Stamp Duties and Fees (No. 4) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

Made                                                                          6th March 2018

Coming into force                                                          9th April 2018

THE STATES, in pursuance of Article 3 of the Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998[1], have made the following Regulations –

1        Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998 amended

In the table in Part 1 of the Schedule to the Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998[2], in item 2 –

(a)     for paragraph (1)(da) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraphs –

 

“(da)  Where the claim exceeds £5,000 but does not exceed £10,000

rate G

Claim Summary

Greffier

(db)    Where the claim exceeds £10,000, but does not exceed £15,000

rate H

Claim Summary

Greffier

 

(dc)    Where the claim exceeds £15,000, but does not exceed £25,000

rate I

Claim Summary

Greffier

 

(dd)    Where the claim exceeds £25,000, but does not exceed £30,000

rate J

Claim Summary

Greffier”;

 

(b)     for paragraph (2) there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

 

“(2)

In the Royal Court (excluding acknowledgement of debt) on Table or au Greffe –

 

 

 

 

(a)     First billet in the proceedings or counterclaim in an action

rate J

Billet or Counterclaim

Greffier

 

(b)     Before the Superior Number

rate J

Billet

Greffier

 

(c)     Appeal to the Inferior Number

rate J

Notice of Appeal

Greffier

 

(d)     Setting down for hearing

rate J

Application

Greffier

 

(e)     Hearing of the action in a case, or any interlocutory matter therein, where the court appoints a special day for judging a dispute between parties, whether or not witnesses are heard, for each half day or part of a half day –

 

Billet or application

Greffier

 

          (i)      where the claim does not exceed £2 million

rate J

 

 

 

          (ii)      where the claim exceeds £2 million

rate M

 

 

 

(f)      Each intervention or opposition made during the course of an action

rate E

Intervention or Opposition

Greffier”.

2        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Stamp Duties and Fees (No. 4) (Jersey) Regulations 2018 and shall come into force on the same day as the Petty Debts Court (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Jersey) Regulations 2018[3].

l.-m. hart

Deputy Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 24.960

[2]                                    chapter 24.960

[3]                                    R&O.14/2018


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