Unless the court shall, in express terms, adjudge to the contrary, costs awarded in the Supreme Court shall be as follows:
Counsellors prevailing on a contested motion, petition (except a petition for certification) or application, whether or not in a pending cause, shall be entitled to a fee of ten dollars ($10.00) against the opposing parties;
For arguing a cause before the Supreme Court, counsellors shall be entitled to a fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00);
Counsellors prevailing in opposition to a petition for certification, shall be entitled to a fee of ten dollars ($10.00);
All filing fees paid to the clerk of the court.
No costs shall be taxed for more than one counsellor on each side.
N.J.S. § 22A:2-2
L.1953, c.22, p.385, s.11.