Memorandum by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
CONSULAR FEES ORDER 1997 (S.I. 1997/1314)
1. The Committee has raised the following point on the above
This instrument increases the fees for settlement and marriage
visas. Explain why the Explanatory Note does not (as contemplated
by paragraph 2.77 of Statutory Instrument Practice) indicate the
old fees or the amount of the increase.
2. This information was omitted from the Explanatory Note
in error. The error is regretted. Paragraph 2.77 of Statutory
Instrument Practice will be observed when similar orders are made
in the future.
3. The marriage and settlement visa fees have each been increased
by approximately 14%, from £210 to £240.
7th July 1997