NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

                                                                                                                                                No 07/09

PLEASE ENSURE THAT THIS ISSUE OF COURT BUSINESS

 

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In this issue 30 April 2009

                                                                                                                                    Pages

1.         Lord Chief Justice’s Directions        -           Crown Court               1-2

                                                                                                Schedule                     3-4

2.         Lord Chief Justice’s Directions        -           County Courts            5

                                                                                                Schedule                    

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

                        Division of Londonderry – Londonderry Recorder’s Court                    6-7

                        Division of Antrim                                                                                 8-9

                        SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

                        Division of Armagh and South Down                                         10-11

                        Division of Fermanagh and Tyrone                                                        12-14

                        EASTERN CIRCUIT

                        Division of Craigavon                                                                            15-16

                        Division of Ards                                                                                    17-18

                        BELFAST CIRCUIT

Division of Belfast – Belfast Recorder’s Court                           19-20

 

 

Issued by the Northern Ireland Court Service                    

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS GIVEN IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 47(2) AND (3) OF THE JUDICATURE (NORTHERN IRELAND) ACT 1978

 

 

CROWN COURT

PLACES OF SITTING OF THE CROWN COURT AND DATES FOR TAKING PLEAS AND COMMENCEMENT OF TRIALS DURING 2009/2010

 

 

BELFAST CIRCUIT

 

The Crown Court shall sit continuously at Laganside Courts, 45 Oxford Street, Belfast for taking pleas and conducting trials from Monday 24th August 2009 to Friday 4th September 2009 and thereafter at Laganside Courts as aforesaid and as required at the Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street, Belfast and the Old Townhall Building, 81-91 Victoria Street, Belfast during sittings of the High Court, in accordance with such directions as may be given by the Lord Chief Justice and shall sit on such other days as the Lord Chief Justice may direct or approve.

 

Jurors in each panel for the Crown Court sitting for the County Court Division of Belfast shall commence service at Laganside Courts on the following dates:-

 

Monday 24 August 2009
Monday 21 September 2009

Monday 19 October 2009

Monday 23 November 2009

Wednesday 6 January 2010

Monday 1 February 2010

Monday 1 March 2010

Monday 12 April 2010

Monday 10 May 2010

Monday 7 June 2010

 


 

 

 

NORTHERN, SOUTHERN AND EASTERN CIRCUIT

 

The Crown Court shall sit at the places listed in column 1 of the Schedule attached to these directions and dates for the commencement of trials at each place shall be the dates specified in column 2 save that a judge may direct a sitting of the Crown Court in any County Court Division on such other day as he may deem necessary for taking pleas and conducting trials.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

SCHEDULE

 

PLACES OF SITTINGS OF THE CROWN COURT AND DATES FOR TAKING TRIALS 2009/2010

                                                                                                                                         

Place of Sitting                                                                       Dates for Trials                     

 

 

               NORTHERN CIRCUIT

 

               LONDONDERRY  at 10.30 am                                           Tuesday 1 September 2009

               For Division of Londonderry                                      Monday 9 November 2009

                                                                                                            Wednesday 6 January 2010

                                                                                                            Monday 1 March 2010

                                                                                                            Tuesday 4 May 2010

_______________________________________

 

               ANTRIM  at 10.30 am                                                          Monday 7 September 2009

               Trials may be heard at                                                            Monday 16 November 2009

               Antrim, Coleraine and Ballymena                                           Monday 11 January 2010

               as directed by the Judge                                                         Monday 15 March 2010

                                                                                                            Monday 17 May 2010

_______________________________________

 

               SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

 

               NEWRY at 10.30 am                                                            Monday 7 September 2009

               Trials may be heard                                                               Monday 9 November 2009

               at Armagh if directed                                                 Wednesday 6 January 2010

               by the Judge                                                                          Monday 1 March 2010

Tuesday 4 May 2010

_______________________________________

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                        

Place of Sitting                                                                       Dates for Trials                     

 

               OMAGH at 10.30 am                                                           Monday 21 September 2009

               Trials may be heard at                                                            Monday 9 November 2009

               Omagh, Enniskillen or Dungannon                                          Monday 25 January 2010

               as directed by the Judge                                                         Monday 12 April 2010

                                                                                                            Monday 24 May 2010

_______________________________________

 

               EASTERN CIRCUIT

 

