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

NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

In this issue 11 March 2014                                                    No. 4/14

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

Magistrates’ Courts

Petty Sessions District of Ballymena

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 24 March 2014 as follows :

Page 1                  :        Petty Sessions District of Ballymena

Column 7            :         Family

Delete                   :         2nd & 4th Ø where it appears opposite Monday

                                      1st # 2nd * & 3rd Ø where it appears opposite Thursday

Insert                    :         2nd Ø & 4th Ø# where it appears opposite

                                      Monday

                                      1st # & 3rd Ø where it appears opposite Thursday

Footnote

Delete                   :         # Ballymena Family Proceedings Courts at

Antrim on the 1st Thursday

* Larne Family Proceedings business is heard at Ballymena on the 2nd Thursday.

Insert                   :         # Ballymena Family Proceedings Courts at Antrim on the 1st Thursday and 4th Monday


SCHEDULE 2

Places and days for sittings of Petty Sessions

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)

ANTRIM

Antrim

    All wards

Monday

5th

2nd & 4th

     

Ballymena

     

Tuesday

Every

         
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

           
 

commence at

 

Thursday

4th

   

3rd

   
 

10.00am. Video Link Remand Courts sit at 9.30am every Tuesday

 

Friday

           

ARDS

Newtownards

    All wards

Monday

Every

3rd

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

   

Newtownards

Also

All sittings

 

Tuesday

Every

2nd & 4th

       

incorporates all Castlereagh

commence at 10.30am except

 

Wednesday

   

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

     

PS District

Youth Courts

 

Thursday

Every

 

1st, 3rd & 4th

2nd

   

sittings

which commence at 10am

 

Friday

           

ARMAGH

Armagh

    All wards

Monday

2nd

       

Newry

     

Tuesday

Every

         
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

           
 

commence at

 

Thursday

           
 

10.30 am.  Video Link Remand Courts sit at 10.00am every Tuesday

 

Friday

3rd

2nd

   

4th

 

BALLYMENA

Ballymena

All wards

Monday

2nd & 4th

 

2nd Ø & 4th Ø#

   

Ballymena

     

Tuesday

4th

1st & 3rd

 

2nd

   
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

5th

         
 

commence at

 

Thursday

Every

 

1st # & 3rd Ø

     
 

10.00am

 

Friday

   

Every

     

Ø             Ballymena Family Proceedings Court sits at Coleraine on the 2nd & 4th Monday and 3rd Thursday                                                                                                                                  March 2014

#              Ballymena Family Proceedings Courts at Antrim on the 1st Thursday and 4th Monday

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