(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 an application for discovery of documents before the commencement of a proceeding—
  • (a) for a prescribed corporation
$662.00
  • (b) for any other person
$466.00
3On filing a document to commence a proceeding in the Supreme 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 corporation
$3 225.00
    • (ii) for any other person
$2 287.00
  • (b) in any other case—
    • (i) for a prescribed corporation
$3 887.00
    • (ii) for any other person
$2 753.00
4On filing a cross action in the nature of a counter claim or third party claim—
  • (a) for a prescribed corporation
$3 887.00
  • (b) for any other person
$2 753.00
5On transferring a proceeding commenced in another court to the Supreme Court—
  • (a) in the case of a prescribed corporation
$3 887.00 less the file commencement fees already paid in respect of the proceeding in the other court
  • (b) in any other case
$2 753.00 less the file commencement fees already paid in respect of the proceeding in the other court
6On filing a notice of appeal or notice of cross appeal for which permission to appeal is required—
  • (a) for a prescribed corporation
$662.00
  • (b) for any other person
$467.00
7On the Court granting permission to appeal or cross appeal—
  • (a) for a prescribed corporation
$3 225.00
  • (b) for any other person
$2 287.00
8On filing a notice of appeal or notice of cross appeal in respect of an appeal as of right—
  • (a) for a prescribed corporation
$3 887.00
  • (b) for any other person
$2 753.00
9On filing a notice of appeal to the Supreme Court against a decision of the Magistrates Court pursuant to section 42 of the Magistrates Court Act 1991$259.00
10On transferring a cross action in the nature of a counter claim or third party claim commenced in another court to the Supreme Court—
  • (a) in the case of a prescribed corporation
$3 887.00 less the fees already paid in respect of the cross action in the other court
  • (b) in any other case
$2 753.00 less the fees already paid in respect of the cross action in the other court
11On setting a date for trial—
  • (a) for a prescribed corporation
$3 887.00
  • (b) for any other person
$2 753.00
12On—
  • (a) 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 previous clauses
$82.50
  • (b) sealing a certificate
$82.50
  • (c) certifying under seal that a document is a true copy
$82.50
13For each request to search and/or inspect a record of the Court, other than a Divorce of Matrimonial Causes record$26.25
14For an unsealed copy of the record of the Court$26.25
15For a sealed copy of the record of the Court
Note—
No fee is payable under clauses 13, 14 or 15 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.
$82.50
16For a copy of evidence—
  • (a) per page in electronic form
$8.85
  • (b) per page in hard copy form
$11.30
17For a copy of the reasons for judgment—per page
Note—
1 copy will be supplied to a party to the proceeding free of charge

$8.85
18For a copy of a document (other than a copy of evidence)—per page$5.30​
19For production of transcript at request of a party where the Court does not require the transcript—per page​$17.80
20Trial fee—for each day or part of a day on which the trial is heard by the Court—
  • (a) for a prescribed corporation
$3 887.00
  • (b) for any other person
$2 753.00
21Suitors' Fund—on interest collected on funds in Court or credited to an account, payable from time to time or prior to the payment or transfer of interest out of any fund or money in Court—
  • (a) if the interest is $10.00 or less
no fee
  • (b) in any other case
3% of amount of interest
22Taxation of costs—
  • (a) on filing a claim for costs in an existing proceeding
$82.50
  • (b) on filing an originating application for taxation of legal costs
$82.50
  • (c) for taxing an itemised claim for costs
5% of amount allowed on taxation (to nearest dollar)
23For opening the Registry (or the Registry remaining open) after hours for urgent execution of process—for each hour or part of an hour$423.00
24For opening the Court (or the Court remaining open) after hours for urgent hearing—for each hour or part of an hour$1 274.00
25On application for admission or re admission as a practitioner$653.00​
26Receiving and entering a writ of summons, warrant of release, decree, order, commission or other instrument under the seal of the Court$68.00
27For—
  • (a) service of a writ of summons
$56.00
  • (b) execution of a warrant of arrest—for each person
$116.00
but, if a writ is served and a warrant executed on a person at the same time$152.00
28For execution of a warrant for the seizure of a ship, cargo or other goods$116.00​
29For the release of any ship, goods or person from seizure or arrest$55.00
30For the execution of a commission of appraisement or sale$116.00
31For the execution of any decree, order, commission or instrument other than 1 otherwise specified in this Part$116.00
32For delivery of a ship or goods to a purchaser$116.00
33For attending the discharge of cargo or removal of a ship or goods—payable per day or part of a day$116.00
34For opening office (or office remaining open) after hours for urgent execution of process—payable per hour or part of an hour$423.00
35On the gross proceeds of any ship or goods sold—
  • (a) for every $200 or part of $200, up to $20 000
$23.10
  • (b) for each additional $200 or part of $200
$14.10
36For retaining possession of a ship (with or without cargo) or of a ship's cargo—for each day or part of a day
Note—
No fee is payable under this Part for the custody and possession of property seized if it consists of money with an ADI, or goods stored in a bonded warehouse, or if it is in the custody of a customs officer or other authorised person.
$68.00