b) where the amount claimed, or the value of the property the subject of the proceeding, exceeds $12 000.00 but does not exceed $25 000.00—
    • (i) in the case of a prescribed corporation
$587.00
    • (ii) in any other case
$346.00
  • (c) where the amount claimed, or the value of the property the subject of the proceeding, exceeds $25 000.00 but does not exceed $50 000.00—
    • (i) in the case of a prescribed corporation
$836.00
    • (ii) in any other case
$445.00
  • (d) where the amount claimed, or the value of the property the subject of the proceeding, exceeds $50 000.00—
    • (i) in the case of a prescribed corporation
$1 225.00
    • (ii) in any other case
$836.00
6For issuing and administering an investigation or examination summons under the Magistrates Court Act 1991$60.50
7On commencement of a proceeding under any other Act$159.00​
8On filing a cross action in the nature of a counter claim or a third party claim in any proceeding under any other Act$159.00​
9On setting a date for trial—
  • (a) for a minor civil action—
    • (i) where the amount claimed does not exceed $4 000.00
$222.00
    • (ii) in any other case
$668.00
  • (b) for any other proceeding under the Magistrates Court Act 1991
    • (i) in the case of a prescribed corporation
​$1 114.00
    • (ii) in any other case
$836.00
10For publishing an advertisementactual costs reasonably incurred​
11For each request to search and/or inspect a record of the Court$26.25
12For an unsealed copy of the record of the Court$26.25
13For a sealed copy of the record of the Court$82.50
14For copy of evidence
  • (a) per page in electronic form
$8.85
  • (b) per page in hard copy form
$11.30
15For copy of reasons for judgment—per page
Note—
1 copy will be supplied to a party to the proceeding free of charge.
$8.85​
16For copy of any other document—per page$5.30
17For production of transcript at request of a party where the Court does not require the transcript—per page$17.80
18Suitors' Fund—on interest collected on funds in Court or credited to an account, payable on transfer of interest out of the fund or account or at such earlier time or times as required by the Court—
  • (a) if the interest is $10.00 or less
no fee
  • (b) in any other case
3% of amount of interest
19Taxation of costs: on lodging a claim for costs in an existing proceeding (other than in a minor civil action)$82.50
20For opening Registry (or Registry remaining open) after hours for urgent execution of process—for each hour or part of an hour$423.00​
21For opening Court (or Court remaining open) after hours for urgent hearing—for each hour or part of an hour$1 274.00​

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