NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 6 October 2010                                                      No. 25/10

           

 

 

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

                                    Magistrates’ Courts

 

Petty Sessions District of Armagh

 

Petty Sessions District of Banbridge

 

Petty Sessions District of Newry and Mourne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issued by the Lord Chief Justice’s Office


LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS UNDER ARTICLE 11(3)

OF THE MAGISTRATES’ COURTS (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1981

 

MAGISTRATES’ COURTS

 

 

Amendment

 

Schedule 2 to the Lord Chancellor’s Directions dated 24 May 1990 and published in the issue of “Northern Ireland Court Business” No.4/90 shall be amended

 

with effect from 1 July 2010 as follows :

 

Page 1                   :         Petty Sessions District of Armagh

 

Column 5             :         Other Business

 

Delete                    :         1st where it appears opposite Monday

 

Insert                    :         2nd where it appears opposite Monday

 

 

Page 2                   :         Petty Sessions District of Banbridge

 

Column 5             :         Other Business

 

Insert                    :         1st where it appears opposite Monday

 

 

Page 6                   :         Petty Sessions District of Newry and Mourne

 

Column 5             :         Other Business

 

Delete                    :         5th where it appears opposite Thursday

 

Insert                    :         3rd & 5th where it appears opposite Thursday

 

Delete                    :         2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th where it appears opposite Friday

 

Insert                    :         2nd, 4th & 5th where it appears opposite Friday

 

 

Column 7             :         Family

 

Delete                    :         2nd where it appears opposite Monday

 

Insert                    :         1st where it appears opposite Monday

 

Column 8             :         Domestic

 

Delete                    :         1st where it appears opposite Friday

 

Insert                    :         1st where it appears opposite Thursday        

                            

                            


SCHEDULE 2

Places and days for sittings of Petty Sessions

 

PETTY SESSIONS DISTRICT

PLACE AND TIME

 WARDS

NATURE OF BUSINESS/DAY OF MONTH

PLACE OF HEARING OF APPEALS

 

 

(1)

 

 

(2)

 

 

(3)

DAY

 

(4)

OTHER BUSINESS

(5)

YOUTH

 

(6)

FAMILY

 

(7)

DOMESTIC

 

(8)

YOUTH AND DOMESTIC

(9)

 

 

(10)

ANTRIM

Antrim

    All wards

Monday

1st & 5th

 

 

3rd

 

Ballymena

 

 

 

Tuesday

Every

 

 

 

 

 

 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

commence at

 

Thursday

 

2nd & 4th

 

 

 

 

 

10.00am. Video Link Remand Courts sit at 9.30am every Tuesday

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARDS

Newtownards

    All wards

Monday

Every

 

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

 

 

Newtownards

Also

All sittings

 

Tuesday

 

1st & 3rd

 

2nd & 4th

 

 

incorporates all Castlereagh

commence at 10.30am. Video

 

Wednesday

1st & 3rd

 

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

2nd

 

 

PS District sittings

Link Remand

Courts sit at

 

Thursday

2nd, 4th & 5th

 

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

 

 

 

 

10.00am every Friday

 

Friday

Every

 

 

 

 

 

ARMAGH

Armagh

    All wards

Monday

2nd

 

 

 

 

Newry

 

 

 

Tuesday

Every

 

 

 

 

 

 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

commence at

 

Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.30 am.  Video Link Remand Courts sit at 10.00am every Tuesday

 

Friday

3rd

2nd

 

 

4th

 

April 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

SCHEDULE 2 (continued)

 

 

PETTY SESSIONS DISTRICT

 

PLACE AND TIME

 

WARDS

 

NATURE OF BUSINESS/DAY OF MONTH

 

PLACE OF HEARING OF APPEALS

 

 

(1)

 

 

(2)

 

 

(3)

DAY

 

(4)

OTHER BUSINESS

(5)

YOUTH

 

(6)

FAMILY

 

(7)

DOMESTIC

 

(8)

YOUTH AND DOMESTIC

(9)

 

 

(10)

BALLYMENA

Ballymena

All wards

Monday

2nd

 

2nd & 4th Ø

4th

 

Ballymena

 

 

 

Tuesday

2nd & 4th

1st & 3rd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

5th

 

Every

 

 

 

 

All sittings

 

Thursday

Every

 

1st# & 3rd*

 

 

 

 

commence at

10.00am

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

BANBRIDGE

Banbridge

All wards

Monday

1st

 

 

 

3rd

Banbridge

 

sitting

 

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

sitting at Newry

 

at Newry

 

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All sittings commence at

 

Thursday

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.30am

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

BELFAST AND NEWTOWNABBEY

Laganside Courts

All wards

Monday

Every

Every

Every

 

            

Belfast

 

Complex

 

Tuesday

Every

 

Every

1st

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

Every

Every

 

Every

 

 

All sittings commence at 10.30am except:

·   Adult Video Link Remand Courts which commence at 9.45am each day.

·   Youth Video Link Remand Courts which commence at 10.00am each Wednesday.

·   Family Courts which commence at 10.00am each Monday and Tuesday.

·   Fixed Penalty Enforcement Courts which commence at 12.00 noon each Tuesday.

 

Thursday

Every

 

Every

 

 

 

 

Friday

Every

Every

Every

 

 

 

Ø             Ballymena Family Proceedings Court sits at Coleraine on the 2nd & 4th Monday                                                                                                                                                                            

#              Ballymena Family Proceedings Courts at Antrim on the 1st Thursday

*              Ballymena Family Proceedings Court sits at Larne on the 3rd Thursday.

October 2010

2.

SCHEDULE 2 (continued)

 

 

PETTY SESSIONS DISTRICT

 

PLACE AND TIME

 

WARDS

 

NATURE OF BUSINESS/DAY OF MONTH

 

PLACE OF HEARING OF APPEALS

 

(1)

 

(2)

 

(3)

DAY

 

(4)

OTHER BUSINESS

(5)

YOUTH

 

(6)

FAMILY

 

(7)

DOMESTIC

 

(8)

YOUTH AND DOMESTIC

(9)

 

 

(10)

LONDONDERRY

Londonderry

All wards

Monday

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th

 

 

4th

 

Londonderry

 

All sittings

commence at

 

Tuesday

1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th

 

2nd

 

 

 

 

10.00am

 

Wednesday

5th

1st, 2nd & 4th

3rd

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

Every

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday

Every

 

Every

 

 

 

MAGHERAFELT

Magherafelt

All wards

Monday

1st

 

 

 

3rd

Magherafelt

 

Other business

 

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and Youth sittings

 

Wednesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

 

 

 

 

 

 

commence at

 

Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.00am

Domestic Court sits at 11.00am

 

Friday

4th

 

 

 

 

 

NEWRY AND

MOURNE

Newry

All wards

Monday

2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th

 

1st

 

 

Newry

 

All sittings

 

Tuesday

 

 

Every

 

 

 

 

commence at

 

Wednesday

Every

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.30am.

 

Thursday

3rd & 5th

 

 

1st

 

 

 

Video Link Remand Courts sit at 10.00am every Wednesday

 

Friday

2nd, 4th & 5th

1st & 3rd

 

 

 

 

NORTH ANTRIM

Coleraine  

    All wards

Monday

Every

              

 

 

 

Coleraine

 

All sittings

 

Tuesday

5th

2nd & 4th

 

 

 

 

 

commence at

 

Wednesday

Every

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.00am

 

Thursday

 

 

 

1st & 3rd

 

 

 

Video Link Remand Courts sit at 9.45am every Monday

 

Friday

Every

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                October 2010

 

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