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SLI 2015 No. 70 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012 and the Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012 in relation to fees payable in the Federal Court of Australia, Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia after 1 July 2015.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Made 28 May 2015
Registered 02 Jun 2015
Tabled HR 15 Jun 2015
Tabled Senate 15 Jun 2015
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2015
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the
This Legislative Instrument has been subject to a Motion to Disallow:
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Resolution Date:
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Resolution Time:
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Sch 2
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10-Sep-2015
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Table of contents.

 

Federal Courts Legislation Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 70, 2015

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 28 May 2015

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

George Brandis QC

Attorney‑General

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1Amendment of the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012   2

Part 1Main amendments                                                                                         2

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012                              2

Part 2Application of amendments                                                                   14

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012                            14

Schedule 2Amendment of the Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012 15

Part 1Main amendments                                                                                       15

Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012                                                                      15

Part 2Application of amendments                                                                   19

Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012                                                                      19


1  Name

                   This is the Federal Courts Legislation Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 July 2015.

1 July 2015

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the following Acts:

                     (a)  the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976;

                     (b)  the Family Law Act 1975;

                     (c)  the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendment of the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012

Part 1Main amendments

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012

1  Section 1.03

Insert:

public authority has the meaning given by subsection 1.04(4).

2  Paragraph 1.04(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

3  Paragraph 1.04(2)(a)

Omit “that is not a public authority”.

4  At the end of subsection 1.04(2)

Add:

                   ; (d)  a public authority.

5  Subsection 1.04(4) (subparagraph (a)(iii) of the definition of public authority)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                            (iii)  any other non‑corporate Commonwealth entity within the meaning of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013;

6  Paragraphs 2.02(2)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  if the corporation is a publicly listed company and a fee is mentioned in the item for a publicly listed company—that fee; or

                   (ab)  if the corporation is a publicly listed company and a fee is mentioned in the item for a corporation, but not for a publicly listed company—that fee; or

                     (b)  if the corporation is not a publicly listed company and a fee is mentioned in the item for a corporation—that fee; or

7  Paragraph 2.02(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the item mentions different fees for different persons; and

8  At the end of subsection 2.08(2)

Add:

                   ; (h)  an application under section 23 of the International Arbitration Act 1974 for the issue of a subpoena.

9  Subsection 2.20(1)

After “104,”, insert “107,”.

10  Subsection 2.20(1)

Omit “1 July 2014”, substitute “1 July 2016”.

11  Schedule 1

Repeal the Schedule, substitute:

Schedule 1Fees

Note:       See section 2.02.

Part 1Fees for proceedings in the Federal Court

                   The following table sets out fees payable in relation to proceedings in the Federal Court.

 

Fees for proceedings in the Federal Court

Item

Document or service

Fee

101

Filing of a document by which a proceeding in the Federal Court is commenced, other than:

(a) a proceeding or application mentioned in item 102 to 104, 112, 113 or 115 to 115B; or

(b) an appeal from a judgment of a court; or

(c) an application for leave or special leave to appeal; or

(d) an incidental proceeding in the course of, or in connection with, a proceeding; or

(e) an application under the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

(a) for a corporation—$3 650

(b) in any other case—$1 255

102

Filing of an application under section 46PO or 46PP of the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986

$55

103

Filing of an application under section 539 of the Fair Work Act 2009 in either of the following circumstances:

(a) the applicant has been dismissed from employment in alleged contravention of Part 3‑1 of that Act;

(b) the applicant alleges a breach of section 351 of that Act

The fee prescribed under subsection 395(2) of the Fair Work Act 2009 for the filing of the application

104

Filing of an application under section 539 of the Fair Work Act 2009 if the applicant has been dismissed from employment in alleged contravention of section 772 of that Act

The fee prescribed under subsection 395(2) of the Fair Work Act 2009 for the filing of the application

105

Filing of a bill of costs

$405

106

Filing of an affidavit or other document originating an application for leave or special leave to appeal

(a) for a corporation—$3 640

(b) in any other case—$1 685

107

Filing of a notice of appeal commencing an appeal from a judgment of a court if no fee has been paid under item 106

(a) for a corporation—an amount equal to the sum of the fees mentioned in items 106 and 109 for a corporation

(b) in any other case—an amount equal to the sum of the fees mentioned in items 106 and 109 for a person other than a corporation

108

Filing of a notice of appeal commencing an appeal from a decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

(a) for a corporation—$9 095

(b) in any other case—$4 215

109

Filing of a notice of appeal in a proceeding in relation to which a fee has been paid under item 106

