NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

                                                                                                                                                No  08/11

PLEASE ENSURE THAT THIS ISSUE OF COURT BUSINESS

 

IS CIRCULATED TO EVERY MEMBER OF YOUR STAFF

 

In this issue 6 May 2011

                                                                                                                                    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 Courts and Tribunals 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 2011/2012

 

 

BELFAST CIRCUIT

 

The Crown Court shall sit continuously at Laganside Courts, 45 Oxford Street, Belfast for taking pleas and conducting trials from Tuesday 30th August 2011 to Friday 2nd September 2011 and thereafter at Laganside Courts as aforesaid and as required at the Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street, Belfast and the Old Townhall Buildings, 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:-

 

Tuesday 30 August 2011
Monday 3 October 2011

Monday 7 November 2011

Monday 5 December 2011

Thursday 5 January 2012

Monday 30 January 2012

Monday 27 February 2012

Monday 26 March 2012

Monday 30 April 2012

Monday 28 May 2012


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 2011/2012

___________________________________________________________________

Place of Sitting                                                  Dates for Trials             _

 

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

 

LONDONDERRY  at 10.30 am                                  Monday 5 September 2011

For Division of Londonderry                                         Monday 7 November 2011

                                                                                    Monday 9 January 2012

                                                                                    Monday 5 March 2012

                                                                                    Tuesday 8 May 2012

                                                            _______________________________________

 

ANTRIM  at 10.30 am                                     Monday 5 September 2011

Trials may be heard at                                                   Monday 14 November 2011

Antrim, Coleraine and Ballymena                                  Monday 16 January 2012

as directed by the Judge                                                Monday 23 April 2012

                                                            _______________________________________

 

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

 

NEWRY at 10.30 am                                                   Monday 5 September 2011

Trials may be heard                                                      Monday 7 November 2011

at Armagh as directed                                                   Friday 6 January 2012

by the Judge                                                                 Monday 27 February 2012

                                                                                    Tuesday 8 May 2012

                                                            _______________________________________

 

 


 

 

___________________________________________________________________

Place of Sitting                                                  Dates for Trials             _

 

OMAGH at 10.30 am                                                  Monday 19 September 2011

Trials may be heard at                                                   Monday 14 November 2011

Omagh, Enniskillen or Dungannon                                 Monday 23 January 2012

as directed by the Judge                                                Monday 5 March 2012

                                                                                    Tuesday 8 May 2012

                                                            _______________________________________

 

EASTERN CIRCUIT

 

CRAIGAVON at 10.30 am                                         Tuesday 6 September 2011

                                                                                    Monday 14 November 2011

                                                                                    Monday 16 January 2012

                                                                                    Monday 13 February 2012

                                                                                    Monday 16 April 2012

                                                                                    Monday 21 May 2012

                                                            _______________________________________

 

DOWNPATRICK at 10.30 am                                    Monday 12 September 2011

Trials may be heard at                                                   Monday 14 November 2011

Newtownards as directed by the                                   Monday 16 January 2012

Judge                                                                           Monday 12 March 2012

                                                                                    Monday 16 April 2012

                                                                                    Monday 21 May 2012

_____________________________________________________________________                                         


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 2011/2012

 

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 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

Mon 16 Apr

Mon 11 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 10 Oct

Mon 12 Dec

Mon 13 Feb

Mon 16 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

Mon 16 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 5 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.


NORTHERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY (continued)

 

 

 CHIEF CLERK:

Mr Leslie Millar

 

 

Londonderry Courthouse,

 

 

 

Bishop Street, Londonderry, 

 

 

LONDONDERRY

 

 

BT48 6PQ

 

 

Telephone: 028 7136 3448

 

 

Fax: 028 7137 2059

 

 

DX 3151 NR Londonderry

 

 

londonderrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

 

 

Mr Stephen Tosh

 

Mrs Glenda Whiteside

 

Londonderry Courthouse,

Londonderry Courthouse,

 

Bishop Street, Londonderry,

Bishop Street, Londonderry,

 

BT48 6PQ

BT48 6PQ

 

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 2011/2012

 

   NORTHERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF ANTRIM  

For BALLYMENA at 10.30am

2011

2012

Opening day of sittings

 

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Mon 9 Jan

Mon 12 Mar

 Mon 14 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

 

 

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Mon 9 Jan

Mon 12 Mar

  Mon 14 May

Wed 27 Jun *

 

Tue 6 Sep

Tue 8 Nov

Tue 10 Jan

Tue 13 Mar

  Tue 15 May

 

 

