NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 5 October 2009                                       No. 25/09

 

 

 

 

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 07/09 shall be amended as follows:

 

Pg 6

 

NORTHERN CIRCUIT:

 

DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY:

 

MAGHERAFELT:

 

Amendments

 

Delete:  Monday 7 December 2009

Insert:   Tuesday 8 December 2009

 

Delete:  Monday 7 June 2010

Insert:   Tuesday 8 June 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revised Schedule attached

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Tue 8 Dec

Mon 8 Feb

Mon 12 Apr

Tue 8 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.