Litigation costs Notes: The computing method for this litigation costs calculator is prepared in accordance with the current Measures for Payment of Litigation Costs (came into force as of April 1, 2007).The amount of the case is quoted in RMB yuan and the case is charged in RMB yuan.

Calculation of Litigation Costs Standard:



Case acceptance fees will be charged according to the following standards:

(I)Fees shall be paid cumulatively for property cases as per the following ratios for different amount or value of the claim:
1.    For cases of which the claimed amount is less than 10,000 yuan, pay 50 yuan each;
2.    For the portion of the claimed amount exceeding 10,000 yuan but not reaching 100,000 yuan, pay 2.5% thereof;
3.    For the portion of the claimed amount exceeding 100,000 yuan but not reaching 200,000 yuan, pay 2% thereof;
4.    For the portion of the claimed amount exceeding 200,000 yuan but not reaching 500,000 yuan, pay 1.5% thereof;
5.    For the portion of the claimed amount exceeding 500,000 yuan but not reaching 1,000,000 yuan, pay 1% thereof;
6.    For the portion of the claimed amount exceeding 1,000,000 yuan but not reaching 2,000,000 yuan, pay 0.9% thereof;
7.    For the portion of the claimed amount exceeding 2,000,000 yuan but not reaching 5,000,000 yuan, pay 0.8% thereof;
8.    For the portion of the claimed amount exceeding 5,000,000 yuan but not reaching 10,000,000 yuan, pay 0.7% thereof;
9.    For the portion of the claimed amount exceeding 10,000,000 yuan but not reaching 20,000,000 yuan, pay 0.6% thereof;
10.    For the portion of the claimed amount exceeding 20,000,000 yuan, pay 0.5% thereof.

(II) Fees shall be paid for non-property cases as per the following rates:
1.    Pay 50 to 300 yuan for each divorce case. No extra charge for those cases involving division of property in the amount of less than 200,000 yuan; as for the portion of amount exceeding 200,000 yuan, pay 0.5% thereof.
2.    Pay 100 to 500 yuan for each case involving infringement of the rights of personal name, name of a thing or organization, portrait, reputation, honor, and other personality rights. No extra charge for those cases involving compensation for damages in the amount of less than 50,000 yuan; as for the portion of amount exceeding 50,000 yuan but not reaching 100,000 yuan, pay 1% thereof; as for the portion of amount exceeding 100,000 yuan, pay 0.5% thereof.    
3.    Pay 50 to 100 yuan for each of other non- property cases.
(III) Pay 500 to 1000 yuan for each civil case of intellectual property rights without disputed amount or value of the intellectual property; pay the relevant fees as per the specified rate for property case for those with disputed amount or value.
(IV) Pay 10 yuan for each labor dispute case.
(V) Fees shall be paid for the administrative cases in accordance with the following ratios:
1.    Pay 100 yuan for each of trademark, patent, and maritime administrative case.
2.    Pay 50 yuan for each of other administrative cases.
(VI) Where the party concerned raised objection to the jurisdiction of the case and the objection did not stand, 50 to 100 yuan shall be paid for such case. The people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government may, in light of the actual conditions of the local region, set the specific ratios of payment within the limits specified in the aforesaid articles (II), (III) and (VI) hereof.

Pay the application fees in accordance with the following standards:

(I) The following ratios of payment apply to the application to the People's Court for enforcement of the judgment, verdict and mediation decision taking legal effect under the law, of the arbitral award and mediation decision lawfully given by the arbitration institution, and of the obligatory rights documents with enforcement effect lawfully granted by the notary office, and to the application for the recognition and enforcement of foreign court’s judgment and verdict, and foreign arbitration agency’s arbitral award:
1.    Pay 50 to 500 yuan for each case without execution amount or value.
2.    Pay 50 yuan for each case with execution amount or value of less than 10,000 yuan; for the portion exceeding 10,000 yuan but not reaching 500,000 yuan, pay 1.5% thereof; for the portion exceeding 500,000 yuan but not reaching 5,000,000 yuan, pay 1% thereof; for the portion exceeding 5,000,000 yuan but not reaching 10,000,000 yuan, pay 0.5% thereof; for the portion exceeding 10,000,000 yuan, pay 0.1% thereof.  
3.    In accordance with Article 55(4) of the Civil Procedure Law, if the claimant who has not participated in the registration filed a lawsuit with the People's Court, it shall pay the application fee as stipulated hereunder, but shall not pay the case acceptance fee.
(II) In applying for preservation measures, the following rates shall be charged in proportion with the amount of property actually preserved:
Pay 30 yuan for each case with the amount of property which is less than 1,000 yuan or without the amount of property; for the portion exceeding 1,000 yuan but not reaching 100,000 yuan, pay 1% thereof; for the portion exceeding 100,000 yuan, pay 0.5% thereof. However, the party concerned applying for preservation measures shall not pay more than 5,000 yuan for the preservation.
(III) If the application for payment order is made in accordance with the law, the fee shall be paid at the rate of one third of the acceptance fee for the property case.
(IV) Pay 100 yuan for each case where public notice for assertion of claims is applied for according to law.
(V) Pay 400 yuan for each case in which revocation of an arbitration award or confirmation of the validity of the arbitration agreement is applied for.
(VI) The computing of case acceptance fees for bankruptcy cases shall be based on the total amount of insolvent property, i.e. to pay the fee which is half of the acceptance fee for property case, however, up to a maximum of 300,000 yuan.
(VII) The application fee for maritime cases shall be paid as per the following ratios:
1.    Pay 1,000 to 10,000 yuan for each case in which the establishment of a fund for limitation of maritime claims responsibility is applied for;
2.    Pay 1,000 to 5,000 yuan for each case where maritime injunction is applied for;
3.    Pay 1,000 to 5,000 yuan for each case where maritime liens notice is applied for;
4.    Pay 1,000 yuan for each case in which registration of maritime obligatory right is applied for;
5.    Pay 1,000 yuan for each case in which adjustment of general average is applied for.
If the case is closed by mediation or the party concerned applies for withdrawal of action, the case acceptance fee shall be halved.
The acceptance fees of the cases in which the summary procedure is applied to the trial shall be halved.
If an appeal is filed against the property case, the case acceptance fee shall be paid according to the amount of appeal requested for the refused part of the first-instance judgment.
Where the defendant raises a counterclaim, the third party who has the right of independent petition puts forward the lawsuit request in connection with the case, and the People's Court decides to try the cases in combination, the case acceptance fees shall be halved separately for the two cases.
In accordance with Article 9 hereof, the case acceptance fee for the retrial case shall be paid according to the requested amount of the retrial for the refused part of the original judgment.
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