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FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - SCHEDULE 4

Conduct money and witness fees

Note:       See rules 15.23, 19.19 and 26B.18.

Part 1 -- Conduct money

 

Item

Matter for which allowance is paid

Amount of allowance

101

Minimum amount

The minimum amount for conduct money is $25

102

Travel

(a) the amount to be paid for fares on public transport for return travel between the place of employment or residence and the court; or

(b) if no public transport is available, the amount calculated at the rate of 80 cents per kilometre required to be travelled between the place of employment or residence and the court

103

Accommodation and meals

A reasonable allowance for accommodation and meals to be incurred during the estimated time of the hearing or trial

Part 2 -- Witness fees

 

Item

Type of witness

Amount of fee

201

All witnesses

$75 per day, or part of a day, for necessary absence from the witness's place of employment or residence

202

Expert witnesses

Such further amount as the court allows for the preparation of a report and absence from the expert witness's place of employment

 




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