               CRAIGAVON at 10.30 am                                                  Monday 14 September 2009

                                                                                                            Monday 16 November 2009

                                                                                                            Monday 11 January 2010

                                                                                                            Monday 1 March 2010

                                                                                                            Monday 19 April 2010

Monday 24 May 2010

_______________________________________

 

DOWNPATRICK at 10.30 am                                                Monday 28 September 2009

            Trials may be heard at Newtownards                                        Monday 23 November 2009

as directed by the Judge                                                            Monday 25 January 2010

                                                                                                            Monday 22 March 2010

Monday 24 May 2010

                                                                                                                                                        


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 COURTS

 

PLACES, SITTINGS, DAYS, TIMES, NATURE OF BUSINESS

 

AND APPEALS 2009/2010

 

The days and ordinary hours of sitting of the county court at each venue and the nature of the business to be transacted shall be as shown in the Schedule attached to these Directions.


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2009/2010

 

                                                NORTHERN CIRCUIT

                                                DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY – LONDONDERRY RECORDER’S COURT

For LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

2009

2010

Opening day of sittings

Tue 1 Sep

Mon 9 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Mon 1 Mar

Tue 4  May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed 2 Sep

Tue 10 Nov

Thu 7 Jan

Tue 2 Mar

Wed 5 May

Fri 25 Jun*

Thu 3 Sep

Wed 11 Nov

Fri 8 Jan

Wed 3 Mar

Thu 6 May

 

Fri 4 Sep

Thu 12 Nov

Mon 11 Jan

Thu 4 Mar

Fri 7 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 3 Sep

Wed 11 Nov

Fri 8 Jan

Wed 3 Mar

Thu 6 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

 Mon 14 Sep

Mon 23 Nov

Mon 18 Jan

 

Mon 15 Mar

Mon 17 May

 

   Mon 19 Oct

Mon 14 Dec

Mon 15 Feb

Mon 19 Apr

Mon 14 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 4 Sep

Fri 13 Nov

Fri 8 Jan

Fri  5 Mar

Fri 7 May

 

For MAGHERAFELT at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

 Mon 12 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Mon 8 Feb

Mon 12 Apr

Mon 7 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 15 Oct

Thu 10 Dec

Thu 11 Feb

Thu 15 Apr

Thu 10 Jun

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 15 Oct

Thu 10 Dec

Thu 11 Feb

Thu 15 Apr

Thu 10 Jun

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge at 10.00 am

Fri 16 Oct

Fri 11 Dec

Fri 12 Feb

Fri 16 Apr

Fri 11 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

 Mon 12 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Mon 8 Feb

Mon 12 Apr

Mon 7 Jun

 

Crown Court at LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Tues 1 Sep

Mon 9 Nov

 

Wed 6 Jan

 

Mon 1 Mar

 

Tue 4 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.

 

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY (continued)

 

 

 CHIEF CLERK:

Mrs Carol Nixon

 

 

Londonderry Courthouse,

 

 

 

Bishop Street, Londonderry, 

 

 

LONDONDERRY

 

 

BT48 6PY

 

 

Telephone: 028 7136 3448

 

 

Fax: 028 7137 2059

 

 

DX 3151 NR Londonderry

 

 

londonderrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

 

 

Mrs Sinead Moore

 

Mrs Glenda Whiteside

 

Londonderry Courthouse,

Londonderry Courthouse,

 

Bishop Street, Londonderry,

Bishop Street, Londonderry,

 

BT48 6PY

BT48 6PY

 

Telephone: 028 7136 3448

Telephone: 028 7136 3448

 

Fax: 028 7137 2059

Fax: 028 7137 2059

 

DX 3151 NR Londonderry

DX 3151 NR Londonderry

 

londonderrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

londonderrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 

PROCESS SERVER:

 

NAME

 

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

Mrs Edith Godfrey

77 Bonds Glen Road,

Killaloo,

Co. Londonderry,

BT47 3ST

Limavady

Londonderry

Magherafelt

 


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2009/2010

 

   NORTHERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF ANTRIM  

For BALLYMENA at 10.30am

2009

2010

Opening day of sittings

 

Mon 24 Aug

Mon 9 Nov

Mon 4 Jan

Mon 8 Mar

Mon 10 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

 

Tue 18 Aug *

Mon 24 Aug

 

Mon 9 Nov

 

