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District Court Fees

Instructions and exemptions per S.I. No. 22 of 2014

District Court Fees - schedules

"1. (1) This Order may be cited as the District Court (Fees) Order 2014.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on 3 February 2014.

2. There shall be charged in the offices of the District Court, in respect of each item specified in column (1) of each Part of the Schedule, the fee set out in column (2) of the Part concerned opposite the mention of that item.

3. No fee shall be payable under this Order in—

(a) any family law proceedings, other than in respect of the item specified, at reference number 3, in column (1) of Part 1 of the Schedule,
(b) any matrimonial cause or matter, or
(c) proceedings brought by the Health Service Executive in any matter relating to minors.

4. (1) No fee shall be payable under this Order by or on behalf of—

(a) the Attorney General, in proceedings to which he or she is a party, (b) the Director of Public Prosecutions, in proceedings to which he or she
is a party,
(c) a member of the Garda Síochána, in proceedings for an offence brought by the member concerned,
(d) a Minister of the Government, in proceedings brought by the Minister of the Government concerned,
(e) the Revenue Commissioners, in proceedings brought by them,
(f) a local authority, in proceedings under the Local Authorities (Traffic
Wardens) Act 1975 (No. 14 of 1975), or
(g) a probation and welfare officer, in proceedings under the Probation of Offenders Act 1907 or the Criminal Justice (Community Service) Acts 1983 and 2011.

(2) No fee shall be payable under this Order by or on behalf of any person represented in proceedings (whether civil or criminal) by—

(a) the Chief State Solicitor,
(b) the Chief Prosecution Solicitor, or
(c) a local State Solicitor acting in that capacity.

(3) No fee shall be payable under this Order in respect of a witness called to give evidence in proceedings to which this Article applies by or on behalf of a person to whom this Article applies.

5. The District Court (Fees) Order 2013 (S.I. No 241 of 2013) is revoked."