1 Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Registration of Civil Partnerships (Fees) Order 2014 and comes into force on 1st September 2014.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 September 2014: see above.

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2 Fees payable

2Fees payable

In respect of the matters set out in column 1 of Schedule 1, the fee specified in column 3 is payable to the person specified in column 4.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 September 2014: see art 1.

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3 Revocations

3Revocations

The following Orders are revoked—

(a)    the Registration of Civil Partnerships (Fees) Order 2005;

(b)    the Registration of Civil Partnerships (Fees) (No 2) Order 2005;

(c)    the Registration of Civil Partnerships (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2010;

(d)    the Registration of Civil Partnerships (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2012.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 September 2014: see art 1.

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Signature

James Brokenshire

Minister of State

Home Office

7th July 2014

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SCHEDULE 1

SCHEDULE 1 Article 2
Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Fee payable for—Fee payable up until 1st September 2014Fee payable from 1st September 2014Fee payable to—
1Attestation by an authorised person of the necessary declaration£35.00£35.00The registration authority to which a notice of proposed civil partnership (“the notice”) is given
2Attendance of an authorised person at a place other than one provided by the registration authority, for the purpose of attesting the necessary declaration under—
    the procedure for housebound persons or;
    the procedure for detained persons
The registration authority to which the notice is given
£46.00£47.00
£67.00£68.00
3Attestation by an authorised person of the necessary declaration under the special procedure£3.00£3.00The registration authority to which the notice is given
4Application to shorten the waiting period£28.00£28.00The Registrar General
5Issue of Registrar General's licence£15.00£15.00The Registrar General
6Signing by the civil partnership registrar of the civil partnership schedule£45.00£46.00The registration authority which designated that individual a civil partnership registrar
7Attendance of the civil partnership registrar for the purpose of signing the civil partnership schedule under—
    the procedure for housebound persons;
    the procedure for detained pertsons
The registration authority which designated that individual a civil partnership registrar
£79.00£81.00
£86.00£88.00
8Attendance of the civil partnership registrar in whose presence the Registrar General's licence is signed£2.00£2.00The registration authority which designated that individual a civil partnership registrar
9For a certified copy issued by a registration authority—
    when application is made at the time of the formation of the civil partnership;
    in any other case
The registration authority
£4.00£4.00
£10.00£10.00
10For a certified extract issued by a registration authority—
    when application is made at the time of the formation of the civil partnership;
    in any other case
The registration authority
£4.00£4.00
£10.00£10.00
11For a certified copy or certified extract issued by the Registrar General£9.25£9.25The Registrar General
12On giving notice to a registration authority under the Civil Partnership (Registration Abroad and Certificates) Order 2005, article 17(2) (certificate of no impediment)£35.00£35.00The registration authority
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 September 2014: see art 1.

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order consolidates all previous statutory instruments made under section 34(1) of the Act.

In addition, it increases some of the fees payable from 1st September 2014 in relation to the registration of civil partnerships. The Order specifies the amount of the fee, both before and after the 1st September 2014, and to whom it is payable.

An impact assessment has not been prepared for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.

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