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District Court Fees

per S.I. No. 22 of 2014

 

Schedule

District Court Fees - instructions and exemptions 

Part 1: General
Part 2: Civil proceedings
Part 3: Enforcement of court orders proceedings
Part 4: Licensing matters
Part 5: Appeals to circuit court other than appeals in criminal cases
Part 6: Cases Stated
Part 7: Proceedings under Housing (Private Rented Dwellings) Act, 1982
Part 8: Appeals under Betting Act, 1931
Part 9: Small Claims Procedure

 

Part 1: General

Item
(1)

Fee
(2)

Document to be stamped
(3)

1. On the issue of a summons (including a summons issued by a local authority under the Housing Acts) against one defendant or against several joint defendants or for the attendance of one or more witnesses

€15.00

The original summons

2. On obtaining a copy of an information, a certified copy of an order, signed entry or other document

€15.00

The court fee card

3. On obtaining a second or subsequent copy order in family law proceedings, in respect of each such copy

€15.00

The court fee card

4. On an application for the removal of a disqualification order

€55.00

The application or the notice

5. On an application for an order, or on a notice of appeal to the district court

€25.00
(no fee shall be payable for an extension of time for payment of a fine or for an appeal to the circuit court)

The application or the notice

 Part 2: Civil proceedings

Item
(1)

Fee
(2)

Document to be stamped
(3)

1. On the issue of any document initiating civil proceedings for -

(i) a claim consisting solely of a liquidated claim not exceeding €5,000.00 on the date of issue of the document,

€25.00

The original document

(ii) a claim consisting solely of a liquidated claim greater than €5,000.00 but not exceeding €10,000.00 on the date of issue of the document,

€70.00

The original document

(iii) a claim consisting solely of a liquidated claim greater than €10,000.00 on the date of issue of the document,

€80.00

The original document

(iv) all other claims or applications. 

€80.00

The original document

2. On lodging any affidavit (other than an affidavit under Order 47 of the District Court Rules 1997)

€15.00

The affidavit

3. On the issue of a summons in the nature of a subpoena ad testificandum or duces tecum

€15.00

The original summons

4. On the issue of a notice of motion otherwise not specifically provided for

€15.00

The original notice of motion

5. On the issue of a notice of application for compensation under the Malicious Injuries Act 1981

€15.00

The original notice of application

6. On a certificate at the foot of a memorandum for the registration of a decree

€15.00

The certificate or court fee card

7. On the filing of every counterclaim or set off

€15.00

The document filed

8. On an application for an endorsement of a certificate for registration of a judgement mortgage in the Property Registration Authority

€20.00

The certificate

9. On every judgment by default entered in the office (including affidavits)

 

 

(i) judgment for a liquidated sum not exceeding €5,000.00,

€25.00

The request for judgment

(ii) judgment for a liquidated sum greater than €5,000.00
but not exceeding €10,000.00,

€70.00

The request for judgment

(iii) judgment fora liquidated sum greater than €10,000.00 

€80.00

The request for judg ment

 

Part 3: Enforcement of court orders proceedings

Item
(1)

Fee
(2)

Document to be stamped
(3)

1. On the issue of a summons for attendance of a debtor

€15.00

The original order or summons

2. On the issue of a summons for committal in default of payment or of a variation summons

€15.00

The original summons

 

Part 4: Licensing matters

Item
(1)

Fee
(2)

Document to be stamped
(3)

1. On an application for a declaration under section 15(1) of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1960

€150.00

The application

2. On an application for a certificate for the grant of a spirit grocer's or a retail beer dealer's licence -

(a) consequent on a declaration of intention to apply for a certificate,

€150.00

The application

(b) in any other case

€150.00

The application

3. On an application for an interim transfer of a licence or an endorsement under section 28 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1960

€150.00

The application

4. On an application for a certificate of transfer of a licence

€150.00

The notice of intention to apply for a certificate

5. On the issue of a certificate of renewal of a licence

€150.00

The certificate or court fee card

6. On an application for a certificate for the grant of a new wholesale beer dealer's licence

€150.00

The notice of intention to apply for certificate

7. On an application for a Special Exemption Order

€300.00

The application

8. On an application for a General Exemption Order

€150.00

The application

9. On an application for an occasional licence

€150.00

The application

9a. On an application under section 23 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2000 for the licensing of an Authorised Event at a racecourse or greyhound track

€150.00

The application

10. On an application for an order under section 19 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1960

€150.00

The application

10a. On an application for an order under section 20(2) of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2000

€150.00

The application

10b. On an application for an order under section 20(3) of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2000

€150.00

The application

11. On an application for a certificate under section 27 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1960

€150.00

The application

12. On an application for an order under section 10 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1962

€750.00

The application

13. On an application for an authorisation under section 14 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1962

€150.00

The application

14. On an application for an order under section 16 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1962

€150.00

The application

15. On an application for an order under section 17 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1962

€150.00

The application

16. On an application for a declaration under section 16 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1960

€150.00

The application

16a. On an application for a restaurant certificate or a limited restaurant certificate

€150.00

The application

17. On an application for a declaration under section 15(2) of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1960

€150.00

The application

18. On an application for a certificate of registration of a club

€150.00

The application

19. On an application for an authorisation for an extension of club hours

€150.00

The application

20. On inspectingthe Licensing Register or Clubs Register

€35.00

The requisition for inspection or court fee card

21. On an application for a public dancing licence for a period not exceeding one month

€150.00

The application

22. On an application for any other public dancing licence

€335.00

The application

23. On an application for a music and singing licence

€150.00

The application

24. On an application for a certificate for a gaming licence

€150.00

The application

25. On an application for a certificate of qualification to carry on the business of auctioneer or house agent

€150.00

The application

26. On an application for a lottery licence under section 28 of the Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956

€150.00

The application

27. On an application for any other order, declaration, certificate or licence in licensing matters

€150.00

The application

28. On lodging a notice of objection to the renewal of an Intoxicating Liquor Licence

€35.00

The notice

 

Part 5: Appeals to Circuit Court other than appeals in criminal cases

Item
(1)

Fee
(2)

Document to be stamped
(3)

1. On lodgement with the clerk of the District Court of the notice of appeal

€25.00

The notice of appeal

 

Part 6: Cases stated

Item
(1)

Fee
(2)

Document to be stamped
(3)

1. On delivery of a case stated

€25.00

The original case stated

 

Part 7: ProceedingsunderHousing (Private Rented Dwellings) Act 1982

Item
(1)

Fee
(2)

Document to be stamped
(3)

1. An application under the above act (including an appeal under section 26(5))

€15.00

The application or the notice of appeal

2. An order determining an application referred to at reference number 1 of this column

€15.00

The order or court fee card

 

Part 8: Appeals under Betting Act 1931

Item
(1)

Fee
(2)

Document to be stamped
(3)

1. On every notice of appeal under section 13 of the Betting Act 1931

€165.00

The notice

 

Part 9: Small claims procedure 

Item
(1)

Fee
(2)

Document to be stamped
(3)

1. On lodging an application with the Small Claims Registrar

€25.00

The application or court fee card

2. On lodging a Notice of Dispute with a counterclaim with the Small Claims Registrar

€25.00

The notice or court fee card