NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

In this issue 14 February 2013                                               No. 4/13

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

                        Magistrates’ Courts

Petty Sessions District of Larne

Petty Sessions District of North Down

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 April 2013 as follows :

Page 4                  :        Petty Sessions District of Larne

Column 2            :         Place and Time

Delete                   :         Larne

Insert                    :         Ballymena

Page 5                  :        Petty Sessions District of North Down

Column 2            :         Place and Time

Delete                   :         Bangor

Insert                    :         Newtownards

Notes below table:

Delete                   :              *North Down Youth court sits at Newtownards

on 3rd Mondays and 2nd & 4th Tuesdays

The effect of these changes are to allow the business of the Petty Sessions Districts of Larne and North Down to be listed in Ballymena and Newtownards Courthouses respectively as a result of the closure of Larne and Bangor Courthouses.


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)

LARNE    

Ballymena    

All wards

Monday

         

Ballymena

     

Tuesday

           
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

           
 

commence at

 

Thursday

 

4th

 

2nd

   
 

10.00am

 

Friday

Every

         

LIMAVADY

Limavady

All wards

Monday

         

Londonderry

     

Tuesday

           
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

Every

         
 

commence at

 

Thursday

           
 

10.00am

 

Friday

           

LISBURN

Lisburn

All wards

Monday

Every

       

Lisburn

     

Tuesday

3rd & 5th

   

1st

   
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

5th

         
 

commence at

 

Thursday

Every

         
 

10.30am

 

Friday

2nd & 4th

1st & 3rd

       

LONDONDERRY

Londonderry

All wards

Monday

Every

   

4th

 

Londonderry

     

Tuesday

2nd & 5th

1st, 3rd & 4th

       
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

Every

         
 

commence at

 

Thursday

Every

 

2nd & 4th

     
 

10.00am

 

Friday

Every

 

Every

     

MAGHERAFELT

Magherafelt

All wards

Monday

1st

     

3rd

Magherafelt

     

Tuesday

           
 

Other business and Youth

 

Wednesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

         
 

sittings

 

Thursday

           
 

commence at

10.00am

Domestic Court sits at 11.00am

 

Friday

           

April 2013

4.


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)

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

     

Tuesday

5th

2nd & 4th

       
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

Every

         
 

commence at

 

Thursday

     

1st

   
 

10.00am

Video Link Remand Courts sit at 9.45am every Monday

 

Friday

Every

         

NORTH DOWN

Newtownards     

   All wards

Monday

 

3rd

     

Newtownards

     

Tuesday

 

2nd & 4th

       
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

Every

         
 

commence at 10.30am except

 

Thursday

           
 

Youth Courts which commence at 10.00am

 

Friday

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th

   

4th

   

April 2013

5.