Mon 4  Jan

 

Mon 8 Mar

 

   Mon 10 May

 

Wed 23 June *

 

Tue 25 Aug

 

Tue 10 Nov

 

Tue 5 Jan

Tue 9  Mar

 

Tue 11 May

 

 

 

Wed 26 Aug

Wed 11 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Wed 10  Mar

Wed 12 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

 

Wed 26 Aug

Wed 11 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Wed 10 Mar

Wed 12 May

 

Licensing Applications

 

Thu 27 Aug

Thu 12 Nov

Thu 7 Jan

Thu 11 Mar

Thu 13 May

 

For COLERAINE at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

 

Tue 6 Oct

Tue 8 Dec

Tue 9 Feb

Tue 13 Apr

Tue 8 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

 

Tue 6 Oct

Tue 8 Dec

Tue 9 Feb

Tue 13 Apr

Tue 8 Jun

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

 

Wed 7 Oct

Wed 9 Dec

Wed 10 Feb

Wed 14 Apr

Wed 9 Jun

 

Licensing Applications

 

Tue 6 Oct

Tue 8 Dec

Tue 9 Feb

Tue 13 Apr

Tue 8 Jun

 

Crown Court at ANTRIM at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

 

Mon 7 Sep

 

Mon 16  Nov

 

Mon 11 Jan

 

Mon 15 Mar

 

Mon 17 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, Interlocutory Applications, Minor’s Petitions, Minor’s Payments Out of Court and any other such miscellaneous applications to the Court.   

NOTES:

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

2.        The County Court Judge and/or District Judge’s Civil Bill Review Callovers shall be listed on such days as the Chief Clerk shall fix.

3.        Crown Court trials may be heard at Antrim, Coleraine and Ballymena at the direction of the Crown Court Judge.

4.        Small Claim hearings by the District Judge at Antrim, Ballymena, Coleraine and Larne will be heard at 10:30am on such days as the Chief Clerk shall fix. Small Claims are processed at Ballymena Courthouse.

5.        Criminal Injury/Criminal Damage Appeals for the Division of Antrim are processed at Ballymena and will be heard at Ballymena courthouse on Thursday 27 August 2009, Thursday 12 November 2009, Thursday 7 January 2010, Thursday 11 March 2010 and Thursday 13 May 2010.

6.        Undefended Divorce Petitions and all petitions relating thereto are processed at Coleraine and Ballymena Courthouse and shall be heard on such days and venues as the Chief Clerk shall fix. 

7.        Civil business will be listed week commencing the 17th August 2009 as the Chief Clerk may fix.

8.        Crown & Civil business will be listed week commencing Tuesday 1st September 2009 as the Crown Court Judge and Chief Clerk may 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.

 

* This sitting is only for Appeals, from any Petty Sessions District within the County Court Division, where the appellant is in custody or where the appeal is urgent.

 

# Civil business includes 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.

 

   

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF ANTRIM (continued)

NOTES (continued)

 

COURTHOUSE ADDRESSES

 

ANTRIM:              Courthouse, 30 Castle Way, Antrim, BT41 4AQ, DX 3452 NR Antrim, TEL. 028 9446 2661,   FAX 028 9446 3301                                 E-MAIL antrimcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

BALLYMENA:      Courthouse, Albert Place, Ballymena, BT43 5BS, DX 3202 NR Ballymena, TEL 028 2564 9416

                                FAX 028 2565 5371  E-MAIL   ballymenacourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

COLERAINE:        Courthouse, 46A Mountsandel Road, Coleraine BT52 1NY, DX 3411 NR Coleraine, TEL. 028 7034 3437,  FAX                                 028 7032 0156  E-MAIL colerainecourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

LARNE:                  Courthouse, Victoria Road, Larne, BT40 1RN, DX 2206 NR Larne,  TEL. 028 2827 2927,   FAX 028 2827 6414 

                                E-MAIL larnecourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

CHIEF CLERK:

Mrs Sharon Hughes

 

 

Ballymena Courthouse,

 

 

Albert Place, Ballymena,

 

 

BT43 5BS

 

 

Telephone: 028 2564 9416

 

 

Fax: 028 2565 5371

 

 

DX 3202 NR Ballymena

 

 

ballymenacourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

 

 

Mrs Bernie McLernon 

 

Miss Denise O’Brien

 

