Crest of the office of the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

         

In this issue 25 January 2013                                    No. 2/13

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 04/12 shall be amended as follows:

Pg 6

NORTHERN CIRCUIT:

DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY

Amendment

Delete: Monday 11 February 2013

Insert: Thursday 14 February 2013

Revised Schedule attached


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2012/2013

                                                NORTHERN CIRCUIT

                                                DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY – LONDONDERRY RECORDER’S COURT

For LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

2012

2013

Opening day of sittings

Wed 5 Sep

Mon 5 Nov

Mon 7 Jan

Mon 8 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed 5 Sep

Mon 5 Nov

Mon 7 Jan

Mon 8 Apr

Mon 24 Jun

Thu 6 Sep

   Tue 6 Nov

Tue 8 Jan

Tue 9 Apr

Tues 25 Jun

Fri 7 Sep

  Wed 7 Nov

Wed 9 Jan

Wed 10 Apr

Wed 26 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 6 Sep

Thu 8 Nov

Thu 10 Jan

Thu 11 Apr

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Mon 17 Sep

Mon 19 Nov

Mon 21 Jan

Mon 15  Apr

 

Mon 22 Oct

Mon 3 Dec

Mon 4 Mar

Mon 3 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 7 Sep

Fri 9 Nov

Fri  11 Jan

Fri 12 Apr

 

For MAGHERAFELT at 10.30am

         

Opening day of sittings

Mon 8 Oct

Mon 10 Dec

Thu 14 Feb

Mon 13 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 8 Oct

Mon 10 Dec

Thu 14 Feb

Mon 13 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

  Mon 8 Oct

Mon 10 Dec

Thu 14 Feb

Mon 13 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge at 10.00 am

Mon 8 Oct

Mon 10 Dec

  Thu 14 Feb

Mon 13 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Mon 8 Oct

Mon 10 Dec

Thu 14 Feb

Mon 13 May

 

Crown Court at LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Tue 28 Aug

Mon 5 Nov

Mon 7 Jan

Mon 8 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 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.