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Supreme Court of Tasmania

Supreme Court of Tasmania

Scale of Fees Allowable to Practitioners - effective from 9 February 2011


17. Perusal of all necessary documents, other than formal and ordinary letters and entries of appearance, for each 100 words

However -
(a) no allowance is to be made for perusal of a document when preparing for trial, but the time occupied in that perusal may be considered in fixing an allowance under item 6; and

(b) if the practitioner is already familiar with the contents of the document, no allowance, or a smaller allowance than that mentioned above, is to be made as the taxing officer thinks proper; and

(c) the allowance for perusal is to be allowed once only for each document


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