Under the original un-amended Act of 1986, no requirement of payment of Court-fee or any other formal procedure of Court was contemplated. However, after the amendment of 2002, there is a nominal fee you may have to pay for filing a complaint. For example, in the District Forum located in Delhi, the fee structure is as follows –1. Up to 1 Lakh – Rs.1002. 1 Lakh & above but less than 5 Lakhs – Rs.2003. 5 Lakhs & above but less than 10 Lakhs – Rs.4004. 10 Lakhs & above but less than 20 Lakhs – Rs. 500You will have to pay the specified fee in the form of a crossed demand draft drawn on a nationalized bank or through a crossed Indian Postal Order in Favour of the Registrar of the State Commission & payable where it is situated. The concerned District Forum shall deposit the amount so received.
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