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Children's Court of Western Australia
Government of Western Australia State Coat of Arms
Children's Court of Western Australia

Fees

Individual or Eligible Entity

Prosecution Notice - $141.50

For the issue of a summons or court hearing notice to an accused - $27.20

Suitor's Fund Fee - $3.00 for an individual only. Not applicable for eligible entities.

Application under Section 71 Criminal Procedure Act 2004 - $141.50

Warrant of any kind - Issue - $141.50

Warrant of any kind - Execution - $184.00

Service Fee - Includes: Application, Summons, Originating Process and Notice or Order of Court - $101.00

Prosecution Notice only - $141.50

Prosecution Notice attached to a Summons or Court Hearing Notice (Court or Police to arrange service) - $272.70 for an individual or $269.70 for an eligible entity.

Prosecution Notice attached to a Summons or Court He.aring Notice (Prosecutor to arrange service) - $171.70 for an individual or $168.70 for an eligible entity.

Application under Section 71 Criminal Procedure Act 2004 - $141.50

Issue and execution of a warrant of any kind - $325.50

Warrant attached to a Prosecution Notice - $467.00

Warrant attached to a Prosecution Notice and a Court Hearing Notice - $598.20 for an individual or $595.20 for an eligible entity.

Copies of documents or exhibits - $2.45 per page.

Copy of reasons for judgment:

  1. For each copy consisting of not more than 10 pages issued to a person not a party to the proceedings and for each copy in excess of one copy issued to a party to the proceedings - $20.30
  2. For each copy consisting of 10 or more pages an additional fee - $2.60 per page.

For certifying that a document is a true copy - $27.20

For issuing a duplicate order - $23.00

Application Fee - $255.00

Application Fee - $168.00

Copy of a transcript or notes of evidence for each page or part of a page:

  • Provided within 1 day after the day in which the fee is paid - $26.90 plus $11.10 per page.
  • Provided within 2 days after the day in which the fee is paid - $26.90 plus $10.20 per page.
  • Provided within 4 days after the day in which the fee is paid - $26.90 plus $9.60 per page.
  • Provided within 7 days after the day in which the fee is paid - $26.90 plus $9.30 per page.
  • Provided within 14 days after the day in which the fee is paid - $26.90 plus $7.85 per page.
  • Provided on a running basis - $26.90 plus $11.80 per page.

For each copy of a transcript or notes of evidence in electronic format if a fee has been paid as above by the applicant - $28.10 per copy.

For each copy of a transcript not in electronic format if a fee has been paid by the applicant for a copy of the transcript - $2.80 per page.

For searching any record or proceeding other than a search by or on behalf of a party to the proceedings in the Court's civil jurisdiction - $58.50

Listening to or viewing any electronic recording that requires supervision by an officer of the Court, a search fee of - $58.50

And in addition to the search fee, for each hour of the officer's time - $142.50

Evidence (Video and Audio Links Fees and Expenses) Regulations 1999 - Schedule 1

Booking Fee Intrastate - $156.00

Booking Fee Interstate or overseas - $230.00

Hourly Rate - $122.00

Line usage charge - To be determined at conclusion of link.

Reduced Fees

You may be eligible to pay a reduced fee if you:

  • are the holder of a valid government issued concession card
  • are under 18.

Or you may be an individual applying for a fee reduction because of:

  • financial hardship
  • interests of justice.

The forms are to be filled out to apply for a change to a fee payable in the Children's Court.

You can apply to have a fee reduced or to postpone the payment of a fee. Also to have a fee you have already paid fully or partially refunded.

Prosecution Notice - $42.40

For the issue of a summons or court hearing notice to an accused - $8.15

Suitor's Fund Fee - not applicable.

Application under Section 71 Criminal Procedure Act 2004 - $42.40

Warrant of any kind - Issue - $42.40

Warrant of any kind - Execution - $184.00

Service Fee - Includes: Application, Summons, Originating Process and Notice or Order of Court - $101.00

Prosecution Notice only - $42.40

Prosecution Notice attached to a Summons or Court Hearing Notice (Court or Police to arrange service) - $151.55

Prosecution Notice attached to a Summons or Court Hearing Notice (Prosecutor to arrange service) - $50.55

Application under Section 71 Criminal Procedure Act 2004 - $42.40

Issue and execution of a warrant of any kind - $226.40

Warrant attached to a Prosecution Notice - $268.80

Warrant attached to a Prosecution Notice and a Court Hearing Notice - $377.95

Copies of documents or exhibits - $0.75 per page.

Copy of reasons for judgment:

  1. For each copy consisting of not more than 10 pages issued to a person not a party to the proceedings and for each copy in excess of one copy issued to a party to the proceedings - $6.10
  2. For each copy consisting of 10 or more pages an additional fee - $0.80 per page.

For certifying that a document is a true copy - $8.15

For issuing a duplicate order - $6.90

Application Fee - $50.50

Copy of a transcript or notes of evidence for each page or part of a page:

  • Provided within 1 day after the day in which the fee is paid - $8.05 plus $3.35 per page.
  • Provided within 2 days after the day in which the fee is paid - $8.05 plus $3.05 per page.
  • Provided within 4 days after the day in which the fee is paid - $8.05 plus $2.90 per page.
  • Provided within 7 days after the day in which the fee is paid - $8.05 plus $2.80 per page.
  • Provided within 14 days after the day in which the fee is paid - $8.05 plus $2.35 per page.
  • Provided on a running basis - $8.05 plus $3.55 per page.

For each copy of a transcript or notes of evidence in electronic format if a fee has been paid as above by the applicant - $8.45 per copy.

For each copy of a transcript not in electronic format if a fee has been paid by the applicant for a copy of the transcript - $0.85 per page.

For searching any record or proceeding other than a search by or on behalf of a party to the proceedings in the Court's civil jurisdiction - $17.55

Listening to or viewing any electronic recording that requires supervision by an officer of the Court, a search fee of $17.55

And in addition to the search fee, for each hour of the officer's time - $42.80

Evidence (Video and Audio Links Fees and Expenses) Regulations 1999 - Schedule 1

Booking Fee Intrastate - $156.00

Booking Fee Interstate or overseas - $230.00

Hourly Rate - $122.00

Line usage charge - to be determined at conclusion of link.

Payment Methods

By Mail

  • Credit Card - Master Card or Visa Card
  • Cheque or bank cheque
  • Money Order.

All Cheques payable to 'Children's Court of WA'.

Please ensure that you send mail to the correct Registry location. The address for the Perth Registry of the Children's Court is 160 Pier Street, Perth WA 6000.

Children's Court matters are also dealt with by Magistrates Court registries. The address details for each registry can found under Court Locations and Contacts.

In Person

  • Cash
  • EFTPOS facilities available
  • Credit Card - Master Card or Visa Card
  • Cheque or bank cheque
  • Money Order.

All Cheques payable to 'Children's Court of WA'.


Last updated: 20 November 2023

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