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Stamp Duties and Fees (Amendment of Law – No. 5) (Jersey) Regulations 2022

Made                                                                                                       25th April 2022

Coming into force                                                                                 2nd May 2022

THE STATES make these Regulations under Article 3 of the Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998 –

1        Schedule 1 (judicial fees) to the Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998 amended

(1)     These Regulations amend Schedule 1 to the Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998.

(2)     In paragraph 1 (lettered rates), for sub-paragraphs (a) to (m) there is substituted –

“(a)    by rate A, £1.50;

(b)     by rate B, £16;

(c)     by rate C, £35;

(d)     by rate D, £45;

(e)     by rate E, £65;

(f)      by rate F, £90;

(g)     by rate G, £130;

(h)     by rate H, £165;

(i)      by rate I, £220;

(j)      by rate J, £330;

(k)     by rate K, £400;

(l)      by rate L, £550;

(m)    by rate M, £750;

(n)     by rate N, £1,000;

(o)     by rate O, £1,250;

(p)     by rate P, £1,500.”.

(3)     In paragraph 3 (tables of judicial fees) –

(a)     in the table for item 2, for the row relating to item (2)(a) there is substituted –

 

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

 

 

 

 

          (i)      where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim does not exceed £2 million

rate J

Billet or application

Greffier

 

          (ii)      where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim exceeds £2 million

rate P

Billet or application

Greffier”;

 

(b)     in the table for item 2, for the row relating to item (2)(d) there is substituted –

 

“(d)    Setting down for hearing –

 

 

 

 

          (i)      where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim does not exceed £2 million

rate J

Application

Greffier

 

          (ii)      where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim exceeds £2 million

rate P

Application

Greffier”;

 

(c)     in the table for item 2, for the rows relating to item (2)(e) there is substituted –

 

“(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 –

 

 

 

 

          (i)      where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim does not exceed £100,000

rate J

Billet or application

Greffier

 

          (ii)      where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim exceeds £100,000 but does not exceed £500,000

rate L

Billet or application

Greffier

 

          (iii)     where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim exceeds £500,000 but does not exceed £1 million

rate M

Billet or application

Greffier

 

          (iv)     where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim exceeds £1 million but does not exceed £1.5 million

rate N

Billet or application

Greffier

 

          (v)     where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim exceeds £1.5 million but does not exceed £2 million

rate O

Billet or application

Greffier

 

          (vi)     where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim exceeds £2 million

rate P

Billet or application

Greffier”;

 

(d)     in the table for item 26, in the third column of the row relating to item (a), for “rate H” there is substituted “rate J”;

(e)     for the table for item 31 there is substituted –

 

Item 31.

Stamp Duty, by Figure or Rate

Chargeable Document

Designated Officer

31.

ORDERS OF JUSTICE AND PROVISIONAL ORDERS –

 

 

 

(a)

Order of justice signed by Bailiff –

 

 

 

 

(i)      where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim does not exceed £2 million

rate J

Order of justice

Bailiff

 

(ii)      where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim exceeds £2 million

rate P

Order of justice

Bailiff

(b)

Provisional order –

 

 

 

 

(i)      signed by Bailiff –

 

 

 

 

          (A)    where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim does not exceed £2 million

rate J

Provisional order

Bailiff

 

          (B)     where the value of the claim or the value of the assets affected by the claim exceeds £2 million

rate P

Provisional order

Bailiff

 

(ii)      signed by Judge of Petty Debts Court

rate E

Provisional order

Greffier”;

 

(f)      for the table for item 36 there is substituted –

 

“Item 36.

Stamp Duty, by Figure or Rate

Chargeable Document

Designated Officer

36.

REMONSTRANCE, REPRESENTATION OR DOLEANCE –

 

 

 

(a)

Presentation to Court –

 

 

 

 

(i)      where the value of the assets affected by the remonstrance, representation or doléance does not exceed £2 million

rate J

Remonstrance, representation or doléance

Greffier

 

(ii)      where the value of the assets affected by the remonstrance, representation or doléance exceeds £2 million

rate P

Remonstrance, representation or doléance

Greffier

(b)

Where the Court fixes a special day for the hearing, each half day or part of a half day –

rate L

Remonstrance, representation or doléance

Greffier

 

(i)      where the value of the assets affected by the remonstrance, representation or doléance does not exceed £2 million

rate L

Remonstrance, representation or doléance

Greffier

 

(ii)      where the value of the assets affected by the remonstrance, representation or doléance exceeds £2 million

rate P

Remonstrance, representation or doléance

Greffier”;

 

(g)     in the table for item 38, –

(i)      in the third column of the row relating to item (a), for “rate C” there is substituted “rate G”,

(ii)      the row relating to item (b) is deleted;

(h)     in the table for item 40, in the third column, for “rate E” there is substituted “rate J”;

(i)      after the table for item 40 there is inserted –

 

“Item 40A.

Stamp Duty, by Figure or Rate

Chargeable Document

Designated Officer

40A.

CONSENT ORDERS WITHOUT HEARING

 

 

 

 

For approval of a consent order where no hearing has occurred

rate G

Act of court approving consent order

Greffier”;

 

(j)      in the table for item 41, in the third column, for “rate E” there is substituted “rate G”;

(k)     in the table for item 43, in the third column, for “rate E” there is substituted “rate J”;

(l)      the table for item 48 is deleted.

2        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Stamp Duties and Fees (Amendment of Law – No. 5) (Jersey) Regulations 2022 and come into force 7 days after they are made.

 

 


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