NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 1 October 2010                                                No. 24/10

           

 

 

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

County Court

 

Northern Circuit

 

Division of Londonderry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issued by the Lord Chief Justice’s Office


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

 

 

COUNTY COURT SITTINGS

 

 

AMENDMENT

 

Northern Ireland Court Business No 09/10 shall be amended as follows:

 

Pg 6

 

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY

 

Amendments

 

Opening day of sittings

 

Delete: 1st November 2010

Insert: 25th October 2010

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

 

Delete: 1st November 2010, 2nd November 2010 and 3rd November 2010

Insert: 25th October 2010, 26th October 2010 and 27th October 2010

 

Commencement of all Civil business

 

Delete: 4th November 2010

Insert: 28th October 2010

 

Licensing Applications

 

Delete: 5th November 2010

Insert: 29th October 2010

 

Revised Schedule Attached

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2010/2011

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY – LONDONDERRY RECORDER’S COURT

For LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

2010

2011

Opening day of sittings

Mon 6 Sep

Mon 25 Oct

Mon 10 Jan

Mon 7 Mar

Tue 3 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 6 Sep

Mon 25Oct

Mon 10 Jan

Mon 7 Mar

Tue 3 May

Fri 24 Jun*

Tue 7 Sep

Tue 26 Oct

Tue 11 Jan

Tue 8 Mar

Wed 4 May

 

Wed 8 Sep

Wed 27 Oct

Wed 12 Jan

Wed 9 Mar

Thu 5 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 9 Sep

Thu 28 Oct

Thu 13 Jan

Thu 10 Mar

Thu 5 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Mon 20 Sep

Mon 22 Nov

Mon 17 Jan

Mon 21 Mar

Mon 16 May

 

Mon 18 Oct

Mon 13 Dec

   Mon 21 Feb

 Mon 11 Apr

 Mon 20 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 10 Sep

Fri 29 Oct

Fri 14 Jan

Fri 11 Mar

Fri 6 May

 

For MAGHERAFELT at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 11 Oct

Mon 13 Dec

Mon 14 Feb

Mon 11 Apr

Mon 13 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 11 Oct

Mon 13 Dec

Mon 14 Feb

Mon 11 Apr

Mon 13 Jun

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 14 Oct

Thu 16 Dec

Thu 17 Feb

Thu 14 Apr

Thu 16 Jun

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge at 10.00 am

Fri 15 Oct

Fri 17 Dec

Fri 18 Feb

Fri 15 Apr

Fri 17 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Mon 11 Oct

Mon 13 Dec

Mon 14 Feb

Mon 11 Apr

Mon 13 Jun

 

Crown Court at LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

 Mon 6 Sep

Mon 1 Nov

Mon 10 Jan

Mon 7 Mar

Tue 3 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, Minors’ Petitions, Minors’ 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 Public Sector, Bank of Ireland, 4-8 High Street, Belfast, BT1 2BA 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.

 

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.