Antrim Courthouse,

Coleraine Courthouse,

 

30 Castle Way, Antrim,

46A Mountsandel Road, Coleraine,  

Cole Road,Coleraine Coleraine, BT52

 

BT41 4AQ

BT52 1NY

 

Telephone: 028 9446 2661

Telephone: 028 7034 3437

 

Fax: 028 9446 3301  

Fax: 028 7032 0156

 

DX 3452 NR Antrim

DX 3411 NR Coleraine

 

antrimcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

uk

colerainecourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

Miss Sinead McCollum

 

 

Ballymena Courthouse,

 

 

Albert Place, Ballymena ,

 

 

BT43 5BS

 

 

Telephone: 028 2564 9416

 

 

Fax: 028 2565 5371

 

 

DX 3202 NR Ballymena

 

 

ballymenacourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

PROCESS SERVER:

 

NAME

 

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

 

Mr Archie Linnegan

262 Whitepark Road,

Bushmills,

Co. Antrim,

BT57 8SN

 

Antrim

Ballymena

Larne

North Antrim


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2009/2010

 

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

 

For ARMAGH at 10:30am

2009

2010

Opening day of sittings

Mon 12 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Mon 8 Feb

Mon 12 Apr

Mon 7 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 12 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Mon 8 Feb

Mon 12 Apr

Mon 7 Jun

Commencement of all Civil  business #

Tue 13 Oct

Tue 8 Dec

Tue 9 Feb

Tue 13 Apr

Tue 8 Jun

Licensing Applications

Wed 14 Oct

Tue 8 Dec

Tue 9 Feb

Tue 13 Apr

Tue 8 Jun

For BANBRIDGE @ NEWRY at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 19 Oct

Mon 14 Dec

Mon 15 Feb

Mon 19 Apr

Mon 14 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 19 Oct

Mon 14 Dec

Mon 15 Feb

Mon 19 Apr

Mon 14 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 20 Oct

-

Tue 16 Feb

-

Tue 15 Jun

Licensing Applications

Tue 20 Oct

-

Tue 16 Feb

-

Tue 15 Jun

For NEWRY at 10:30am

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Wed 21 Oct

Tue 15 Dec

Wed 17 Feb

Tue 20 Apr

Wed 16 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 26 Oct

Tue 15 Dec

Thurs 18 Feb

Tue 20 Apr

Mon 21 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed 21 Oct

Wed 16 Dec

Wed 17 Feb

Wed 21 Apr

Wed 16 Jun

Licensing Applications

Tue 27 Oct

Thur 17 Dec

Mon 22 Feb

Mon 26 Apr

Tue 22 Jun

Crown Court at NEWRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 7 Sep

 

Mon 9 Nov

 

Wed 6 Jan

 

Mon 1 Mar

 

Tue 4 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, Interlocutory Applications, Minor’s Petitions, Minor’s Payments Out of Court and any other such miscellaneous applications to the Court.   

 

NOTES:

 

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

3.        Crown Court trials may be heard at Armagh at the direction of the Crown Court Judge.

 

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 lodgment 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 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.

 


 

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF ARMAGH AND SOUTH DOWN (continued)

 

 

CHIEF CLERK:

Mrs Grainne Campbell

 

 

Newry Courthouse,

 

 

23 New Street, Newry,

 

 

BT35 6JD

 

 

Telephone: 028 3025 2040

 

 

Fax: 028 3026 9830

 

 

DX 2068 NR  Newry

 

 

newrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

 

 

Mrs Theresa Rankin

 

Mrs Sandra Dougan                            

 

Newry Courthouse,

Armagh Courthouse,

 

23 New Street, Newry,

The Mall, Armagh,

 

BT35 6JD

BT61 9DJ

 

Telephone: 028 3025 2040

Telephone: 028 3752 2816

 

Fax : 028 3026 9830

Fax: 028 3752 8194

 

DX 2068 NR Newry

DX 2791 NR Armagh

 

newrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

armaghcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 

PROCESS SERVERS:

 

NAME

 

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

 

Mr Denver Mitchell

 

3 Richmond Drive,

Ballymore Road,

Tandragee,

Co. Armagh,

BT62 2JJ

 

Armagh

Mr Mark Walker

21 Burnbrae,

Dromore Road,

Banbridge,

Co. Down,

BT32 4GF

Banbridge

Newry

 


