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

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

In this issue 15 April 2013                                                 No. 5/13

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

Crown & County Court

Eastern Circuit

Division of Craigavon

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 4/12 shall be amended as follows:

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EASTERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON

Delete: ‘+’  where it appears beside ‘Lisburn - Appeals from Magistrates Court - 17 May 2013’ (venue for these appeals will now be Lisburn instead of Craigavon)

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 2012/2013

AMENDMENT

Northern Ireland Court Business No 4/12 shall be amended as follows:

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CROWN COURT SITTINGS

EASTERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON

Insert: Monday 1 July 2013 – Friday 5 July 2013 inclusive

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EASTERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON

Insert: Monday 1 July 2013 – Friday 5 July 2013 inclusive

Revised Schedule attached


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2012/2013

   EASTERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON

For CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

2012

2013

Opening day of sittings

Mon 3 Sep

Mon 5 Nov

Mon 7 Jan

Mon 4 Feb

Mon 8 Apr

Mon 3 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 10 Sep

Mon 5 Nov

Mon 7 Jan

Thu 14 Mar

Tue 7 May

Mon 24 Jun

         

 Fri 28 Jun*

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 3 Sep

Mon 5 Nov

Mon 7 Jan

Mon 4 Feb

Mon 8 Apr

Mon 3 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 11 Sep

Tue 6 Nov

Tue 8 Jan

Fri 15 Mar

 Wed 8 May

 

For LISBURN at 10.30am

           

Opening day of sittings

Mon 3 Sep

Mon 5 Nov

Mon 7 Jan

Mon 4 Feb

Mon 8 Apr

Mon 3 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed 5 Sep

Tue 13 Nov

Wed 9 Jan+

Tue 12 Mar

Tue 14 May

Tue 25 Jun

Fri 7 Sep

 Wed 14 Nov

 

 Wed 13 Mar

Wed 15 May

Wed 26 Jun

Fri 14 Sep+

Wed 19 Dec

Thu 10 Jan+

Wed 20 Mar

 Fri 17 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 3 Sep

Mon 5 Nov

Mon 7 Jan

Mon 4 Feb

Mon 8 Apr

Mon 3 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Thu 6 Sep

  Mon 12 Nov

Tue 8 Jan≠

 Mon 11 Mar

Mon 13 May

 

Crown Court at CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 3 Sep

Tue 4 Sep

Mon 17 Sep

Mon 12 Nov

Mon 17 Dec-

Fri 21 Dec

Mon 14 Jan

Mon 11 Feb

Mon 8 Apr

Mon 13 May

Mon 1 Jul – Fri 5 Jul

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, Interlocutory Applications, Minor’s Petitions, Minor’s Payments Out of Court 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, 54 Donegall Place, Belfast, either to the credit of the ‘Civil Bill Account’ or the Criminal Injuries Account’ as the case may be.

* This sitting is only for Appeals, from any Petty Sessions District within the County Court Division, where the appellant is in custody or where the appeal is urgent.

# 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.

+ Venue for hearing these Appeals will be Craigavon.

≠ Venue for hearing these Licensing Applications will be Craigavon.


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Place of Sitting                                                           Dates for Trials                       _

OMAGH at 10.30 am                                                 Monday 20 August 2012

Trials may be heard at                         Tuesday 28 August –Friday 31 August 2012

Omagh, Enniskillen                 Monday 3 September – Friday 14 September 2012

or Dungannon                                                             Monday 17 September 2012

as directed by the Judge         Thursday 25 October – Friday 26 October 2012

Monday 5 November 2012 – Friday 9 November 2012

                                                                                    Monday 12 November 2012

                                                                                    Monday 7 January 2013

                                                                                    Monday 15 April 2013

                                                                                    Monday 3 June 2013

                                                            _______________________________________

EASTERN CIRCUIT

CRAIGAVON at 10.30 am   Monday 3 September & Tuesday 4 September 2012

Monday 17 September 2012

                                                                                    Monday 12 November 2012

Monday 17 December – Friday 21 December 2012

                                                                                    Monday 14 January 2013

                                                                                    Monday 11 February 2013

                                                                                    Monday 8 April 2013

                                                                                    Monday 13 May 2013

Monday 1 July – Friday 5 July 2013

                                                            _______________________________________

DOWNPATRICK at 10.30 am                                  Monday 10 September 2012

                                                                                    Monday 5 November 2012

                                                                                    Monday 7 January 2013

                                                                                    Monday 4 March 2013

                                                                                    Tuesday 7 May 2013