Fees

The current fees payable for applications, etc. to the Tribunal are set out in the table below, according to the general category and specific type of application, and the relevant legislation. The Tribunal fees are prescribed by Statutory Instruments, which are also listed in the table and linked to the instruments on the Legislation.gov.uk web site.

Cheques and Postal Orders for fees should be made payable to “Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service” and crossed.

If you are not sure about what fee should be paid, then please contact the Tribunal before lodging your application.

The Lands Tribunal for Scotland Table of Fees
Category Application Type Legislation Fee Statutory Instrument
Abolition of Feudal Tenure Referral to Lands Tribunal of a notice dispute Section 44 – Abolition of Feudal Tenure (Scotland) Act 2000 £150 SSI 2003 – No. 521
Disputed Compensation Application for determination of question of disputed compensation Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1963 or 1973 £78 – no disputed amount SI 1996 – No. 519
£78 – disputed amount not over £20,000
£130 – disputed amount over £20,000
Disputed Compensation Referral of notice of objection to severance Schedule 15 (22c) – Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Disputed Compensation Notice of reference of objection to a blight notice Section 104 – Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Land Reform Application to activate right to buy Section 50 – Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2003 – No. 521
Land Reform Application for an order to transfer land Section 56 – Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2003 – No. 521
Land Reform Application for an order extinguishing right to buy Section 57 – Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2003 – No. 521
Land Reform Application for production of documents Section 58 – Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2003 – No. 521
Land Reform Appeal to Lands Tribunal for re-assessment of valuation of land Section 62 – Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2003 – No. 521
Land Reform Appeal to Lands Tribunal against Scottish Ministers’ decision on compensation Section 64 – Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2003 – No. 521
Land Reform On the making of an order Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 £88 + 100 per cent of the cost of registering the order where the Tribunal is obliged to do so. SSI 2003 – No. 521
SSI 2004 – No. 480
Land Registration Appeal (1979 Act) Application for determination whether a person is a tenant-at-will, etc. Section 21 – Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Land Registration Appeal (1979 Act) Appeal against a decision of the Keeper of the Land Register Section 25 – Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 £78 SI 1996 – No. 519
Land Register Appeal (2012 Act) Application for warrant to place a caveat Section 67 – Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 £45 SSI 2015 – No. 199
Land Register Appeal (2012 Act) Application for warrant to renew a caveat Section 69 – Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 £45 SSI 2015 – No. 199
Land Register Appeal (2012 Act) Application for an order restricting a caveat Section 70 – Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 £45 SSI 2015 – No. 199
Land Register Appeal (2012 Act) Application for a caveat to be recalled Section 71 – Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 £45 SSI 2015 – No. 199
Land Register Appeal (2012 Act) Referral of questions relating to accuracy/inaccuracy of the Land Register Section 82 – Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 £150 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Land Register Appeal (2012 Act) Appeal against a decision of the Keeper of the Land Register Section 103 – Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 £150 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Land Register Appeal (2012 Act) On the issue of a notice of determination Section 82 – Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 £88 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Land Register Appeal (2012 Act) On the making of an order Section 103 – Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 £88 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Long Leases Application to Lands Tribunal for an order relating to Section 14 Section 21 – Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 £150 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Long Leases Application to Lands Tribunal where allocation is disputed or not made Section 44 – Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 £150 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Long Leases Referral to Lands Tribunal in relation to claim for additional payment Section 55 – Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 £150 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Long Leases Application to Lands Tribunal for an order confirming rent Section 69 – Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 £150 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Long Leases Referral to Lands Tribunal of a notice dispute Section 77 – Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 £150 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Long Leases Application to Lands Tribunal for a determination that a notice or agreement is registerable Section 78 – Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 £150 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Long Leases On the making of an order Section 21, 44, 55, 69 or 77 – Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 £88 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Long Leases On the making of a determination not made with an order under any other provision Section 78 – Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 £88 SSI 2014 – No. 24