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2009/2010

 

  SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

  DIVISION OF FERMANAGH & TYRONE  

For OMAGH at 10.30am

2009

2010

Opening day of sittings

Wed 9 Sep

Wed 28 Oct

 

Thu 7 Jan

Wed 3 Mar

Wed 28 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed 9 Sep

Wed 28 Oct

 

Thu 7 Jan

Wed 3 Mar

Wed 28 Apr

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed 9 Sep

Wed 28 Oct

 

Thu 7 Jan

Wed 3 Mar

Wed 28 Apr

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Wed 9 Sep

Wed 28 Oct

 

Thu 7 Jan

Wed 3 Mar

Wed 28 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Wed 9 Sep

Wed 28 Oct

 

Thu 7 Jan

Wed 3 Mar

Wed 28 Apr

 

For STRABANE at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Tue 8 Sep

Mon 26 Oct

 

Mon 11 Jan

Mon 1 Mar

Mon 26 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Tue 8 Sep

Mon 26 Oct

 

Mon 11 Jan

Mon 1 Mar

Mon 26 Apr

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 8 Sep

Mon 26 Oct

 

Mon 11 Jan

Mon 1 Mar

Mon 26 Apr

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Tue 8 Sep

Mon 26 Oct

 

Mon 11 Jan

Mon 1 Mar

Mon 26 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 8 Sep

Mon 26 Oct

 

Mon 11 Jan

Mon 1 Mar

Mon 26 Apr

 

For ENNISKILLEN at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 7 Sep

Tue 27 Oct

 

Wed 6 Jan

Tue 2 Mar

Tue 27 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 7 Sep

Tue 27 Oct

 

Wed 6 Jan

Tue 2 Mar

Tue 27 Apr

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 7 Sep

Tue 27 Oct

 

Wed 6 Jan

Tue 2 Mar

Tue 27 Apr

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Mon 7 Sep

Tue 27 Oct

 

Wed 6 Jan

Tue 2 Mar

Tue 27 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Mon 7 Sep

Tue 27 Oct

 

Wed 6 Jan

Tue 2 Mar

Tue 27 Apr

 

For DUNGANNON at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Thu 10 Sep

Thu 29 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Fri 8 Jan

Thu 4 Mar

Thu 29 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 10 Sep

Thu 29 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Fri 8 Jan

Thu 4 Mar

Thu 29 Apr

*Wed 30 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 10 Sep

Thu 29 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Fri 8 Jan

Thu 4 Mar

Thu 29 Apr

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Thu 10 Sep

Thu 29 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Fri 8 Jan

Thu 4 Mar

Thu 29 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Thu 10 Sep

Thu 29 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Fri 8 Jan

Thu 4 Mar

Thu 29 Apr

 

Crown Court at OMAGH at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials (see note 3 below)

Mon 21 Sep

Mon 9 Nov

 

Mon 25 Jan

Mon 12 Apr

Mon 24 May

 

 

 

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF FERMANAGH AND TYRONE  (continued)

 

 

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, Interlocutory Applications, Minor’s Petitions, Minor’s Payments Out of Court and any other such miscellaneous applications to the Court.  

 

NOTES:

 

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

3.        Crown Court trials may be heard at Omagh, Enniskillen, or Dungannon at the direction of the Crown Court Judge.

4.        Small Claim hearings by the District Judge at Omagh, Strabane, Enniskillen and Dungannon will be heard at 10:30am on such days as the Chief Clerk shall fix.  Small Claims are processed at Enniskillen Courthouse.

5.        Criminal Injury/Criminal Damage Appeals for the Division of Fermanagh & Tyrone will be heard at Omagh courthouse on Wednesday 9 September 2009, Thursday 7 January 2010 and Wednesday 28 April 2010. Criminal Damage/Injury Appeals are processed at Strabane Courthouse.

6.        Undefended Divorce Petitions and all applications relating thereto are processed at Dungannon Courthouse and shall be heard on such days as the Chief Clerk shall fix.

7.        The Judge may appoint other days for Adoption hearings.

 

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 lodgment 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.

 

* This sitting is only for Appeals, from any Petty Sessions District within the County Court Division, where the appellant is in custody or where the appeal is urgent.

