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Samedi section services and fees

​​​Samedi section services

The services provided by the Samedi section are:

  • managing actions pending before the Royal Court
  • taxing of costs
  • administering the Legal Aid Disbursements Fund
  • processing appeals from the Magistrate’s, Youth and Petty Debts Courts
  • registering doctors and other professional persons
  • registering Deeds Poll
  • registering Foreign Judgments
  • registering Foreign Maintenance Orders
  • conducting Dégrèvements (Discumberments of Immovable Property)
  • managing the Electoral College List
  • acting as Postal Voting Officer at Public Elections
  • acting as Greffier Arbitre (Official Assessor or Arbitrator)
  • drafting Rules of Court
  • holding and investing monies paid into Court
  • processing Liquor Licences (issued by the Licensing Assembly)
  • processing Gambling Licences (issued by the Gambling Licensing Authority)
  • preparing petitions of the Superior Number of the Royal Court to Her Majesty in Council
  • registration and indexing of Orders in Council 

Samedi section fees

Note that this list is intended as a guide only to the most common applications. It is not exhaustive. If any query arises, Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998 - Part I of the Schedule should be referred to.

Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998 on Jersey Law website 

Applications accompanied by a * should be stamped with £10 Jurats stamps
Applications accompanied by a ** shall be charged £20 Jurat stamps per half day or part thereof

NB an answer MAY include a counterclaim 

Reg ApplicationStamp Duty  
2(2)
ACTIONS - In the Royal Court on Table or au Greffe
 
(a)First billet in the proceedings or counterclaim in an action £300.00*
(b)Before the Superior Number £300.00*
(c)Appeal to the Inferior Number £300.00*
(d)Setting down for hearing £300.00
(e)
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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 claim does not exceed £2 million £300.00**
(ii) where the claim exceeds £2 million £1,500.00**
(f)Each intervention or opposition made during the course of an action £60.00
8
AUTHORITY TO PRACTISE 
Architect, dentist, medical practioner, optician, pharmaceutical chemist, veterinary surgeon £150.00
9
CASIER JUDICIAIRE 
Certificate relating to criminal convictions £120.00
15COPY OF ACT 
(a)A typewritten copy, each page, Replacement Act of Court signed by Greffier £15.00 per page
(b)A Photostat copy, each page £1.00
(c)
Greffier's certificate and signature £30.00
Signed copy liquor licence £30.00
16
DEED POLL 
Registration £60.00
17DEGREVEMENT 
(a)Application to Court for permission to conduct dégrèvement £120.00*
(b)Conduct dégrèvement by Greffier, for each half day or part of a half day £500.00
18DESASTRE  
(a)Application to the Court £200.00*
20
 
DOCUMENTS (INCLUDING WILLS) LODGED AU GREFFE 
For each document £80.00
24
 
GUARDIAN AD LITEM 
Appointment of £60.00
26JUDGMENTS, REGISTRATION OF Under Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement)( Jersey ) Law 1960  
(a)Application for registration £150.00
(b)Application for a certified copy of a judgment obtained in the Royal Court £30.00
27
LEGITIMACY ( JERSEY ) LAW 1973 
Presentation and hearing of petition for decree of legitimacy & illegitimacy £150.00*
28

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LICENSING ( JERSEY ) LAW 1974   
Each application and each declaration made in pursuance of the Law to the Licensing Assembly or the Royal Court £80.00*
Registration of Manager £80.00*
Ex parte applications to the Assembly £80.00*
For fees to accompany applications for full licences see the Licensing (Licence Fees) Jersey Regulations, 1988. Such fees are payable to the Treasury. 
36 (a)

​ ​
REMONSTRANCE, REPRESENTATION OR DOLEANCE 
Presentation to Court, for example  
• Reduction of share capital  £120.00*
• Court of protection order  £120.00
• Reinstatement of Company  £120.00
(b)Where the Court fixes a special day for the hearing, each half day or part of a half day £500.00*
37SEARCHES AU GREFFE 
(a)By members of Greffe staff, each half hour £30.00
(b)Other searches, each half hour £15.00
38SUMMONS, HEARING OF - 
(a)Fixing date for hearing before Greffier £30.00
(b)Contested order by the Court, each half day or part of a half day £360.00**
(c)Contested order by the Greffier, each half day or part of a half day £300.00
40SUMMONS, SERVICE OF, order for service out of jurisdiction and/or substituted service £60.00 each or for both if applied for together
41TAXATION OF COSTS BY GREFFIER, for each half hour £60.00
43
TRUSTS AND CORPORATIONS under Loi (1862) sur les tenures en fideicommis et l'incorporation d'associations, application for creation or extension of a Trust or an Act of incorporation £60.00*


Applications accompanied by a * should be stamped with £10 Jurat stamps
Applications accompanied by a ** shall be charged £20 Jurat stamps per half day or part thereof

No stamps are needed for affidavits

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