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New Court Fees

31 March 2008 | The National Legislative Assembly approved the new act with modification to court fees on 30 Jan 2008. The new law takes effect on 30 April 2008. This act will change filing of all types of motions, complaints, and other court filings.

Schedule 1
Cases with Capital Assets

(1) Legal proceedings with request to be alleviated from distress, measurable by monetary terms.
Court fees calculated based on capital as follows:

Details

Fees

(a) Legal proceedings other than specified under (b) and (c), capital not to exceed 50 million Baht.

 

2%, but not to exceed 200,000 Baht

Legal proceedings other than specified under (b) and (c), capital exceeding 50 million Baht.

 

1%

(b) Request to arbitrator in Thailand for settlement of dispute or appeal of judgment by arbitrator, capital not to exceed 50 million Baht.

 

5%, but not to exceed 50,000 Baht

Request to arbitrator in Thailand for settlement of dispute or appeal of judgment by arbitrator, capital exceeding 50 million Baht.

 

1%

Request to arbitrator in foreign country for settlement of dispute or appeal of judgment by arbitrator, capital not to exceed 50 million Baht.

 

1%, but not to exceed 100,000 Baht

Request to arbitrator in foreign country for settlement of dispute or appeal of judgment by arbitrator, capital exceeding 50 million Baht.

 

1%

(c) Judgment to enforce mortgage or release assets mortgaged, capital not to exceed 50 million Baht.

 

1% of debt, but not to exceed 100,000 Baht

Judgment to enforce mortgage or release assets mortgaged, capital exceeding 50 million Baht.

 

1%

(2) Legal proceedings with request to be alleviated from distress, not measurable in monetary terms as follows:

Details

 

Fees

(a) All general legal proceedings, included undisputed cases.

 

200 Baht per case

(b) Judgment from the Appellate or Supreme Court based on section 227 or section 228 (2) and (3).
No court fees required for Section 228 (1).

 

200 Baht per case

(3) Legal proceedings with request to be alleviated from distress, measurable and not measurable in monetary terms. Court fees calculated based on rates of (1), but not less than rates of (2) (a) or (b), depending on circumstances.

(4) Request for payment of damages arising from maintenance, living allowances, annuity, salary, gratuitous allowance, maintenance expenses, and other like expenses. Payment for pre-determined periods, with the exception of rental interest or damages under the jurisdiction or order of the court based on Section 142. If the case requires current payment of debts or if the request includes a request under the conditions specified above, court fees calculated at an additional 100 Baht.

Schedule 2
Other Court Fees
Process of Judgment by the Supreme, Appellate, and Lower Court

Details

Fees

(1) Petition based on Section 101 (case not at the court)

100 Baht (when submitting the request)

(2) Certification of documents by the Court Officer or Executing Officer

50 Baht (when submitting the request)

(3) Affidavit of final judgment or final order

50 Baht (when submitting the request)

Schedule 3
Investigation Outside of Court (incidental expenses)

Details

 

Fees

Judge

 

300 Baht per person

Court official

 

150 Baht per person

Judgment for cases with multiple legal proceedings

 

Charged as a single case

In the event there are many parties or many petitioners, payment for incidental expenses shall be divided evenly between all parties.

 

 

The court may order the requesting party, another party, or multiple parties to arrange for transport vehicles. In the event vehicles are not provided, remuneration must be made to the court for transportation costs.

 

 

Schedule 4
Incidental expenses, transportation costs, accommodation rental for witnesses, and measurement of land for map production

Details

 

Fees

(1) The court shall determine the fees for a witness, summoned to court, based on the witness' salary and status, but not to exceed 400 Baht per day, including transport and accommodation costs.

 

400 Baht

(2) In the event the court orders measurement of land for map production:
(a) Court Officer fees to include transport and accommodation costs.

 

200 Baht

(b) The court will determine the fees for an official from a government department or unit for incidental expenses, transportation, and accommodation costs according to the regulations of the government department or unit. If the department or unit has no regulation on the matter, the fees to be based on (a).

 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     

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