 

# 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.

 

COURTHOUSE ADDRESSES

ENNISKILLEN : Courthouse, East Bridge Street, Enniskillen, BT74 7BW. DX 3553 NR ENNISKILLEN

                             TEL: 028 6632 2356   FAX: 028 6632 3636  E-MAIL : enniskillencourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

STRABANE      : Courthouse, Derry Road, Strabane, BT82 8DT. DX3312 NR STRABANE

                             TEL: 028 7138 2544.  FAX: 028 7138 3209 E-MAIL : strabanecourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

OMAGH            :  Courthouse, High Street, Omagh, BT78 1DU. DX3602 NR OMAGH

                              TEL: 028 8224 2056  FAX: 028 8225 1198 E-MAIL: omaghcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

DUNGANNON :  Courthouse, 46 Killyman Road, Dungannon, BT71 6DE. DX 3052 NR DUNGANNON 3

                              TEL: 028 8772 2992  FAX: 028 8772 8169 E-MAIL : dungannoncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

CHIEF CLERK:

Mr Nigel Elliott

 

 

Omagh Courthouse,

 

 

High Street, Omagh,

 

 

BT78 1DU

 

 

Telephone: 028 8224 2056

 

 

Fax : 028 8225 1198

 

 

DX 3602 NR Omagh

 

 

omaghcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

 

 

Mrs Lynne Dripps

 

Mr Stephen Tosh                                  

 

Dungannon  Courthouse,

Omagh Courthouse,

 

46 Killyman Road, Dungannon,

 

High Street, Omagh,

 

 

BT71 6DE

BT78 1DU

 

Telephone: 028 8772 2992

Telephone: 028 8224 2056

 

Fax: 028 8772 8169

Fax: 028 8225 1198

 

DX 3052 NR Dungannon 3

DX 3602 NR Omagh

 

dungannoncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

omaghcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF FERMANAGH AND TYRONE  (continued)

 

 

PROCESS SERVERS:

 

NAME

 

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

 

Mr Robert McFarland

Fyagh,    

Tamlaght,

Enniskillen,

Co. Fermanagh,

BT74 4LF

Fermanagh

 

Mr Peter Devlin     

 

12 Pinewood Avenue,

Omagh,

Co. Tyrone,

BT79 ODB

 

East Tyrone

Omagh

Strabane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2009/2010

 

   EASTERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON

 

For CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

2009

2010

Opening day of sittings

Tue 1 Sep

Mon 9 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Mon 12 Apr

Mon 17 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 7 Sep

Mon 9 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Mon 12 Apr

Mon 17 May

Wed 30 Jun*

 

 

Fri 26 Feb

 

 

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 1 Sep

Mon 9 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Mon 12 Apr

Mon 17 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 8 Sep

Tue 10 Nov

Thu 7 Jan

Tue 13 Apr

Tue 18 May

 

For LISBURN at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Tue 1 Sep

Mon 9 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Mon 12 Apr

Mon 17 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 10 Sep

Thu 12 Nov

Wed 24 Feb

Fri 16 Apr

Fri 21 May

Wed 23 Jun

Fri 11 Sep

Thu 17 Dec

 

 

 

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 1 Sep

Mon 9 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Mon 12 Apr

Mon 17 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Wed 9 Sep

Fri 13 Nov

Fri 8 Jan

Thu 15 Apr

Thu 20 May

 

Crown Court at CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 14 Sep

 Mon 16 Nov

Mon 11 Jan

 

Mon 1 Mar

 

Mon 19 Apr

 Mon 24 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, Interlocutory Applications, Minor’s Petitions, Minor’s Payments Out of Court 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 lodgment 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.

 

* This sitting is only for Appeals, from any Petty Sessions District within the County Court Division, where the appellant is in custody or where the appeal is urgent.

 

# 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.

 


  

EASTERN CIRCUIT

       DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON (continued)

 

 

CHIEF CLERK:

Miss Margaret Elliott

 

 

Craigavon Courthouse,

 

 

Central Way, Craigavon,

 

 

BT64  1AP

 

 

Telephone:  028 3834 1324

 

 

Fax: 028 3834 1243

 

 

DX 3762 NR Craigavon

 

 

craigavoncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

 

 

Mr Clive Cromie

 

Mrs April Dalzell                             

 

Craigavon Courthouse,

 

Lisburn Courthouse,

 

Central Way, Craigavon,

Railway Street, Lisburn,

 

BT64  1AP

BT28 1XR

 

