Section 2: Fees of clerks of district and Boston municipal court departments in civil actions
Section 2. The fees of the clerks of the district and Boston municipal court departments of the trial court in civil actions, shall be as follows:
For the entry of a complaint, third-party complaint, petition or other action, and for the filing of a motion to intervene as plaintiff, $180.
For the entry of supplementary proceedings under chapter 224, $30, which, together with the fees of witnesses and officers in the proceedings, shall be allowed the creditor as costs.
For the entry of a claim of trial by the superior court under section 104 of chapter 231, $180.
For approving or disapproving by the court of sureties on bonds or recognizances, $60.
For the entry of a civil appeal in the appellate division of the district court department, $180.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, for the entry of a complaint, petition, appeal or other action by the commonwealth, no fee shall be paid; but, if the commonwealth prevails in the action, the fee shall be taxed against the other party.