NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 3 July 2009                                              No. 16/09

           

 

 

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

Crown Court

 

Southern Circuit

 

Division of Armagh & South Down

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issued by the Lord Chief Justice’s Office


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

 

 

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

 

 

AMENDMENT

 

Northern Ireland Court Business No 07/09 shall be amended as follows:

 

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CROWN COURT SITTINGS

 

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

 

Amendment

 

Delete: Monday 7th September 2009

 

Insert: Tuesday 1st September 2009

 

 

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SOUTHERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

 

CROWN COURT

 

Amendment

 

Delete: Monday 7th September 2009

 

Insert: Tuesday 1st September 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Revised Schedule attached


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

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               ANTRIM  at 10.30 am                                  Wednesday 2 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

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               SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

 

               NEWRY at 10.30 am                                    Tuesday 1 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

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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

Tue 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, 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.