Telephone: 028 3834 1324

Telephone: 028 9267 5336

 

Fax: 028 3834 1243

Fax: 028 9260 4107

 

DX 3762 NR Craigavon

DX 3383 NR Lisburn

 

craigavoncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

lisburncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 

PROCESS SERVER:

 

NAME

 

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

 

Mr Denver Mitchell

 

3 Richmond Drive,

 

Craigavon

 

Ballymore Road,

Lisburn

 

 

Tandragee,

Co. Armagh

BT62 2JJ

 

 


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2009/2010

 

EASTERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF ARDS

For NEWTOWNARDS at 10.30am

2009

2010

Opening day of sittings

Mon 14 Sep

Mon 9 Nov

Mon 11 Jan

Mon 8 Mar

Mon 10 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 14 Sep

Mon 9 Nov

Mon 11 Jan

Mon 8 Mar

Mon 10 May

*Wed 30 Jun 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed 16 Sep

Wed 11 Nov

Wed 13 Jan

Wed 10 Mar

Wed 12 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Wed 16 Sep

Wed 11 Nov

Wed 13 Jan

Wed 10 Mar

Wed 12 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 18 Sep

Fri 13 Nov

Fri 15 Jan

Fri 12 Mar

Fri 14 May

 

For DOWNPATRICK at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 7 Sep

Mon 16 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Mon 1 Mar

Mon 17 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 7 Sep

Mon 16 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Mon 1 Mar

Mon 17 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 8 Sep

Tue 17 Nov

Thur 7 Jan

Tue 2 Mar

Tue 18 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Tue 8 Sep

Tue 17 Nov

Thur 7 Jan

Tue 2 Mar

Tue 18 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 11 Sep

Fri 20 Nov

Fri 8 Jan

Fri 5 Mar

Fri 21 May

 

Crown Court at DOWNPATRICK at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 28 Sep

 

Mon 23 Nov

Mon 25 Jan

Mon 22 Mar

Mon 24 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, Interlocutory Applications, Minor’s Petitions, Minor’s Payments Out of Court 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 Call over 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.

 

* This sitting is only for Appeals, from any Petty Sessions District within the County Court Division, where the appellant is in custody or where the appeal is urgent.

 

# Civil business includes 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.

 

 

 


  

EASTERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF ARDS (continued)

 

 

CHIEF CLERK:

Mrs Valerie Brennan

 

 

Newtownards Courthouse,

 

 

 

Regent Street, Newtownards,

 

 

BT23 4LP

 

 

Telephone: 028 9181 4343

 

 

Fax: 028 9181 8024

 

 

DX 2602 NR Newtownards

 

 

newtownardscourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

 

 

Miss Doris Thompson

 

Mrs Karen Coey                                       

 

Newtownards Courthouse,

Downpatrick Courthouse,

 

 

Regent Street, Newtownards,

21 English Street, Downpatrick,

Downpatrick

 

BT23 4LP

 

BT30 6AB

 

 

Telephone: 028 9181 4343

Telephone: 028 4461 4621

 

Fax: 028 9181 8024

Fax: 028 4461 3969

 

DX 2602 NR Newtownards

DX 2971 NR Downpatrick

 

newtownardscourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

downpatrickcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 

PROCESS SERVER:

 

NAME

 

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

Mr David Fullerton

6 Hawe Court,

Bangor,

BT19 6XN

 

Ards

Castlereagh

Down

North Down

 

 


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2009/2010

 

   BELFAST CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF BELFAST – BELFAST RECORDER’S COURT

For LAGANSIDE COURTS at 10.30am

Sep 2009

Oct 2009

Nov 2009

Dec 2009

Jan 2010

Feb 2010

Mar 2010

Apr 2010

May 2010

June 2010

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 24 Aug

Mon 28 Sep

Mon 26 Oct

Mon 23 Nov

Mon 4 Jan

Mon 1 Feb

Mon 1 Mar

Mon 12 Apr

Tue 4 May

Tue 1 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates’ Courts

Tue 1 Sep

Mon 28 Sep

Mon 26 Oct

Mon 23 Nov

Mon 4 Jan

Mon 1 Feb

Mon 1 Mar

Mon 12 Apr

Tue 4 May

Tue 1 Jun

Mon 28 Jun

 

