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Civil Fees (as amended) Regulations 1989

 

Regulations

The Tables of Fees for the payment of solicitors at Schedules 1 to 3 apply to proceedings where civil legal aid was made available before 1 October 2003.  On that date Schedules 5 to 7, introduced as part of civil legal aid reform, came into force and apply to grants of civil legal aid from 1 October 2003.

The following Schedules have been removed from our published legislation as being no longer relevant:

•    Schedule 1

•    Schedule 2, chapters I and II

Schedule 1 - Fees of solicitors for proceedings in the court of session

Schedule 2 - Fees of solicitors for proceedings in the sheriff court

Schedule 2A - Fees allowable to solictors for simple procedure cases

Schedule 3 - Table of detailed fees chargeable by solicitors for proceedings in the court of session and sheriff court

Schedule 4 - Fees of counsel for proceedings in the court of session, Sheriff Appeal court, sheriff court and Upper Tribunal for Scotland

Schedule 5 - Table of detailed fees chargeable by solicitors for proceedings in the court of session, and the Sheriff Appeal Court , prodeedings listed at regulation 5(3) and proceedings listed in the sheriff court listed in schedule 7

Schedule 6 - Table of fees chargeable by solicitors for proceedings in the sheriff court (except summary cause and executry proceedings and the proceedings listed in schedule 7) and in the Sheriff Appeal Court

Schedule 7 - Sheriff court proceedings for which fees for work done shall only be payable under schedule 5

 

THE CIVIL LEGAL AID (SCOTLAND) (FEES) REGULATIONS 1989[1]

S.I. 1989 No. 1490 (S.119)

 


Made:

14 August 1989

Laid before Parliament:

17 August 1989

Coming into force:

31 August 1989

 

As amended to take account of:

 

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1990 [S.I. 1990 No. 473 (S.58)] coming into force on 1 April 1990 (Regulations 1 and 4 only);

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1991 [S.I. 1991 No. 565 (S.50)] coming into force on 1 April 1991 (Regulations 1, 2 and 4(a) only);

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1994 [S.I. 1994 No. 1015 (S.47)] coming into force on 5 May 1994 (Regulations 1 - 5, 7 and 8 only);

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 1994 [S.I. 1994 No. 1233 (S.64)] coming into force on 27 May 1994;

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1995 [S.I. 1995 No. 1044 (S.88)] coming into force on 5 May 1995;

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1997 [S.I. 1997 No. 689 (S.49)] coming into force on 1 April 1997; and

The Scotland Act 1998 (Consequential Modifications) (No. 1) Order 1999 [S.I. 1999 No. 1042] coming into force on 6 May 1999;

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2002 [S.S.I. 2002 No. 496] coming into force on 1 December 2002;

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2003 [S.S.I. 2003 No. 178] coming into force on 1 October 2003;

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2004 [S.S.I. 2004 No. 281]

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2005 [S.S.I. 2005 No. 449]

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2007 [S.S.I. 2007 No. 14]

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2007 [S.S.I. 2007 No. 181]

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2007 [S.S.I. 2007 No. 438]

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2009 [S.S.I. 2009 No. 203]

The Legal Aid (Supreme Court) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 [S.S.I. 2009 No. 312]

The Advice and Assistance and Civil Legal Aid (Transfer of Tribunal Functions) (No. 1) (Scotland) Regulations 2010 [S.S.I. 2010 No. 166]

The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Solicitors’ Travel Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 [S.S.I. 2011 No. 41]

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2011 [S.S.I. 2011 No. 160]

The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Photocopying Fees and Welfare Reform) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 [S.S.I. 2013 No. 250]

The Legal Aid Aid and  Assistance By Way of Representation (Fees for Time at Court and Travelling (Scotland) Regulations 2014 [S.S.I No. 257]

The Legal Aid (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2015 [S.S.I. No. 337]

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2015 [S.S.I. No 380)

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2016 [S.S.I. 2016 No. 290]

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016 [S.S.I. 2016 No. 257]

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2016 [S.S.I. 2016 No. 317]

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017 [S.S.I. 2017 No. 310]

The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Scotland)(Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019 [S.S.I 2019 No.78]

 


 



[1] The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2004 [S.S.I. 2004 No.281] (in force from 1 July 2004) apply the amendments contained in the Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Regulations 2003 [S.S.I. 2003 No.178] to ‘legal aid other than criminal legal aid’ effectively restating the regulations for civil and applying them, of new, to legal aid under Section 29 of the Act (Children’s Legal Aid).

 


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