Wed 7 Sep

Wed 9 Nov

Wed 11 Jan

Wed 14 Mar

Wed 16 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

 

Wed 7 Sep

Wed 9 Nov

Wed 11 Jan

Wed 14 Mar

Wed 16 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

 

Thu 8 Sep

Thu  10 Nov

Thu 12 Jan

Thu 15 Mar

Thu 17 May

 

For COLERAINE at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

 

Tue 4 Oct

Tue 6 Dec

Tue 7 Feb

Tue 17 Apr

Tue 12 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

 

Tue 4 Oct

Tue 6 Dec

Tue 7 Feb

Tue 17 Apr

Tue 12 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

 

Wed 5 Oct

Wed 7 Dec

Wed 8 Feb

Wed 18 Apr

Wed 13 Jun

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

 

Wed 5 Oct

Wed 7 Dec

Web 8 Feb

Wed 18 Apr

Wed 13 Jun

 

Licensing Applications

 

Wed 5 Oct

Wed 7 Dec

Web 8 Feb

Wed 18 Apr

Wed 13 Jun

 

Crown Court at ANTRIM at 10.30am Commencement date for Trials

 

Mon 5 Sep

 Mon 14 Nov

Mon 16 Jan

Mon 23 Apr

 

 

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 8 September 2011, Thursday 10 November 2011, Thursday 12 January 2012, Thursday 15 March 2012 and Thursday 17 May 2012.

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.        Crown  (including arraignments) and Civil business may be listed weeks commencing Monday 22 August 2011 and week commencing    Tuesday 30 August 2011, and week commencing  Friday 6 January 2012 as the County 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)

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 (Note Larne Courthouse is only open on Hearing days)

 

 

 

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 Sinead McCollum

 

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

 

 

Mrs Linda Webster

 

 

Ballymena Courthouse,

 

 

Albert Place, Ballymena ,

 

 

BT43 5BS

 

 

Telephone: 028 2564 9416

 

 

Fax: 028 2565 5371

 

 

DX 3202 NR Ballymena

 

 

ballymenacourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

NAME

 

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

 

Mr Archie Linnegan

262 Whitepark Road,

Bushmills,

Co. Antrim,

BT57 8SN

 

Antrim

Ballymena

Larne

North Antrim

PROCESS SERVER:


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2011/2012

 

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

 

For ARMAGH at 10:30am

2011

2012

Opening day of sittings

Wed 12 Oct

Wed 7 Dec

Wed 8 Feb

Wed 18 Apr

Wed 13 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed 12 Oct

Wed 7 Dec

Thu 9 Feb

Thu 19 Apr

Thu 14 Jun

Commencement of all Civil  business #

Wed 12 Oct

Wed 7 Dec

Wed 8 Feb

Wed 18 Apr

Wed 13 Jun

Licensing Applications

Thu 13 Oct

Thu 8 Dec

Fri 10 Feb

Fri 20 Apr

Fri 15 Jun

For BANBRIDGE @ NEWRY at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 17 Oct

Fri 9 Dec

Mon 13 Feb

Mon 23 Apr

Mon 18 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 17 Oct

Fri 9 Dec

Mon 13 Feb

Mon 23 Apr

Mon 18 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 17 Oct

Fri 9 Dec

Mon 13 Feb

Mon 23 Apr

Mon 18 Jun

Licensing Applications

Tue 18 Oct

-

Tue 14 Feb

-

Tue 19 Jun

For NEWRY at 10:30am

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 10 Oct

Mon 5 Dec

Mon 6 Feb

Mon 16 Apr

Mon 11 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 20 Oct

Mon 12 Dec

Wed 15 Feb

Thu 26 Apr

Thu 21 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 10 Oct

Mon 5 Dec

Mon 6 Feb

Mon 16 Apr

Mon 11 Jun

Licensing Applications

Fri 21 Oct

Tue 13 Dec

Thu 16 Feb

Fri 27 Apr

Fri 22 Jun

Crown Court at NEWRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Fri 6 Jan

Mon 27 Feb

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, 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 Lynne Dripps                             

 

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 Peter Devlin

 

12 Pinewood Avenue,

Hospital Road,

Omagh,

Co. Tyrone,

BT79 0DB

 

Armagh

Mr Mark Walker

21 Burnbrae,

Dromore Road,

Banbridge,

Co. Down,

BT32 4GF

Banbridge

Newry

 


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2011/2012

 

  SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

  DIVISION OF FERMANAGH & TYRONE  

For OMAGH at 10.30am

2011

2012

Opening day of sittings

Wed 7 Sep

Wed 9 Nov

 