Wed 2 Sep

Tue 29 Sep

Tue 27 Oct

Tue 24 Nov

Tue 5 Jan

Tue 2 Feb

Tue 2 Mar

Tue 13 Apr

Wed 5 May

Wed 2 Jun

Tue 29 Jun

 

 

Wed 30 Sep

Wed 28 Oct

Wed 25 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Wed 3 Feb

Wed 3 Mar

Wed 14 Apr

 

 

 

Youth Appeals

 

Thu 3 Sep

Thu 1 Oct

Thu 29 Oct

Thu 26 Nov

Thu 7 Jan

Thu 4 Feb

Thu 4 Mar

Thu 15 Apr

Thu 6 May

Thu 3 Jun

Wed 30 Jun

Matrimonial Appeals

Thu 3 Sep

Thu 1 Oct

Thu 29 Oct

Thu 26 Nov

Thu 7 Jan

Thu 4 Feb

Thu 4 Mar

Thu 15 Apr

Thu 6 May

Thu 3 Jun

Wed 30 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 1 Sep

Mon 28 Sep

Mon 26 Oct

Mon 23 Nov

Mon 4 Jan

Mon 1 Feb

Mon 1 Mar

Mon 12 Apr

Tue 4 May

Tue 1 Jun

 

Civil Bill Review Callover by County Court Judge

Mon 7 Sep

Mon 12 Oct

Mon 16 Nov

Mon 30 Nov

 

Mon 11 Jan

 

Mon 8 Feb

 

Mon 8 Mar

 

Mon 19 Apr

 

Mon 10 May

 

Mon 14 Jun

 

 

 

 

Mon 21 Sep

Mon 26 Oct

 

Mon 14 Dec

Mon 25 Jan

Mon 22 Feb

Mon 22 Mar

 

Mon 24 May

 

 

Licensing Applications ~ *

Fri 4 Sep

Fri 2 Oct

Fri 30 Oct

Fri 27 Nov

Fri 8 Jan

Fri 5 Feb

Fri 5 Mar

Fri 16 Apr

Fri 7 May

Fri 4 Jun

 

 

NOTES:

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

 

# Business will be listed on such days as may be specified by the Chief Clerk and includes: Family Care Centre Applications and Appeals, Defended Civil Bills, Committal and Enforcement Civil Bills, Criminal Injury and Criminal Damage Appeals, Equity Petitions, Adoptions, Disputed Small Claims, Ancillary Relief Applications and Ejectment and Hire Purchase Civil Bills.

 

Matters at 10.00am (as necessary):-
Interlocutory matters each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Equity matters, Minor’s Petitions, and Minor’s Payments Out of Court each Tuesday and Thursday.
Miscellaneous matters each Thursday.

Undefended Divorce Petitions each Monday and Wednesday.

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

* Equity Civil Bills will also be listed on these dates.

 

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 lodgment 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.

 

 

 

 

 

BELFAST CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF BELFAST (continued)

 

 

CHIEF CLERK:

Mr Eric Strain

 

 

Laganside Courts,

 

 

45 Oxford Street, Belfast,

 

 

BT1 3LL

 

 

Telephone: 028 9032 8594

 

 

Fax: 028 9024 2078

 

 

DX 461 NR Belfast 1

 

 

csmlaganside@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

 

 

Mrs Kim Elliott

 

Mr George Russell

 

Laganside Courts,

Laganside Courts,

 

45 Oxford Street, Belfast,

45 Oxford Street, Belfast,

 

BT1 3LL

BT1 3LL

 

Telephone: 028 9032 8594

Telephone: 028 9032 8594

 

Fax: 028 9024 2078

Fax: 028 9024 2078

 

DX 461 NR Belfast 1

DX 461 NR Belfast 1

 

csmlaganside@courtsni.gov.uk

csmlaganside@courtsni.gov.uk ggggggeorgerussell@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

Mrs Stephanie O’Neill

 

 

Laganside Courts,

 

 

45 Oxford Street, Belfast,

 

 

BT1 3LL

 

 

Telephone: 028 9032 8594

 

 

Fax: 028 9024 2078

 

 

DX 461 NR Belfast 1

 

 

csmlaganside@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

PROCESS SERVER:

 

NAME

 

ADDRESS

DISTRICT SERVED

 

Mr  David Fullerton

6 Hawe Court,

Bangor,

BT19 6XN

Belfast and Newtownabbey