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Statutory Instrument 1988 No. 80 (S.9)

The Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Divorces (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 1988

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1988 No. 80 (S.9)

REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS, DEATHS, MARRIAGES, ETC.

The Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Divorces (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 1988

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Made21st January 1988
Laid before Parliament29th January 1988
Coming into force1st April 1988

    The Registrar General, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 28A(4), 37(2) and (3), 38(2) and (3), 40(1), 43(8), 47 and 54 of the registration of births, deaths and marriages (Scotland) Act 1965 [1], and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and with the approval of the Secretary of State, hereby makes the following Regulations:
    Citation and commencement
        1.    These Regulations may be cited as the Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Divorces (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 1988 and shall come into force on 1st April 1988.
    Interpretation
        2.    In these Regulations—
      "the Act" means the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965;

      "general search" means a search, over any period of years for any number of entries, made by any person with the permission of the Registrar General or the district registrar;

      "particular search" means a search for a specified entry caused to be made by the Registrar General or made by a district registrar.

    Fees payable to Registrar General
        3.—(1)  Subject to paragraph (2) of this regulation and regulation 5, the fees payable under the provisions of the Act specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 to these Regulations for the services described in column 2 of that Schedule shall (in place of the amounts previously prescribed which are specified in column 3 thereof [2] be the amounts specified in column 4 of that Schedule.

        (2)  The Registrar General may, on application by any body or organisation not operating for profit, determine an annual inclusive fee for general searches made by such body or organisation in lieu of the fees for general searches as set out in Schedule 1 to these Regulations, and any fee so determined shall not exceed the fees otherwise payable under the said Schedule, and shall be subject to annual review thereafter.
    Fees payable to district registrars
        4.    Subject to regulation 5, the fees payable under the provisions of the Act specified in column 1 of Schedule 2 to these Regulations for the services described in column 2 of that Schedule shall (in place of the amounts previously prescribed which are specified in column 3 thereof [3] be the amounts specified in column 4 of that Schedule.
    Remission of fees
        5.    The Registrar General may remit any fee or part of a fee where the payment of the fee is likely to cause hardship to the person by whom it is payable or the service in respect of which the fee is payable is performed for research purposes.
    Revocation
        6.    The Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Divorces (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 1986 [4] are hereby revoked.



C M Glennie

Registrar General
New Register House, Edinburgh

20th January 1988
Approved by the Secretary of State.

Michael B Forsyth

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
New St Andrew's House, Edinburgh

21st January 1988





Notes:

[1] 1965 c. 49; section 28A was inserted by section 50(1) of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985 (c. 73)

[2] Column 3 of Schedule 1 shows the amounts which were payable under S.I. 1986/2256

[3] Column 3 of Schedule 2 shows the amounts which were payable under S.I. 1986/2256

[4] S.I. 1986/2256

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