Scottish court fees 2022-2025: consultation

Consultation on proposals for an increase of 2% in court fees in each financial year between 2022 and 2025, proposals for minor changes to court fee exemptions, and proposals for changes to some court fee narratives.

Acronyms and abbreviations

CPI - Consumer Price Index

EU - European Union (EU)

JP court - Justice of the peace court

MPC - The Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee

OBR - Office for Budget Responsibility

Party litigant - A person representing themselves in court

PIP - Personal Independence Payment

QOCS - Qualified one-way cost shifting

RPI - Retail Price Index

SCTS - The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service

UNECE - United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

1986 Act - Insolvency Act 1986

2018 Act - Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018

2020 Act - Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020



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