Government Legal Services Charges from 01 July 2019

(last amended by Finance Ordinance 2019 & Exco Paper 69/19)

 

Notarial Services Fees: (Notaries Public Rules 1992)

  1. For every affidavit and exhibit to an affidavit - £10 for every affidavit and £5 for every exhibit.
  2. For preparing a Note of Protest or other document (including any certificate thereon) - £103 for every hour engaged therein and proportionately for every part of an hour, with a minimum fee of £50.
  3. Preparing and attesting any notarial act - (a) £36 if a notarial act in public form; (b) £26 otherwise (but no fee where Fee 2 is charged).
  4. Extending a Protest - £103
  5. Examining any document with the original thereof and certifying it as a true and correct copy - (a) if not copied by or under the supervision of the Notary Public, £26 plus £5 for every page; (b) if copied by or under the supervision of the Notary Public, £26 plus 50p for every page.
  6. Attending to protest a bill of exchange or promissory note - £103 and proportionately for part of an hour thus engaged plus reasonable travelling expenses incurred (if applicable with a minimum fee of £50).
  7. Any other notarial act done by a Notary Public - £103.

 

Commissioner for Oaths Fees: (Commissioners for Oaths Rules 1992)

  1. Commissioner for Oaths for every affidavit and exhibit to an affidavit - £10 for every affidavit and £5 for every exhibit.
  2. Commissioner for Oaths for administration of oath or affirmation or declaration and exhibit to a declaration - £10 for every oath/affirmation/declaration and £5 for every exhibit.

 

Commissioner for Oaths Fees: (British Nationality Ordinance 1949)

  1. Commissioner for Oaths for administration of BOTC oath or affirmation - £5.

 

Licences to hold land: (Land (Non-residents) (Fees) Regulations 2007)

  1.  Application for Licence to Hold Land basic - £124
  2. Application for Licence to Hold Land other - £258

 

Falkland Islands Gazette – Annual subscriptions (Non-statutory charge)

(fees approved per Exco Paper 69/19)

  1. Falkland Islands (or by email only worldwide) - £41
  2. Overseas – sea mail - £118
  3. Overseas - air mail - £144

 

Conveyancing Charges effective 01 July 2019

 (fees approved per Exco Paper 69/19)

Conveyance (simple)      £294.00 
Conveyance (incorporating grants or reservations of rights, or the imposition of covenants)  £438.00
Crown Grant (simple) £294.00
Crown Grant (incorporating extensive covenants, eg. farm) £438.00
Crown Grant preceded by Building Licence £731.00
Assignment of Building Licence £149.00
Miscellaneous Licences or Consents £294.00
Grazing Licences – annual rent up to £200 £72.00
Grazing Licences – annual rent more than £200 £140.00
Crown Lease (simple) £438.00
Crown Lease (commercial) £773.00
Crown Lease preceded by Building Licence £876.00
Mortgage £438.00
Discharge of Mortgage £149.00
Discharge of Mortgage (execution only) £77.00
Easement (across FIG land) £587.00

 

**Note** complex commercial transactions, involving more than the sale or lease of FIG land – charged at relevant hourly rate (dependent on officer’s grade; £170 (AG), £150 (HLS), £90 (CC), £40 (PL)).