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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2015


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 39/15

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 39/15

Supreme Court Fees Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Judicature Act
(O.C. 2015-119)

(Filed June 24, 2015)

Under the authority of subsection 55(2) of the Judicature Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, June 24, 2015.

Julia Mullaley
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.2.1 Added.
Waiver of fee

        2.   Sch. Amdt.

        3.   Commencement


NLR 90/07
as amended

        1. The Supreme Court Fees Regulations are amended by adding immediately after section 2 the following:

Waiver of fee

      2.1 (1) A clerk, officer or employee of the Supreme Court who performs a registry function may waive a fee under these regulations in whole or in part where an individual

             (a)  requests that the fee be waived; and

             (b)  provides proof satisfactory to the clerk, officer or employee that he or she is in receipt of income support under the Income and Employment Support Act.

             (2)  A judge of the Supreme Court may waive a fee under these regulations where

             (a)  an individual requests that the fee be waived; and

             (b)  after considering the individual's financial and other circumstances, the judge is satisfied that it is appropriate to waive the fee.

 

        2. (1)  Numbers 4 and 5 of the Schedule to the regulations are repealed and the following substituted:

4.

For every search, except in the case of a party to an action while the action is pending, or for one year after its termination

20.00

5.

Upon every originating document except originating unilateral applications and applications for support

120.00

             (2)  Number 9 of the Schedule to the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

9.

With an order of the Court

60.00

Commencement

        3. These regulations come into force on July 1, 2015.