(a) for a corporation—$5 460

(b) in any other case—$2 530

110

Filing of an application to review a decision of the Registrar of the Federal Court under subsection 35A(5) of the Federal Court Act

(a) for a corporation—$1 485

(b) in any other case—$610

111

Filing of:

(a) an interlocutory application, other than an interlocutory application mentioned in another item; or

(b) an application under the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010, other than an application mentioned in item 115C

(a) for a corporation—$1 120

(b) in any other case—$455

112

Filing of a document by which a proceeding in the Federal Court under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 is commenced

(a) for a publicly listed company—$5 075

(b) for a corporation—$3 385

(c) for a public authority—$3 385

(d) in any other case—$1 410

113

Filing of an application for an order for substituted service of a bankruptcy notice

(a) for a publicly listed company—$1 130

(b) for a corporation—$750

(c) for a public authority—$750

(d) in any other case—$310

114

Filing of a cross‑claim

(a) for a corporation—$3 650

(b) in any other case—$1 255

115

Filing of an urgent application without notice, by a person (the prospective applicant) who intends to commence a proceeding, for any of the following:

(a) if the proceeding relates to property—an order:

(i) for the detention, custody, preservation or inspection of property; or

(ii) to authorise a person to enter land, or do an act or thing, to give effect to the order;

(b) if the proceeding relates to the right of the prospective applicant to an amount in a fund—an order that the amount in the fund be paid into the Federal Court or otherwise secured

(a) for a corporation—$6 385

(b) in any other case—$2 320

 

115A

Filing of an application, including an interlocutory application, for an order:

(a) restraining a person from removing, disposing of, dealing with, or diminishing the value of, assets; or

(b) for the purpose of preventing the frustration or inhibition of the Court’s process by seeking to meet a danger that a judgment or prospective judgment of the Court will be wholly or partly unsatisfied

(a) for a corporation—$6 385

(b) in any other case—$2 320

115B

Filing of an application, including an interlocutory application, for an order for the purpose of securing or preserving evidence and requiring a person to permit other persons to enter premises for the purpose of securing the preservation of evidence that is, or may be, relevant to an issue in a proceeding or anticipated proceeding

(a) for a corporation—$6 385

(b) in any other case—$2 320

115C

Filing of an application to register a New Zealand judgment under the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

$110

116

Setting down for hearing a proceeding (including an application, appeal, cross‑claim or cross‑appeal) or an issue in question in a proceeding

(a) for a corporation—$6 090

(b) in any other case—$2 505

117

For the hearing of an application (including a cross‑claim) under subsection 35A(5) of the Federal Court Act—for each day or part of a day

(a) for a corporation—$2 435

(b) in any other case—$995

118

For the hearing of an application (including a cross‑claim) other than:

(a) an application mentioned in item 117; or

(b) an issue or question in such an application; or

(c) an appeal (including a cross‑appeal);

for the second, third and fourth days, or part of those days

(a) for a corporation—$2 435

(b) in any other case—$995

119

For the hearing of an application (including a cross‑claim) other than:

(a) an application mentioned in item 117; or

(b) an issue or question in such an application; or

(c) an appeal (including a cross‑appeal);

for the fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth days, or part of those days

(a) for a corporation—$4 385

(b) in any other case—$1 660

120

For the hearing of an application (including a cross‑claim) other than:

(a) an application mentioned in item 117; or

(b) an issue or question in such an application; or

(c) an appeal (including a cross‑appeal);

for the tenth, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th days, or part of those days

(a) for a corporation—$8 645

(b) in any other case—$3 340

121

For the hearing of an application (including a cross‑claim) other than:

(a) an application mentioned in item 117; or

(b) an issue or question in such an application; or

(c) an appeal (including a cross‑appeal);

for the 15th and subsequent days, or part of the 15th and subsequent days

(a) for a corporation—$12 970

(b) in any other case—$5 010

121A

For the hearing for an examination by a Registrar of the Federal Court under section 50 or 81 of the Bankruptcy Act 1966—for each day or part of a day

(a) for a publicly listed company—$3 660

(b) for a corporation—$2 435

(c) for a public authority—$2 435

(d) in any other case—$995

122

For the hearing for an examination by a Registrar of the Federal Court under Division 1 of Part 5.9 of the Corporations Act 2001—for each day or part of a day

(a) for a corporation—$2 435

(b) in any other case—$995

123

On request, production of file of the Federal Court and the making of a copy or copies of a document or documents in the file (regardless of the number of documents to which the request relates)

