NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 16 January 2012                                    No. 1/12

           

 

 

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

County Court

 

Northern Circuit

 

Division of Londonderry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issued by the Lord Chief Justice’s Office


LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS GIVEN UNDER ARTICLE 4 OF THE COUNTY COURTS (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1980, AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE COUNTY COURT JUDGE ASSIGNED TO EACH DIVISION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 6(2) OF THE SAID ORDER

 

 

COUNTY COURT SITTINGS

 

 

AMENDMENT

 

Northern Ireland Court Business No 08/11 shall be amended as follows:

 

Pg 6

 

NORTHERN CIRCUIT:

DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY

 

Amendment

 

Delete: Monday 16 April 2012

 

Insert: Thursday 19 April 2012

 

 

 

 

 

Revised Schedule attached


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2011/2012

 

                                                NORTHERN CIRCUIT

                                                DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY – LONDONDERRY RECORDER’S COURT

For LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

2011

2012

Opening day of sittings

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Mon 9 Jan

Mon 12 Mar

Tue 8 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Mon 9 Jan

Mon 12 Mar

Tue 8 May

Fri  29 Jun

Tue 6 Sep

Tue 8 Nov

Tue 10 Jan

Tue 13 Mar

Wed 9 May

 

Wed 7 Sep

Wed 9 Nov

Wed 11 Jan

Wed 14 Mar

Thu 10 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 8 Sep

Thu 10 Nov

Thu 12 Jan

Thu 15 Mar

Thu 10 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

 Mon 19 Sep

Mon 21 Nov

Mon 16 Jan

Tue 20 Mar

Mon 14 May

 

Mon 17 Oct

Mon 19 Dec

Mon 20 Feb

Mon 23 Apr

Mon 18 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 9 Sep

Fri 11 Nov

Fri 13 Jan

Fri 16 Mar

Fri 11 May

 

For MAGHERAFELT at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 10 Oct

Mon 12 Dec

Mon 13 Feb

Thu 19 Apr

Mon 11 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 10 Oct

Mon 12 Dec

Mon 13 Feb

Thu 19 Apr

Mon 11 Jun

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 13 Oct

Thu 15 Dec

Thu 16 Feb

Thu 19 Apr

Thu 14 Jun

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge at 10.00 am

Fri 14 Oct

Fri 16 Dec

Fri 17 Feb

Fri 20 Apr

Fri 15 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Mon 10 Oct

Mon 12 Dec

Mon 13 Feb

Thu 19 Apr

Mon 11 Jun

 

Crown Court at LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

 Mon 9 Jan

Mon 12 Mar

Tue 8 May

 

The following matters shall be listed at the discretion of the Chief Clerk at 10.00am on such days and at such venues which are suitable to the Court:

Divorce Petitions, Family Care Centre Applications and Appeals, Interlocutory Applications, Minor’s Petitions, Minor’s Payments Out of Court, Disputed Small Claims, Defended Civil Bills, Adoptions, Ancillary Relief Applications, Ejectment and Hire Purchase Civil Bills and any other such miscellaneous applications to the Court.   

NOTES:

 

1.        Crown Court arraignments shall be listed on such days as the Crown Court Judge and Chief Clerk may fix.

2.        The District Judge’s Civil Bill Review Callover shall be listed on such days and at such venues as the Chief Clerk shall fix.

 

Payments Into Court by a defendant under Order 21 of the County Court Rules (Northern Ireland) 1981 or, by a Respondent under Rule 4 of the County Court (Criminal Damage Compensation) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1983 or, under Rule 5 of the County Court (Criminal Injury to the Person) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1988 shall be made by lodging the desired sum with three copies of the lodgement documentation in the Bank of Ireland, 54 Donegall Place, Belfast, either to the credit of the ‘Civil Bill Account’ or the Criminal Injuries Account’ as the case may be.

 

# Civil business includes Family Care Centre Applications and Appeals, Defended Civil Bills, Committal Civil Bills, Criminal Injury and Criminal Damage Appeals, Equity Petitions, Adoptions, Disputed Small Claims, Ancillary Relief Applications and Ejectment and Hire Purchase Civil Bills.

 

~ Licensing Applications includes all Spirit Licensing and Registration of Clubs applications.

 

On occasion County Court business may be listed before the County Court Judge and/or District Judge at Limavady Courthouse, at the discretion of the Chief Clerk.