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HIGHER AND LOWER SCALE Definition & Legal Meaning

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In the practice of the English supreme court of judicature there are two scales regulatingthe fees of the court and the fees which solicitors are entitled to charge. The lowerscale applies (unless the court otherwise or ders) to the following cases: All causes and matters assigned by the judicature acts tothe king’s bench, or the probate, divorce, and admiralty divisions; all actions of debt,contract, or tort; and in almost all causes and matters assigned by the acts to thechancery division in which the amount iu litigation is under


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