Saskatchewan provincial court fees increasing July 1
Ministry of Justice officials said the fees are being increased for services such as photocopying or issuing a summons for small claims court following an extensive review.
They said although some fees have been updated over the years, the regulations have not changed since 1988 and the current fees do not reflect the actual costs of operating the courts.
“The introduction of new fees and changes to existing fees will better reflect the costs of the services being provided,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Don Morgan said in a statement.
“Consideration was also given to maintain a fee structure that won’t restrict access to the courts and low income individuals will be able to obtain fee waiver certificates.”
The new fee structure comes into effect on July 1.
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