Taxes Management Application for determination of question of disputed valuation of land Section 46D – Taxes Management Act 1970 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Taxes Management Appeal as to value for Capital Gains Tax Section 47 – Taxes Management Act 1970 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Taxes Management Appeal as to value for Capital Transfer Tax Schedule 4(7) – Finance Act 1975 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Tenants’ Right to Buy Application for determination of disputed matters in an offer to sell Section 65(2) – Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Tenants’ Right to Buy Application for a finding that the Landlord has failed to deliver a good and marketable title Section 66B – Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Tenants’ Right to Buy Application for a finding that the applicant has a right to buy Section 68(4) – Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Tenants’ Right to Buy Application for a finding that the landlord has failed to issue timeously an offer to sell Section 71(1)(a) – Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Tenants’ Right to Buy Application for a finding that the landlord has not duly progressed an application to purchase Section 71(1)(c) – Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Tenants’ Right to Buy Application for determination of disputed matters in an offer to sell Section 71(1)(d) – Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 £52 SI 1996 – No. 519
Title Conditions On making representations as respects an application. Section 90(1) 91 - Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £25 SSI 2004 – No. 480
Title Conditions Referral of notice dispute in relation to a notice registered under Section 50 and 80 Section 102 – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2004 – No. 480
Title Conditions Application for certificate referred to in Section 23 Section 23 – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £25 SSI 2004 – No. 479
Title Conditions Application for certificate referred to in Section 37 Section 37 – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £25 SSI 2004 – No. 479
Title Conditions Application for certificate referred to in Section 73 Section 73 – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £25 SSI 2004 – No. 479
Title Conditions Application for certificate referred to in Section 107 Section 107 – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £25 SSI 2003 – No. 451
Title Conditions Referral to Lands Tribunal of dispute in relation to assessment of valuation of land Section 86(5) – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2003 – No. 521
Title Conditions Application for discharge or variation of Title Conditions Section 90(1)(a) – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2004 – No. 480
Title Conditions Application for renewal or variation of Title Conditions Section 90(1)(b) – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2003 – No. 521
Title Conditions Application for preservation of community burdens Section 90(1)(c) – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2004 – No. 480
Title Conditions Application for preservation of a development management scheme by an individual Section 90(1)(d) – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2004 – No. 480
Title Conditions Application for preservation of a development management scheme by an owners’ association Section 90(1)(e) – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2004 – No. 480
Title Conditions Application for discharge or variation of community burdens Section 91(1) – Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £150 SSI 2004 – No. 480
Title Conditions Application under Article 22 or 23 Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 (Development Management Scheme) Order 2009 £150 SSI 2009 – No. 260
Title Conditions On the making of an order granting an application. Section 90(1)(a), 90(1)(b)(ii), 90(1)(c), 90(1)(d), 90(1)(e) and 91(1) of the Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 £88 SSI 2003 – No. 521
SSI 2004 – No. 480
Valuation Appeal Appeal against rateable value of non-domestic premises Section 1(3A) – Lands Tribunal Act 1949 £100 – where net annual value not exceed £10,000 SI 1996 – No. 519
£150 – where net annual value exceeds £10,000 but not £50,000
£300 – where net annual value exceeds £50,000 but not £100,000
£500 – where net annual value exceeds £100,000
Valuation Appeal Appeal against valuation appeal committee’s decision not to refer to Lands Tribunal Section 1(3BA) – Lands Tribunal Act 1949 £78 SI 1996 – No. 519
Voluntary Reference Joint Application by Parties to Lands Tribunal for Arbitration Section 1(5) – Lands Tribunal Act 1949 £78 – no disputed amount SI 1996 – No. 519
£78 – disputed amount not over £20,000
£130 – disputed amount over £20,000
Miscellaneous Details Legislation Fee Statutory Instrument
Advertisements Placing of an advertisement Section 90(1)(a), 90(1)(b)(ii), 90(1)(c), 90(1)(d) or 90(1)(e) of the Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003; OR Section 22 or 69 of the Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 100 per cent of the cost of the advertisement in an appropriate newspaper (charge is restricted to the cost of one advertisement irrespective of the number of advertisements placed) SSI 2003 – No. 521
SSI 2004 – No. 480
Appeals On a case for the decision of the Court of Session or the Lands Valuation Appeal Court – an application for appeal by way of stated case (to include drafting of case and any necessary copies) £55 SI 1996 – No. 519
Certification On certifying a copy of an order or determination of the Tribunal £7.50 SI 1996 – No. 519
Copying For each sheet of a copy of all or part of any document £1.20 SI 1996 – No. 519
Extensions, sists, etc. On an application during the course of proceedings for an extension to the period in which answers or adjustments are required to be lodged, or the continuation or sisting of an application £35 SI 1996 – No. 519
Hearing Fees On the hearing of an application for determination of question of disputed compensation under the Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1963 or 1973; OR an appeal against rateable value of non-domestic premises under Section 1(3A) of the Lands Tribunal Act 1949; OR where the Lands Tribunal is acting under a reference by consent under Section 1(5) of the Lands Tribunal Act 1949: - SI 1996 – No. 519
(a) Where the amount is determined in terms of a lump sum - £50 in respect of every £5,000 or part of £5,000 of such lump sum but not less than £155 for each day on which the Tribunal sits and not exceeding in any case £5,000.
(b) Where the amount is determined in terms of rent or other annual payment – £50 in respect of every £500 or part of £500 of such rent or other annual payment but not less than £155 for each day on which the Tribunal sits and not exceeding in any case £5,000.
(c) Where there is a settlement as to amount, for each day on which the Tribunal sits - £155
Hearing Fees On the hearing of an application or appeal or referral, including the hearing of preliminary pleas-in-law or legal debates in which no fee is payable by reference to an amount determined £155 for each day on which the Tribunal sits. SI 1996 – No. 519
SSI 2003 – No. 521
Hearing Cancellation On an application for the cancellation of a hearing £75 SI 1996 – No. 519