NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 13 October 2010                                              No. 30/10

           

 

 

 

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 2010/2011

 

 

AMENDMENT

 

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

 

Pg 4

 

CROWN COURT SITTINGS

EASTERN CIRCUIT

DOWPATRICK

 

Delete: Monday 22 November 2010

Insert:  Monday 1 November 2010

 

 

Pg 18

 

EASTERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF ARDS

 

Amendment

 

Delete: Monday 22 November 2010

Insert:  Monday 1 November 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revised Schedule Attached


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Place of Sitting                                                  Dates for Trials             _

 

OMAGH at 10.30 am                                                  Tuesday 7 September 2010

Trials may be heard at                                                   Monday 20 September 2010

Omagh, Enniskillen or Dungannon                                 Monday 8 November 2010

as directed by the Judge                                                Monday 24 January 2011

                                                                                    Monday 21 March 2011

                                                                                                Monday 23 May 2011

                                                                                                Monday 6 June 2011

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EASTERN CIRCUIT

 

CRAIGAVON at 10.30 am                                         Monday 13 September 2010

                                                                                                Monday 15 November 2010

                                                                                                Monday 17 January 2011

                                                                                                Monday 21 February 2011

                                                                                                Monday 28 March 2011

                                                                                                Monday 9 May 2011

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DOWNPATRICK at 10.30 am                                    Monday 27 September 2010

Trials may be heard at Newtownards                            Monday 1 November 2010

as directed by the Judge                                                Monday 24 January 2011

                                                                                                Monday 14 March 2011

                                                                                                Monday 23 May 2011

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COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2010/2011

 

EASTERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF ARDS

For NEWTOWNARDS at 10.30am

2010

2011

Opening day of sittings

Mon 13 Sep

Mon 8 Nov

Thu 6 Jan

Mon 28 Feb

Tue 3 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 13 Sep

Mon 8 Nov

Mon 10 Jan

Mon 28 Feb

Tue 3 May

Thu 30 Jun    *

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed 15 Sep

Wed 10 Nov

Wed 12 Jan

Wed 2 Mar

Wed 4 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Wed 15 Sep

Wed 10 Nov

Wed 12 Jan

  Wed 2 Mar

Wed 4 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 17 Sep

Fri 12 Nov

Fri 14 Jan

Fri 4 Mar

Fri 6 May

 

For DOWNPATRICK at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Mon 6 Sep

Mon 15 Nov

Mon 17 Jan

Mon 7 Mar

Mon 16 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 6 Sep

Mon 15 Nov

Mon 17 Jan

Mon 7 Mar

Mon 16 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 7 Sep

Tue 16 Nov

Tue 18 Jan

Tue 8 Mar

Tue 17 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Fri 10 Sep

Fri 19 Nov

Fri 21 Jan

Fri 11 Mar

Fri 20 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 7 Sep

Tue 16 Nov

Tue 18 Jan

Tue 8 Mar

Tue 17 May

 

Crown Court at DOWNPATRICK at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

 

Mon 27 Sep

 

 

Mon 1 Nov

 

Mon 24 Jan

 

Mon 14 Mar

 

Mon 23 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, Minors’ Petitions, Minors’ 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 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 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.