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

NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

In this issue 6 March 2014                                                No. 3/14

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

Crown Court

Belfast Circuit

Division of Belfast – Belfast Recorder’s Court

 

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 2013/2014

AMENDMENT

Northern Ireland Court Business No 07/13 shall be amended as follows:

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CROWN COURT SITTINGS

BELFAST CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF BELFAST – BELFAST RECORDER’S COURT

Amendment

Insert: Monday 14th April 2014 – Friday 25th April 2014

Revised Schedule attached


LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS GIVEN IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 47(2) AND (3) OF THE JUDICATURE (NORTHERN IRELAND) ACT 1978

CROWN COURT

PLACES OF SITTING OF THE CROWN COURT AND DATES FOR TAKING PLEAS AND COMMENCEMENT OF TRIALS DURING 2013/2014

BELFAST CIRCUIT

The Crown Court shall sit continuously at Laganside Courts, 45 Oxford Street, Belfast for taking pleas and conducting trials from Tuesday 27th August 2013 to Friday 22nd August 2014 and then from Monday 14th April 2014 to Friday 25th April 2014 and thereafter at Laganside Courts as aforesaid and as required at the Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street, Belfast and the Old Townhall Buildings, 81-91 Victoria Street, Belfast during sittings of the High Court, in accordance with such directions as may be given by the Lord Chief Justice and shall sit on such other days as the Lord Chief Justice may direct or approve.

Jurors in each panel for the Crown Court sitting for the County Court Division of Belfast shall commence service at Laganside Courts on the following dates:-

Tuesday 27th August 2013

Monday 30th September 2013

Monday 4th November 2013

Monday 2nd December 2013

Monday 6th January 2014

Monday 3rd February 2014

Monday 3rd March 2014

Monday 7th April 2014

Tuesday 6th May 2014

Monday 2nd June 2014