(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order increases the fees fixed by Table I of the Ecclesiastical Judges, Legal Officers and Others (Fees) Order 2004 (“the 2004 Order”) in relation to faculty proceedings (including proceedings in cases under the Care of Places of Worship Measure 1999), proceedings for an injunction or a restoration order under section 13(4) and (5) of the Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991 (including appeals) and proceedings under section 4 of the Care of Cathedrals (Supplementary Provisions) Measure 1994 (including appeals), and the fees fixed by Table III of the 2004 Order for proceedings in respect of ecclesiastical offences under the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963, including the provision for all cases where proceedings have been instituted under that Measure or where a person has been authorised to lay a complaint under the Measure, and appeals.
The Order contains a new Table IV establishing fees for proceedings under the Clergy Discipline Measure 2003.
The Order also increases the additional fees for appeals fixed by Table II of the 2004 Order and the fees for taxation of costs in Table IV of the 2004 Order (renumbered Table V in this Order) (other than the fees of £50 and 50p payable on taxation of costs, which are fixed at percentages of the £1,000 and £20 figures to which they relate).
The Order also increases the fees payable to the provincial registrars and the Vicars-General under Table V of the 2004 Order (renumbered Table VI in this Order) and provides for annual fees to the President and Deputy President of Tribunals. Table VII of this Order, which provides for certain fees for duties under the Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986 to be calculated in accordance with the Solicitors' (Non-Contentious Business) Remuneration Order 1994, and Table VIII of this Order, which provides for certain fees for elections to the General Synod, or the basis on which they are to be calculated, to be agreed between the diocesan registrar and the diocesan board of finance, remain as in Table VI and Table VII respectively of the 2004 Order.
The revised fees will come into force on 1st January 2006.
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