The Registration Services (Fees, etc.) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations2010

JurisdictionScotland
CitationSSI 2010/92

2010No. 92

REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS, DEATHS, MARRIAGES,ETC.

The Registration Services (Fees, etc.) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations2010

4thMarch2010

5thMarch2010

1stApril2010

The Registrar General makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections3(1) and 19(2) of the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977( 1) and sections88(2) and 95(4) of the Civil Partnership Act 2004( 2) and all other powers enabling him to do so.

The Scottish Ministers( 3) have approved the making of these Regulations in accordance with section25(1) of the 1977 Act and section126(3) of the 2004 Act.

Citation and commencement

1.These Regulations may be cited as the Registration Services (Fees, etc.) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 and come into force on 1stApril 2010.

Amendments to the Registration Services (Fees, etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2006

2.-(1)Schedule 3 to the Registration Services (Fees, etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2006( 4) are amended in accordance with paragraphs(2) and (3).

(2)In PartI (fees payable under the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977), in column 3-

(a) for "£28.00" substitute "£30.00"; and(b) for £50.00" substitute "£55.00".

(3)In PartII (fees payable under the Civil Partnership Act 2004 - registration). in column 3-

(a) for "£28.00" substitute "£30.00"; and(b) for "£50.00" substitute "£55.00".

PAUL M PARR

Registrar General for Scotland

New Register House,

Edinburgh

3rd March 2010

Approved by the Scottish Ministers

JIM MATHER

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew's House,

Edinburgh

4th March 2010

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend fees payable under the Registration Services (Fees, etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2006 in connection with services provided under the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977 and the Civil Partnership Act 2004.

They increase the fees payable for submission of a marriage notice (regulation 2(2)(a)) and for a civil marriage ceremony (regulation2(2)(b)). They also increase the fees for submission of a notice of a proposed civil partnership (regulation 2(3)(a) and for civil partnership registration (regulation2(3)(b)).

(1) 1977 c.15 ("the 1977 Act"); section3(1) was amended by the Marriage (Prohibited Degrees of Relationship) Act 1986 (c.16), Schedule2, paragraph3; section26 contains a definition of "prescribed" relevant to the statutory powers under which these Regulations are made.

(2) 2004 c.33...

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