Tue 10 Jan

Wed 22 Feb

Wed 18 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed 7 Sep

Wed 9 Nov

 

Tue 10 Jan

Wed 22 Feb

Wed 18 Apr

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed 7 Sep

Wed 9 Nov

 

Tue 10 Jan

Wed 22 Feb

Wed 18 Apr

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Wed 7 Sep

Wed 9 Nov

 

Tue 10 Jan

Wed 22 Feb

Wed 18 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Wed 7 Sep

Wed 9 Nov

 

Tue 10 Jan

Wed 22 Feb

Wed 18 Apr

 

For STRABANE at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Tue 6 Sep

Tue 8 Nov

 

Mon 9 Jan

Tue 21 Feb

Tue 17 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Tue 6 Sep

Tue 8 Nov

 

Mon 9 Jan

Tue 21 Feb

Tue 17 Apr

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 6 Sep

Tue 8 Nov

 

Mon 9 Jan

Tue 21 Feb

Tue 17 Apr

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Tue 6 Sep

Tue 8 Nov

 

Mon 9 Jan

Tue 21 Feb

Tue 17 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 6 Sep

Tue 8 Nov

 

Mon 9 Jan

Tue 21 Feb

Tue 17 Apr

 

For ENNISKILLEN at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

 

Fri 6 Jan

Mon 20 Feb

Mon 16 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates C ourt

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

 

Fri 6 Jan

Mon 20 Feb

Mon 16 Apr

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

 

Fri 6 Jan

Mon 20 Feb

Mon 16 Apr

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

 

Fri 6 Jan

Mon 20 Feb

Mon 16 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

 

Fri 6 Jan

Mon 20 Feb

Mon 16 Apr

 

For DUNGANNON at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Thu 8 Sep

Thu 10 Nov

Mon 5 Dec

Wed 11 Jan

Thu 23 Feb

Thu 19 Apr

Mon 25 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 8 Sep

Thu 10 Nov

Mon 5 Dec

Wed 11 Jan

Thu 23 Feb

Thu 19 Apr

Mon 25 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 8 Sep

Thu 10 Nov

Mon 5 Dec

Wed 11 Jan

Thu 23 Feb

Thu 19 Apr

Mon 25 Jun

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Thu 8 Sep

Thu 10 Nov

Mon 5 Dec

Wed 11 Jan

Thu 23 Feb

Thu 19 Apr

Mon 25 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Thu 8 Sep

Thu 10 Nov

Mon 5 Dec

Wed 11 Jan

Thu 23 Feb

Thu 19 Apr

Mon 25 Jun

Crown Court at OMAGH at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials (see note 3 below)

Mon 19 Sep

Mon 14 Nov

 

Mon 23 Jan

Mon 5 Mar

Tue 8 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 7th September 2011, Tuesday 10th January 2012 & Wednesday 18th April 2012. Criminal Damage/Injury Appeals are processed at Omagh 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:

 

 

Miss Rhonda Crockett      

 

Mrs Josephine McGonigle                    

 

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 2011/2012

 

   EASTERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON

For CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

2011

2012

Opening day of sittings

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Fri 6 Jan

 

Mon 16 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Mon 9 Jan

Mon 5 Mar

Mon 14 May

Mon 11 Jun

 

 

 

 

 

Fri 29 Jun*

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Fri 6 Jan

 

 Mon 16 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 9 Sep

Fri 11 Nov

Fri 13 Jan

Fri 9 Mar

Tue 15 May

 

For LISBURN at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Fri 6 Jan

 

Mon 16 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Tue 6 Sep

Tue 8 Nov

Tue 10 Jan

Tue 6 Mar

Wed 16 May

Tue 12 Jun

Wed 7 Sep

Wed 9 Nov

Wed 11 Jan

Wed 7 Mar

Fri 18 May

Wed 13 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 5 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Fri 6 Jan

 

Mon 16 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Thu 8 Sep

Thu 10 Nov

Thu 12 Jan

Thu 8 Mar

Thu 17 May

 

Crown Court at CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Tue 6 Sep

Mon 14 Nov

Mon 16 Jan

Mon 13 Feb

Mon 16 Apr

Mon 21 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:

Mrs Debbie McKee

 

 

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 Sandra Dougan                          

 

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 David Fullerton

 

6 Hawe Court,

 

Craigavon

 

Bangor,

Lisburn

 

 

Co. Down,

BT19 6XN

 

 


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2011/2012

 

EASTERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF ARDS

For NEWTOWNARDS at 10.30am

2011

2012

Opening day of sittings

Thu 1 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Fri 6 Jan

Mon 5 Mar

Mon 16 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 8 Sep

Thu 10 Nov

Thu 12 Jan

Thu 8 Mar

Thu 17 May

Fri 29 Jun*

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 1 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Fri 6 Jan

Mon 5 Mar

Mon 16 Apr

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Wed 7 Sep

Wed 9 Nov

Wed 11 Jan

Wed 7 Mar

Wed 16 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 9 Sep

Fri 11 Nov

Fri 13 Jan

Fri 9 Mar

Fri 18 May

 

For DOWNPATRICK at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Thu 1 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Fri 6 Jan

Mon 5 Mar

Mon 16 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 5 Sep

 Mon 7 Nov

Mon 9 Jan

Mon 5 Mar

Mon 14 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 1 Sep

Mon 7 Nov

Fri 6 Jan

Mon 5 Mar

Mon 16 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 6 Sep

Tue 8 Nov

Tue 10 Jan

Tue 6 Mar

Tue 15 May

 

Crown Court at DOWNPATRICK at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 12 Sep

Mon 14 Nov

Mon 16 Jan

Mon 12 Mar

  Mon 16 Apr

Mon 21 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.

3.        Crown Court trials may be heard at Newtownards 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 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 Karen Coey

 

 

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:

 

 

Mrs April Dalzell

 

Mrs Ann Redpath                                    

 

Newtownards Courthouse,

Downpatrick Courthouse,

 

 

Regent Street, Newtownards,

21 English Street, Downpatrick,

Downpatrick

 

BT23 4LP

 

BT30 6AD

 

 

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 2011/2012

 

   BELFAST CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF BELFAST – BELFAST RECORDER’S COURT

For LAGANSIDE COURTS at 10.30am

Sep 2011

Oct 2011

Nov 2011

Dec 2011

Jan 2012

Feb 2012

Mar 2012

Apr 2012

May 2012

June 2012

 

Opening day of sittings

Tue

30 Aug

Mon

03 Oct

Mon

07 Nov

Mon

05 Dec

Thu

05 Jan

Mon

30 Jan

Mon

27 Feb

Mon

26 Mar

Mon

30 Apr

Mon

28 May

Mon

25 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates’ Courts

Thu

01 Sep

Mon

03 Oct

Mon

7 Nov

Mon

05 Dec

Thu

05 Jan

Mon

30 Jan

Mon

27 Feb

Mon

26 Mar

Mon

30 Apr

Mon

28 May

Tue

26 Jun

 

Fri

02 Sep

Tue

04 Oct

Tue

8 Nov

Tue

06 Dec

Fri

06 Jan

Tue

31 Jan

Tue

28  Feb

Tue

27 Mar

Tue

01 May

Tue

29 May

Wed

27 Jun

 

 

 

Wed

05 Oct

 

Wed

9 Nov

 

Wed

07 Dec

 

 

Wed

01 Feb

 

Wed

29 Feb

 

Wed

28 Mar

 

Wed

02 May

 

Wed

30 May

 

Youth Appeals

 

Mon

05 Sep

Thu

06 Oct

Thu

10 Nov

Thu

08 Dec

Mon

09 Jan

Thu

02 Feb

Thu

1 Mar

Thu

29 Mar

Thu

03 May

Thu

31 May

 

Matrimonial Appeals

Tue

06 Sep

Thu

06 Oct

Thu

10 Nov

Thu

08 Dec

Tue

10 Jan

Thu

02 Feb

Thu

1 Mar

Thu

29 Mar

Thu

03 May

Thu

31 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue

30 Aug

Mon

03 Oct

Mon

7 Nov

Mon

05 Dec

Thu

05 Jan

Mon

30 Jan

Mon

27 Feb

Mon

26 Mar

Mon

30 Apr

Mon

28 May

 

Civil Bill Review Callover by County Court Judge

Mon

12 Sep

Mon

17 Oct

Mon

7 Nov

Mon

12 Dec

Mon

09 Jan

Mon

13 Feb

Mon

05 Mar

Mon

16 Apr

Mon

14 May

Mon

11 Jun

 

 

Mon

26 Sep

 

Mon

21 Nov

 

Mon

23 Jan

 

Tue

20 Mar

 

Mon

28 May

 

 

Licensing Applications ~ *

Fri

09 Sep

Fri

7 Oct

Fri

11 Nov

Fri

09 Dec

Fri

13 Jan

Fri

03 Feb

Fri

02 Mar

Fri

30 Mar

Fri

4 May

Fri

1 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, Wednesday & Friday

~ 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:

Ms Joan Hynes

 

 

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

 

Ms Sinead Moore

 

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