(a) for the production of the file—$50

(b) for each page included in a copy made in accordance with the request—$1

124

For each service or execution, or attempted service or execution, of process of the Federal Court by an officer of the Federal Court

An amount equal to:

(a) the amount of any expenses reasonably incurred by the officer in the service or execution, or attempted service or execution, of the process; and

(b) a charge worked out at the hourly rate of salary payable to the officer for the time involved in the service or execution, or attempted service or execution

125

For the seizure and sale of goods by an officer of the Federal Court in the execution of process of the court (except in relation to a proceeding under the Admiralty Act 1988)

$1 090

126

For issuing a subpoena

(a) for a corporation—$210

(b) in any other case—$105

127

For issuing a summons to a person, under section 50 or 81 of the Bankruptcy Act 1966, to attend an examination about a debtor’s examinable affairs

(a) for a publicly listed company—$700

(b) for a corporation—$460

(c) for a public authority—$460

(d) in any other case—$230

128

For taxation of a bill of costs in which the amount claimed in the bill is $10 000 or less

$1 190

129

For taxation of a bill of costs in which the amount claimed in the bill is more than $10 000 and no more than $100 000

$4 065

130

For taxation of a bill of costs in which the amount claimed in the bill is more than $100 000 and no more than $500 000

$4 640

131

For taxation of a bill of costs in which the amount claimed in the bill is more than $500 000

$5 225

132

For mediation by an officer of the Federal Court—for each attendance at the mediation

(a) for a corporation—$1 905

(b) in any other case—$815

Note:       The fees mentioned in this Part (other than the fees mentioned in items 102, 103, 104, 107 and 124) are subject to biennial increase under section 2.20.

Part 2Fees for proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court

                   The following table sets out fees payable in relation to proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court.

 

Fees for proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court

Item

Document or service

Fee

201

Filing of a document by which a proceeding in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia seeking final orders is commenced, other than:

(a) a proceeding mentioned in any of items 202, 204 to 206 and 208 to 214; or

(b) an application under the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

(a) for a corporation—$1 445

(b) in any other case—$600

 

202

Filing of an application under section 46PO or 46PP of the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986

$55

 

203

Filing of a bill of costs

$230

 

204

Filing of:

(a) a document seeking interlocutory, interim or procedural orders (other than a proceeding mentioned in item 202); or

(b) an application under the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010, other than an application mentioned in item 214A

(a) for a corporation—$870

(b) in any other case—$350

 

205

Filing of an application to review an exercise of power by the Registrar of the Federal Circuit Court under subsection 104(2) of the Federal Circuit Court Act

(a) for a corporation—$870

(b) in any other case—$350

 

206

Filing of a document by which a proceeding in the Federal Circuit Court under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 is commenced

(a) for a publicly listed company—$5 075

(b) for a corporation—$3 385

(c) for a public authority—$3 385

(d) in any other case—$1 410

 

207

Filing, by a person other than the applicant, of a document seeking the making of final orders different from those sought by the applicant (other than in a proceeding mentioned in item 202)

(a) for a corporation—$1 445

(b) in any other case—$600

 

208

Filing of an application for an order for substituted service of a bankruptcy notice

(a) for a publicly listed company—$565

(b) for a corporation—$380

(c) for a public authority—$380

(d) in any other case—$150

 

209

Filing of an application under section 539 of the Fair Work Act 2009 in either of the following circumstances:

(a) the applicant has been dismissed from employment in alleged contravention of Part 3‑1 of that Act;

(b) the applicant alleges a breach of section 351 of that Act

The fee prescribed under subsection 395(2) of the Fair Work Act 2009

 

210

Filing of an application under section 539 of the Fair Work Act 2009 if the applicant has been dismissed from employment in alleged contravention of section 772 of that Act

The fee prescribed under subsection 395(2) of the Fair Work Act 2009

 

211

Filing of an application under section 539 of the Fair Work Act 2009 if the applicant indicates that the applicant wants the small claims procedure under section 548 of that Act to apply, and the claim is less than $10 000

$210

 

212

Filing of an application under section 539 of the Fair Work Act 2009 if the applicant indicates that the applicant wants the small claims procedure under section 548 of that Act to apply, and the claim is between $10 000 and $20 000

$345

 

213

Filing of an application under the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 if the applicant indicates that the applicant wants the small claims procedure under section 199 of that Act to apply, and the claim is less than $10 000

$210

 

214

Filing of an application under the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 if the applicant indicates that the applicant wants the small claims procedure under section 199 of that Act to apply, and the claim is between $10 000 and $20 000

