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Maximum costs for stages of claim—where legal practitioner first retained after claims assessment

StageDescriptionFees for 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2021Fees for 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2019
1Advice on the issue of the certificate under section 7.36 of the Act$369$363
2From the giving of the advice on the certificate issued under section 7.36 of the Act to finalisation of matter by settlement or award of damages (in addition to the $369 (cost in previous period is $363) specified for stage 1):nilnil
(a)  if the settlement amount or award is not more than $20,000, or  
(b)  if the settlement amount or award is more than $20,000 but not more than $50,000—for each dollar of the settlement amount or award over $20,000, or$0.10$0.10
(c)  if the settlement amount or award is more than $50,000 but not more than $100,000:  
     (i)  base amount, and$3,922$3,858
     (ii)  for each dollar of the settlement amount or award over $50,000, or$0.08$0.08
(d)  if the settlement amount or award is more than $100,000:  
     (i)  base amount, and$9,189$9,038
     (ii)  for each dollar of the settlement amount or award over $100,000$0.02$0.02