Commentary

V5.484 Basis of assessment of costs

Part V5 Compliance, enforcement and appeals

V5.484 Basis of assessment of costs

V5.484 Basis of assessment of costs

Taxation of costs

The amount of costs paid under an order may be ascertained by, inter alia1, assessment of the whole or a specified part of the costs incurred by the receiving person, if not agreed. In such a case, the paying or receiving person may apply:

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    •     in England and Wales, to a county court, the High Court or the Costs Office of the Supreme Court (as specified in the order) for a detailed assessment of the costs on the standard basis or, if specified in the order, on the indemnity basis; and the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 shall apply, with necessary modifications, to that application and assessment as if the proceedings in the tribunal had been proceedings in a court to which the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 apply

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    •     in Scotland, to the Auditor of the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session (as specified in the order) for the taxation of the expenses

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