$345

 

214A

Filing of an application to register a New Zealand judgment under the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

$110

 

215

Setting down for hearing for final orders of a proceeding or an issue in question in a proceeding (other than a proceeding under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 or a proceeding mentioned in item 202)

(a) for a corporation—$1 735

(b) in any other case—$715

 

216

For hearing for final orders of a proceeding or an issue in question in a proceeding (other than a proceeding under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 or a proceeding mentioned in item 202)—for each hearing day or part of a hearing day (other than the first hearing day)

(a) for a corporation—$1 735

(b) in any other case—$715

 

217

For the hearing for an examination by a Registrar of the Federal Circuit Court under section 50 or 81 of the Bankruptcy Act 1966—for each day or part of a day

(a) for a publicly listed company—$2 605

(b) for a corporation—$1 735

(c) for a public authority—$1 735

(d) in any other case—$715

 

218

For the hearing of an application (including a cross‑claim) under subsection 104(3) of the Federal Circuit Court Act—for each day or part of a day

(a) for a corporation—$1 735

(b) in any other case—$715

 

219

On request, production of a file of the Federal Circuit Court and the making of a copy or copies of a document or documents in the file (regardless of the number of documents to which the request relates)

(a) for the production of the file—$50

(b) for each page included in a copy made in accordance with the request—$1

 

220

Each service or execution, or attempted service or execution, of the process of the Federal Circuit Court by an officer of the court (other than in a proceeding mentioned in item 202)

An amount equal to:

(a) the amount of any expenses reasonably incurred by the officer in the service or execution, or attempted service or execution, of the process; and

(b) a charge worked out at the hourly rate of salary payable to the officer for the time involved in the service or execution, or attempted service or execution

 

221

Seizure and sale of goods by an officer of the Federal Circuit Court in the execution of the process of the court (other than in relation to a proceeding under the Admiralty Act 1988 or a proceeding mentioned in item 202)

$545

 

222

For issuing a subpoena

(a) for a corporation—$140

(b) in any other case—$70

 

223

For issuing a summons to a person, under section 50 or 81 of the Bankruptcy Act 1966, to attend an examination about a debtor’s examinable affairs

(a) for a publicly listed company—$700

(b) for a corporation—$460

(c) for a public authority—$460

(d) in any other case—$230

 

224

Mediation by an officer of the Federal Circuit Court (other than in a proceeding mentioned in item 202)—for each attendance at the mediation

$480

 

Note:       The fees mentioned in this Schedule (other than the fees mentioned in items 202, 209, 210 and 220) are subject to biennial increase under section 2.20.

Part 2Application of amendments

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012

12  Part 5 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 5Transitional provisions

13  At the end of Part 5

Add:

5.03  Transitional provisions relating to the Federal Courts Legislation Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015

                   The amendments made by Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Federal Courts Legislation Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015 apply in relation to the liability of a person to pay any of the following fees:

                     (a)  a filing fee for filing a document on or after 1 July 2015;

                     (b)  a setting down fee for a hearing if the hearing day is fixed on or after 1 July 2015;

                     (c)  a hearing fee for a day, or a part of a day, if the day (or part of the day) is fixed on or after 1 July 2015;

                     (d)  a mediation fee for an attendance that is fixed on or after 1 July 2015;

                     (e)  any other fee under this regulation for a service that is provided in relation to a proceeding on or after 1 July 2015.

Schedule 2Amendment of the Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012

Part 1Main amendments

Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012

1  Section 1.03 (definition of filing fee)

Omit “10A”, substitute “10B”.

2  Section 1.03 (definition of magistrate)

Repeal the definition.

3  At the end of section 1.04

Add:

Note 3:       See also Part 3 for other transitional provisions.

4  Subsection 2.13(1)

Omit “1 July 2014”, substitute “1 July 2016”.

5  Subsections 2.13(2), (5) and (6)

Repeal the subsections.

6  Subsection 2.13(7) (heading)

Repeal the heading.

7  Schedule 1

Repeal the Schedule, substitute:

Schedule 1Fees

Note:       See section 2.02.

  

                   The following table sets out fees payable for:

                     (a)  the filing of a document; or

                     (b)  certain services provided in relation to a proceeding.

