NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

In this issue 25 July 20112                                            No. 12/12

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

                        Magistrates’ Courts

Petty Sessions District of Belfast and Newtownabbey

Petty Sessions District of Craigavon

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 27 July 2012 as follows :

Page 2                  :        Petty Sessions District of Belfast and

                                      Newtownabbey

Column 6            :         Youth

Delete                   :         2nd & 4th where it appears opposite Tuesday

Insert                    :         4th where it appears opposite Tuesday

Page 3                  :        Petty Sessions District of Craigavon

Column 2            :         Place and Time

Delete                   :         All sittings commence at 10.30am.  Video Link Remand Courts sit at 10.00am every Friday.

Insert                    :         All sittings commence at 10.30am.  Video Link Remand Courts sit at 9.45am every Friday.


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)

BANBRIDGE

Banbridge

All wards

Monday

1st

     

3rd

Banbridge

 

sitting

 

Tuesday

         

sitting at Newry

 

at Newry

 

Wednesday

           
 

All sittings commence at

 

Thursday

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

         
 

10.30am

 

Friday

           

BELFAST AND NEWTOWNABBEY

Laganside Courts

All wards

Monday

Every

Every

Every

   

Belfast

 

Complex

 

Tuesday

Every

4th

Every

1st

   
     

Wednesday

Every

Every

 

Every

   

All sittings commence at 10.30am except:

·   Adult Video Link Remand Courts which commence at 9.45am each day.

·   Family Courts which commence at 9.45am.

·   Fixed Penalty Enforcement Courts which commence at 12.00 noon each Tuesday.

 

Thursday

Every

 

Every

     
 

Friday

Every

Every

Every

     

CASTLEREAGH    

Newtownards

All wards

Monday

         

Newtownards

     

Tuesday

           

All business within

   

Wednesday

           

this PS District

   

Thursday

           

has been included into Ards PS District sittings

   

Friday

           

July 2012

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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)

CRAIGAVON

Craigavon

All wards

Monday

5th

   

          1st  

 

Craigavon

     

Tuesday

1st

2nd & 4th

       
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

Every

 

2nd, 3rd & 4th*

     
 

commence at 10.30am. Video

 

Thursday

5th

 

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

3rd

   
 

Link Remand Courts sit at 9.45am every Friday

 

Friday

Every

         

DOWN

Downpatrick

All wards

Monday

1st, 2nd & 4th

   

1st

 

Downpatrick

 

All sittings

commence at 10.00am

Video Link Remand Courts sit at 9.30am every Thursday

 

Tuesday

 

1st & 3rd

       
   

Wednesday

           
   

Thursday

Every

         
   

Friday

           

EAST TYRONE

Dungannon

All wards

Monday

1st, 2nd & 4th

 

3rd*

   

Dungannon

     

Tuesday

3rd & 5th

1st & 3rd

4th

2nd

   
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

Every

         
 

commence at

 

Thursday

   

Every*

     
 

10.30am

 

Friday

Every

         

FERMANAGH

Enniskillen

All wards

Monday

Every

       

Enniskillen

     

Tuesday

1st

2nd

       
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

1st, 2nd & 3rd

4th

       
 

commence at

 

Thursday

     

2nd

   
 

10.00am

 

Friday

           

*Craigavon Family Proceedings Courts sit at Lisburn on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays.

*East Tyrone Family Proceedings court sits at Omagh on 3rd Monday and 1st, 3rd & 4th Thursdays

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