NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 30 September  2011                                       No. 19/11

           

 

 

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

Crown Court

 

Eastern Circuit

 

Division of Ards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 2011/2012

 

 

AMENDMENT

 

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

 

Pg 4

 

CROWN COURT SITTINGS

 

EASTERN CIRCUIT

 

DOWNPATRICK

 

Amendment

 

Delete: Monday 14 November 2011, Monday 16 January 2012, Monday 12 March 2012, Monday 21 May 2012

 

Insert: Monday 7 November 2011, Monday 9 January 2012, Monday 5 March 2012, Monday 14 May 2012

 

 

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EASTERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF ARDS

 

Amendment

 

Delete: Monday 14 November 2011, Monday 16 January 2012, Monday 12 March 2012, Monday 21 May 2012

 

Insert: Monday 7 November 2011, Monday 9 January 2012, Monday 5 March 2012, Monday 14 May 2012

 

 

 

 

Revised Schedule attached


 

 

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Place of Sitting                                                                   Dates for Trials                       _

 

OMAGH at 10.30 am                    Monday 5 September to Friday 9 September 2011

                                                                        Monday 12 September to Friday 16 September 2011

Trials may be heard at                                                        Monday 19 September 2011

Omagh, Enniskillen or Dungannon                                    Monday 14 November 2011

as directed by the Judge                                                     Monday 23 January 2012

                                                                                            Monday 5 March 2012

Tuesday 8 May 2012

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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

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DOWNPATRICK at 10.30 am                                          Monday 12 September 2011

Trials may be heard at                                                        Monday 7 November 2011

Newtownards as directed by the                                       Monday 9 January 2012

Judge                                                                                  Monday 5 March 2012

Monday 16 April 2012

Monday 14 May 2012

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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 7 Nov

Mon 9 Jan

Mon 5 Mar

  Mon 16 Apr

Mon 14 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.