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

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

         

In this issue 12 June 2013                                            No. 14/13

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

Crown Court

Southern Circuit

Division of Fermanagh & Tyrone

 

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:

Pg 12

CROWN COURT SITTINGS

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF FERMANAGH & TYRONE

Amendment

Insert: Friday 30 August 2013

This day is for arraignments and other Crown business.

Revised Schedule attached


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2013/2014

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF FERMANAGH & TYRONE  

For OMAGHat 10.30am

2013

2014

Opening day of sittings

Mon

2 Sep

Mon

 7 Oct

Mon

4 Nov

Mon

 9 Dec

Mon

6 Jan

   Mon

 10 Feb

Mon

10 Mar

Mon

 28 Apr

Mon

2 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon

 2 Sep

Mon

 7 Oct

Mon

 4 Nov

Mon

 9 Dec

Mon

 6 Jan

Mon 10 Feb

Mon

 10 Mar

 Mon

28 Apr

Mon

 2 Jun

*Wed 25 Jun

             

Tue

29 Apr

   

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon

2 Sep

Tue

8 Oct

Mon

4 Nov

Tue

10 Dec

Mon

 6 Jan

Tue

11 Feb

Mon

10 Mar

Wed 30 Apr

Mon

2 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Mon

2 Sep

Tue

8 Oct

Mon

 4 Nov

Tue

10 Dec

Mon

6 Jan

Tue

11 Feb

Mon

 10 Mar

Wed

30 Apr

Mon

 2 Jun

 

For STRABANEat 10.30am

             

Opening day of sittings

Wed

 4 Sep

 

Wed

 6 Nov

 

Wed

8 Jan

 

Wed

12 Mar

 

Wed

4 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed

4 Sep

 

Wed

6 Nov

 

Wed

 8 Jan

 

Wed

12 Mar

 

Wed

4 Jun

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed

4 Sep

 

Wed

6 Nov

 

Wed

 8 Jan

 

Wed

 12 Mar

 

Wed

4 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Wed

4 Sep

 

Wed

6 Nov

 

Wed

8 Jan

 

Wed

 12 Mar

 

Wed

4 Jun

 

For ENNISKILLEN at 10.30am

             

Opening day of sittings

 Tue

3 Sep

 

Tue

 5 Nov

 

Tue

7 Jan

 

Tue

11 Mar

 

Tue

3 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Tue

3 Sep

 

Tue

 5 Nov

 

Tue

7 Jan

 

Tue

 11 Mar

 

Tue

3 Jun

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue

3 Sep

 

Tue

5 Nov

 

Tue

7 Jan

 

Tue

11 Mar

 

Tue

3 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

   Tue

 3 Sep

 

Tue

5 Nov

 

Tue

7 Jan

 

Tue

11 Mar

 

Tue

3 Jun

 

For DUNGANNONat 10.30am

             

Opening day of sittings

Thu

 5 Sep

Thu

10 Oct

Thu

7 Nov

Wed 11 Dec

Thu

 9 Jan

Thu

13 Feb

Thu

13 Mar

Thu

1 May

Thu

5 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

   Thu

  5 Sep

Thu

 10 Oct

Thu

7 Nov

Thu

12 Dec

Thu

9 Jan

Thu

13 Feb

    Thu

13 Mar

Thu

 1 May

Thu

5 Jun

*Thu 26 Jun

Fri

 6 Sep

Fri

11 Oct

 Fri

8 Nov

Fri

13 Dec

Fri

10 Jan

Fri

14 Feb

Fri

14 Mar

Fri

 2 May

Fri

6 Jun

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Fri

6 Sep

Fri

11 Oct

 Fri

8 Nov

Wed 11 Dec

Fri

10 Jan

Fri

14 Feb

Fri

14 Mar

Fri

2 May

Fri

 6 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri

6 Sep

Fri

11 Oct

 Fri

8 Nov

 Wed

11 Dec

Fri

10 Jan

Fri

14 Feb

Fri

14 Mar

Fri

2 May

Fri

6 Jun

 

Crown Court at OMAGHat 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials (see note 3 below)

  Fri

   30 Aug+

 Mon

   9 Sep

 

  Mon

  11 Nov

 

    Mon

   13 Jan

   

Tue

6 May

   

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

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, 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 and at such venues as the Crown Court Judge and Chief Clerk may fix.

2. The County Court Judge and/or District Judge’s Civil Bill Review Callovers shall be listed on such days as the Chief Clerk shall fix.

3. Crown Court trials may be heard at Omagh, Enniskillen, or Dungannon at the direction of the Crown Court Judge.

4. Small Claim hearings by the District Judge at Omagh, Strabane, Enniskillen and Dungannon will be heard at 10:30am on such days as the Chief Clerk shall fix.  Small Claims are processed at Enniskillen Courthouse.

5. Criminal Injury/Criminal Damage Appeals for the Division of Fermanagh & Tyrone will be heard at Omagh courthouse on Tuesday 8 October 2013, Tuesday 10 December 2013, Tuesday 11 February 2014 & Wednesday 30 April 2014. Criminal Damage/Injury Appeals are processed at Omagh Courthouse.

6. Undefended Divorce Petitions and all applications relating thereto are processed at Dungannon Courthouse and shall be heard on such days as the Chief Clerk shall fix.

7. The Judge may appoint other days for Adoption hearings.

8. Crown applications, arraignments and Civil business may be listed weeks commencing Tuesday 27 August 2013, as the County Court Judge and Chief Clerk may 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, Belfast City Branch, 4-8 High Street, Belfast, BT1 2BA . Cheques should be payable to “Accountant General”.

* 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.

+ This is an additional sitting for arraignments and other Crown business.

COURTHOUSE ADDRESSES

ENNISKILLEN : Courthouse, East Bridge Street, Enniskillen, BT74 7BW. DX 3553 NR ENNISKILLEN

                             TEL: 028 6632 2356   FAX: 028 6632 3636  E-MAIL : enniskillencourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

STRABANE      : Courthouse, Derry Road, Strabane, BT82 8DT. DX3312 NR STRABANE

                             TEL: 028 7138 2544.  FAX: 028 7138 3209 E-MAIL : strabanecourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

OMAGH            :  Courthouse, High Street, Omagh, BT78 1DU. DX3602 NR OMAGH

                              TEL: 028 8224 2056  FAX: 028 8225 1198 E-MAIL: omaghcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

DUNGANNON :  Courthouse, 46 Killyman Road, Dungannon, BT71 6DE. DX 3052 NR DUNGANNON 3

                              TEL: 028 8772 2992  FAX: 028 8772 8169 E-MAIL : dungannoncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 DIVISION OF FERMANAGH AND TYRONE  (continued)

     

CHIEF CLERK:

Mrs Sharon Hughes

 
 

Dungannon  Courthouse,

 
 

46 Killyman Road, Dungannon,

 
 

BT71 6DE

 
 

Telephone: 028 8772 2992

 
 

Fax: 028 8772 8169

 
 

DX 3052 NR Dungannon 3

 
 

dungannoncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

DEPUTY CHIEF

DEPUTY CHIEF

Miss Rhonda Crockett

Mrs Josephine McGonigle 

Mrs Josephine McGonigle                                

 

Dungannon  Courthouse,

Omagh Courthouse,

 

46 Killyman Road, Dungannon,

High Street, Omagh,

 

BT71 6DE

BT78 1DU

 

Telephone: 028 8772 2992

Telephone: 028 8224 2056

 

Fax: 028 8772 8169

Fax: 028 8225 1198

 

DX 3052 NR Dungannon 3

DX 3602 NR Omagh

 

dungannoncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

omaghcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk