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A TABLE OF THE FEES TO BE CHARGED AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.
FEES to be paid by the PROMOTERS of a PRIVATE BILL.
£ s. d.
On the deposit of the Petition, Bill, Plan, or any other Document in the
For every day on which the Examiners shall inquire into the compliance with the Standing Orders
Bills from the Lords, commonly called Estate Bills, Divorce Bills, Naturalization Bills, and Name Bills, to be charged only one half of the preceding Fees.
The preceding Fees on the Presentation, First, Second, and Third Readings, and Report, to be increased according to the money to be raised or expended under the authority of any Bill for the execution of a work, in conformity with the following Scale :
If the sum be
If the sum be
If the sum be
100,000l. and under 500,000l., twice the amount of such Fees. 500,000l. and under 1,000,000l., three times the amount of such Fees. 1,000,000l. and above, four times the amount of such Fees.
For PROCEEDINGS before any COMMITTEE or the REFEREES.
£ s. d.
FEES to be paid by the OPPONENTS of a PRIVATE BILL.
On the deposit of every Memorial complaining that the Standing Orders have not been complied with
On the presentation or deposit of every Petition against a Private Bill
£ s. d.
For PROCEEDINGS before the EXAMINERS, or before any COMMITTEE,
For every day on which the Examiners shall inquire into any Memorial
For every day on which the Petitioners appear before any Committee or the Referees
On every Motion, Order, or Proceeding in the House upon a Private Bill,
For Copies of all Papers and Documents, at the rate of 72 words in every folio
If above five folios, per folio
For the Copy of a Plan made by the parties
For the inspection of a Plan, or of any Document
For every Plan or Document certified by The Speaker pursuant to any
For every day on which any parties shall be heard by Counsel at the Bar, from each side
For every day on which a Committee of the whole House shall sit on a
For serving any Summons or Order on a Private Bill or matter
For every Order for the commitment or discharge of any person
For taking any person into custody for a Breach of Privilege or Contempt
For every day on which any persons shall be in custody
For Riding Charges, per mile
FEES to be paid on the TAXATION of COSTS on PRIVATE BILLS.
For every application or reference to "The Taxing Officer of the House
For every 1001. of any Bill which shall be allowed by the Taxing Officer
For every Certificate which shall be signed by The Speaker
For Copies of any Documents in the office of the Taxing Officer, per folio of 72 words
That the same Fees be paid in case The Speaker shall refer to the Taxing Officer any Bill of Costs, under the authority of an Act of the sixth year of his late Majesty King George the Fourth, "To establish a Taxation of Costs on Private Bills in the House of Commons."
That every Bill for the particular interest or benefit of any person or persons, whether the same be brought in upon Petition, or Motion, or Report from a Committee, or brought from the Lords, hath been and ought to be deemed a Private Bill within the meaning of the Table of Fees.
The preceding fees shall be charged, paid, and received at such times, in such manner, and under such regulations as The Speaker shall from time to time direct.
Mercurii, 27° die Julii, 1864.
Ordered, That the said Table of Fees be a Standing Order of this House.
Clerk of the House of Commons.
RELATING TO PRIVATE BUSINESS.
[For Index to Public Business, see p. 18.]
Note.-The figures, 158a, 127, 238, &c., refer to the Number of each Standing Order relating to Private Business, App. (A.), p. 121, to the Appendix (A.), with the page at which the same will be found.
Bills continuing or amending, where no further work is proposed to be made, included in the 1st Class of Bills, 1.
The intention to apply for an extension of time granted by, or to amend or repeal, to be stated in the notices, 3.
In case of relinquishment of works, or part thereof sanctioned by any former act, notice to be served upon owners, &c. 16.
In case of alteration or repeal of statutory provisions, notice to be served upon owners, &c., 17.
How such affidavit shall be sworn, 141. May be admitted in proof of consents, 142.
In proof of notices, and allegations in the preambles of Bills for inclosing lands, 176.
Declaration by the agent to be annexed to the petition and Bill deposited in the Private Bill Office, on or before the 17th December and particulars required to be stated in the agent's declaration, 32.
Copies of the estimate, &c. to be delivered at the Private Bill Office, for the use of any agent who may apply for the same, 35, 36.
Declaration and estimate, signed by the party or agent soliciting the Bill, may be deposited in certain cases, and no deposit of money required, 59.
Copy of the Bill to be laid, under certain circumstances, by the agent before the Chairman of Ways and Means and the Counsel to Mr. Speaker, 80, 82, 84.
Clause or amendment proposed at a certain stage of any Bill to be submitted by the agent to the Chairman of Ways and Means, &c., 85.
Copy of Lords' amendments and of proposed amendments thereto, to be laid by the agent before the Chairman of Ways and Means, &c., 86.
Copies of Bills signed by the agent, to be laid by him before each member of the committee, 137.
Printed copy of any Inclosure or Drainage Bill to be laid in certain cases by the agent before the committee, 177, 178.
Name and place of residence of parliamentary agent, in town or in_country, to be entered in register at Private Bill Office, 227.
Filled-up Bill, signed by the agent, to be deposited in the Private Bill Office two clear days before the meeting of the committee, 237.