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Civil Proceedings: Fees and Charges

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL5125, tabled on 23 February 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, with regard to increasing fees in the civil court, what attempts were made (1) prior to 1 April 2013, and (2) after 1 April 2013, to measure the impact of the plans.

Answered on

9 March 2015

Both before and after 1 April 2013 the Ministry of Justice used, and continues to use, HMCTS management information to measure court fee income including court fee remissions. Impact assessments have been and will be published to accompany proposed court fee reforms.