 

Fees

Item

Document or service

Fee

1

Filing an application in proceedings for a divorce order in relation to a marriage or a decree of nullity of marriage, other than proceedings to which item 2 applies

(a) general fee—$1 195

(b) reduced fee—$395

2

Filing an application in proceedings for a divorce order:

(a) commenced in a court mentioned in paragraph 10A(a) or (c) of the Family Law Regulations 1984; or

(b) commenced in another court for transfer to a court mentioned in paragraph 10A(a) or (c) of those Regulations; or

(c) commenced in the Federal Circuit Court

(a) general fee—$1 195

(b) reduced fee—$280

3

Filing an application in proceedings for a declaration about the validity of a marriage, a divorce or the annulment of a marriage

$1 315

4

Filing an application for final orders in eligible financial or parenting proceedings, other than an application under the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

$350

5

Filing a response to an application for final orders in eligible financial or parenting proceedings

$350

6

Filing an application for a consent order

$235

7

Filing an appeal under section 94 or 94AAA of the Family Law Act, unless leave to appeal is required and the fee mentioned in item 8 has been paid

$1 400

8

Filing an application for leave to appeal under section 94 or 94AAA of the Family Law Act

$1 400

9

Filing:

(a) an interim order application; or

(b) an application under the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010, other than an application mentioned in item 10A

$120

10

Filing an application for both an order under Part VII of the Family Law Act and an order under any of the following:

(a) Part VIII of that Act (other than a spousal maintenance order);

(b) Part VIIIA of that Act;

(c) Part VIIIAB of that Act (other than an order for the maintenance of a party to a de facto relationship)

$585

10A

Filing an application to register a New Zealand judgment under the Trans‑Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

$110

10B

Filing an amendment of:

(a) an application mentioned in item 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9 or 10; or

(b) a response mentioned in item 5; or

(c) a subpoena

$120

11

Setting down for hearing in proceedings for a divorce order, if defended, in relation to a marriage or a decree of nullity of marriage

(a) for hearing before a Judge of a Family Court—$885

(b) for hearing before a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court—$650

(c) for hearing before a magistrate—$650

12

Setting down for hearing in proceedings, if defended, for a declaration as to the validity of a marriage, a divorce or the annulment of a marriage

(a) for hearing before a Judge of a Family Court—$885

(b) for hearing before a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court—$650

(c) for hearing before a magistrate—$650

13

Setting down for hearing of an application for final orders, if defended, in eligible financial or parenting proceedings

(a) for hearing before a Judge of a Family Court—$885

(b) for hearing before a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court—$650

(c) for hearing before a magistrate—$650

14

Setting down for hearing in an appeal under section 96 of the Family Law Act from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction

$885

15

Hearing in proceedings for a divorce order, if defended, in relation to a marriage or a decree of nullity of marriage—for each hearing day or part of a hearing day, other than the first hearing day

(a) for hearing before a Judge of a Family Court—$885

(b) for hearing before a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court—$650

(c) for hearing before a magistrate—$650

16

Hearing in proceedings, if defended, for a declaration as to the validity of a marriage, a divorce or the annulment of a marriage—for each hearing day, or part of a hearing day, other than the first hearing day

(a) for hearing before a Judge of a Family Court—$885

(b) for hearing before a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court—$650

(c) for hearing before a magistrate—$650

17

Hearing of an application for final orders, if defended, in eligible financial or parenting proceedings—for each hearing day or part of a hearing day, other than the first hearing day

(a) for hearing before a Judge of a Family Court—$885

(b) for hearing before a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court—$650

(c) for hearing before a magistrate—$650

18

Hearing in an appeal under section 96 of the Family Law Act from a decree of a court of summary jurisdiction—for each hearing day or part of a hearing day, other than the first hearing day

$885

19

For issuing a subpoena

$120

20

For a conciliation conference in proceedings for an order under Part VIII or VIIIAB of the Family Law Act

$410

Note:       The fees mentioned in this Schedule are subject to increase under section 2.13.

Part 2Application of amendments

Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012

8  After Part 2

Insert:

Part 3Transitional provisions

  

3.01  Transitional provisions relating to the Federal Courts Legislation Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015

                   The amendments made by Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Federal Courts Legislation Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015 apply in relation to the liability of a person to pay any of the following fees:

                     (a)  a filing fee for filing a document on or after 1 July 2015;

                     (b)  a setting down fee for a hearing if the hearing day is fixed on or after 1 July 2015;

                     (c)  a hearing fee for a day, or a part of a day, if the day (or part of the day) is fixed on or after 1 July 2015;

                     (d)  a conciliation conference fee for a conference the date for which is fixed on or after 1 July 2015;

                     (e)  any other fee under this regulation for a service that is provided in relation to a proceeding on or after 1 July 2015.