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SECTION 1901
Amount of costs in an action
Uniform City Court Act (UCT) CHAPTER 497, ARTICLE 19
§ 1901. Amount of costs in an action.

(a) Ordinary costs. Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c) of
this section, costs awarded in an action shall be in the amount of:

1. fifty dollars for all proceedings before a notice of trial is
filed; plus

2. one hundred dollars for all proceedings after a notice of trial is
filed and before trial; plus

3. one hundred fifty dollars for each trial, inquest or assessment of
damages.

(b) Limited costs in certain actions. Costs awarded in an action for a
sum of money only where the amount of the judgment is not more than six
thousand dollars, shall be in the amount of:

1. twenty dollars for all proceedings before a notice of trial is
filed; plus

2. thirty-five dollars for all proceedings after a notice of trial is
filed and before trial; plus

3. sixty dollars for each trial, inquest or assessment of damages.

(c) This section shall not apply to costs in a summary proceeding or
in a small claims action.