Court Officers Act, 1926

Court fees.

57.—(1) The Minister may, with the sanction of the Minister for Finance and the concurrence of the committee with whose concurrence or assistance the rules of the court to which the matter relates are made, by order prescribe and from time to time as occasion requires vary or otherwise revise the fees to be charged in the several offices established by this Act and may by any such order prescribe, in addition to the amounts of such fees, the persons by whom and the occasions on which such fees are to be paid and the officers by whom and the manner in which such fees are to be collected.

(2) All fees collected under an order made under this section shall be paid into or disposed for the benefit of the Exchequer in such manner as the Minister for Finance shall direct.

(3) Unless and until the fees to be charged in any office established by this Act are prescribed by an order under this section there shall be charged in such office the fees which immediately before the passing of this Act were chargeable in the office in which was then transacted the business assigned by this Act to the first-mentioned office.

(4) So much of the Courts of Justice Act, 1924 (No. 10 of 1924) as authorises the fees to be charged in any court or office to be fixed by rules of court is hereby repealed.