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What is a folio?

What is a folio?

In legal costing in the NSW Local Court, NSW District Court, NSW Supreme Court, Family Court and recently in the Federal Court, a folio is up to 100 words. For example, if a letter is 45 words, it is one folio. If it is 99 words it is 1 folio. If it is 101 words it is 2 folios.

In the High Court a folio is up to 72 words.

In the Federal Court prior to 1.8.11 a folio was 72 words.