Summary of the updates from the SCCO regarding COP Assessment Delays

Yesterday, the SCCO have released a further notice in relation to the ongoing delays with COP assessments.

In summary, turnaround is as follows at present:

  • Bills received at the beginning of March are currently being assessed
  • The Admin Team are processing the return of assessed bills received back from the Costs Officers in the first week of August
  • New filings for assessment received from the second week of August are being considered for acceptance/rejection
  • Certificate request filings received in the second week of August are currently being reviewed and actioned

Please see the link below for the full notice released:

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