NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

         

In this issue 15 January 2014                                    No. 1/14

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 07/13 shall be amended as follows:

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COUNTY COURT SITTINGS

NORTHERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY

Amendment

Insert: Friday 27 June 2014

Revised Schedule attached


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2013/2014

                      NORTHERN CIRCUIT

                                            DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY – LONDONDERRY RECORDER’S COURT

For LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

2013

2014

Opening day of sittings

Thu 5 Sep

Mon 4 Nov

Mon 6 Jan

Mon 28 Apr

Mon 23 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 5 Sep

Mon 4 Nov

Mon 6 Jan

Mon 28 Apr

Mon 23 Jun

Fri 6 Sep

 Tue 5 Nov

Tue 7 Jan

Tue 29 Apr

Tue 24 Jun

 

 Wed 6 Nov

Wed 8 Jan

Wed 30 Apr

Wed 25 Jun

   

Mon 3 Mar

   

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 9 Sep

Thu 7 Nov

Thu 9 Jan

Thu 1 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Mon 23 Sep

Mon 18 Nov

Mon 20 Jan

Mon 12 May

 

Mon 21 Oct

Mon 2 Dec

Mon 3 Mar

Mon 9 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Mon 9 Sep

Fri 8 Nov

Fri  10 Jan

Fri 2 May

Fri 27 Jun

For MAGHERAFELT at 10.30am

         

Opening day of sittings

Mon 14 Oct

Mon 9 Dec

Mon 10 Feb

Mon 12 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 14 Oct

Mon 9 Dec

Mon 10 Feb

Mon 12 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 14 Oct

Mon 9 Dec

Mon 10 Feb

Mon 12 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge at 10.00 am

Mon 14 Oct

Mon 9 Dec

Mon 10 Feb

Mon 12 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Mon 14 Oct

Mon 9 Dec

Mon 10 Feb

Mon 12 May

 

Crown Court at LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 9 Sep

Mon 4 Nov

Mon 6 Jan

Mon 28 Apr

 

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 lodgment documentation in the Bank of Ireland, Belfast City Branch, 4-8 High Street, Belfast, BT1 2BA . Cheques should be payable to “Accountant General”.

# 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 or Magherafelt Courthouses, at the discretion of the Chief Clerk.