Registration of Title Act, 1964


14.—(1) The Minister for Justice, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, may by order fix the fees to be taken in the Land Registry for the purposes of this Act and may revoke or amend any such order.

(2) The fees shall, so far as possible, be so fixed as to produce an annual amount sufficient to discharge the salaries, remuneration and other expenses payable under and incidental to the working of this Act.

(3) Any provision of this Act or of general rules requiring or authorising anything to be done or any certificate or other document to be issued by the Registrar or in or from the Land Registry shall be construed as requiring or authorising the same on payment of such fee as may be fixed by order under this Act.

(4) No fee shall be payable—

(a) by the Land Commission on any registration or application for registration under this Act,

(b) on any application for the registration of the ownership of any person to or in whom the Land Commission has transferred or vested registered land where the Land Commission is under a statutory duty to procure such registration.

(5) All fees payable under this Act shall be collected and taken in such manner as the Minister for Finance shall from time to time direct and shall be paid into or disposed of for the benefit of the Exchequer in accordance with the directions of that Minister.

(6) The Public Offices Fees Act, 1879, shall not apply to fees payable under this Act.