Consolidation of various fees payable. No changes made to level of fees
These Regulations consolidate the existing civil registration fees which were previously set out in the instruments and parts of instruments revoked by these Regulations. There are no changes to the existing fee levels.
These Regulations also amend a number of existing regulations which previously contained fees for services or cases which are now listed in these Regulations. The amended Regulations are the Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Registration of Buildings and Appointment of Authorised Persons) Regulations 2014, the Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014 and the Registration of Marriages Regulations 2015. The fee levels have not been changed.
The amendments to the Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014 also include the omission of regulations 15 and 16 of those Regulations which were time limited provisions regarding the waiver and reduction of the fee (respectively) for the conversion of a civil partnership into a marriage in circumstances specified in those provisions.
Made: 12th September 2016
Laid before Parliament: 14th September 2016
Coming into force: 5th October 2016