(1) There shall be paid in respect of—
(a) proceedings under any of Parts I to VII of this Act, and
(b) the performance by the official receiver or the Secretary of State of functions under those Parts,
such fees as the competent authority may with the sanction of the Treasury by order direct.
(2) That authority is—
(a) in relation to England and Wales, the Lord Chancellor, and
(b) in relation to Scotland, the Secretary of State.
(3) The Treasury may by order direct by whom and in what manner the fees are to be collected and accounted for.
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