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Changes to court fees in force 6 March 2017—refund of trial fees abolished

Changes to court fees in force 6 March 2017—refund of trial fees abolished
Published on: 09 December 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Changes to court fees in force 6 March 2017—refund of trial fees abolished
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Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: The Civil Proceedings Fees (Amendment) Order 2016 has been laid before Parliament and will come into force on 6 March 2017. It contains forthcoming changes to the Civil Proceedings Fees Order 2008, which sets out the court fees payable in civil claims. The changes relate to the timescales for payment of trial fees when a claim is listed for trial, and also remove the ability to claim a refund of the trial fee if the matter settles or is discontinued after the fee has been paid. There is no change to the amount of the fee. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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