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

NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

In this issue 11 December 2012                                            No. 20/12

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

Crown Court & County Court

Southern Circuit

Division of Fermanagh & Tyrone

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 04/12 shall be amended as follows:

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SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF FERMANAGH & TYRONE

Amendment

Insert: Thursday 10 January 2013, Friday 22 February 2013, Friday 12 April 2013, Tuesday 28 May 2013, Wednesday 29 May 2013, Thursday 30 May 2013 and Friday 31 May 2013

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 04/12 shall be amended as follows:

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CROWN COURT SITTINGS

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF FERMANAGH & TYRONE

Amendment

Delete: Monday 21 January 2013, Monday 4 March 2013 and Tuesday 7 May 2013

Insert: Monday 14 January 2013, Monday 15 April 2013 and Monday 3 June 2013

Revised Schedule attached


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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 2012 – 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 14 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 14 January 2013

                                                                                    Monday 11 February 2013

                                                                                    Monday 8 April 2013

                                                                                    Monday 13 May 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

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COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2012/2013

  SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

 DIVISION OF FERMANAGH & TYRONE  

For OMAGHat 10.30am

2012

2013

Opening day of sittings

Tue 11 Sep

Mon 5 Nov

 

Tue 8 Jan

Mon 18 Feb

Wed 10 Apr

Fri 31 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Tue 11 Sep

 Mon 5 Nov

 

Tue 8 Jan

Mon 18 Feb

 Wed 10 Apr

Fri 31 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 11 Sep

 Mon 5 Nov

 

Tue 8 Jan

Mon 18 Feb

 Wed 10 Apr

Fri 31 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Tue 11 Sep

Mon 5 Nov

 

Tue 8 Jan

 Mon 18 Feb

Wed 10 Apr

   

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 11 Sep

 Mon 5 Nov

 

Tue 8 Jan

Mon 18 Feb

Wed 10 Apr

Fri 31 May

 

For STRABANEat 10.30am

               

Opening day of sittings

Wed 5 Sep

Wed 7 Nov

 

Mon 7 Jan

Wed 20 Feb

Tue 9 Apr

   

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed 5 Sep

Wed 7 Nov

 

Mon 7 Jan

Wed 20 Feb

Tue 9 Apr

   

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed 5 Sep

Wed 7 Nov

 

Mon 7 Jan

Wed 20 Feb

Tue 9 Apr

   

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Wed 5 Sep

Wed 7 Nov

 

Mon 7 Jan

 Wed 20 Feb

Tue 9 Apr

   

Licensing Applications ~

Wed 5 Sep

Wed 7 Nov

 

Mon 7 Jan

Wed 20 Feb

Tue 9 Apr

   

For ENNISKILLEN at 10.30am

               

Opening day of sittings

Thu 6 Sep

Tue 6 Nov

 

Fri 11 Jan

Tue 19 Feb

Mon 8 Apr

Tue 28 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 6 Sep

Tue 6 Nov

 

Fri 11 Jan

Tue 19 Feb

Mon 8 Apr

Tue 28 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 6 Sep

Tue 6 Nov

 

Fri 11 Jan

Tue 19 Feb

Mon 8 Apr

Tue 28 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Thu 6 Sep

Tue 6 Nov

 

Fri 11 Jan

Tue 19 Feb

Mon 8 Apr

Tue 28 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Thu 6 Sep

Tue 6 Nov

 

Fri 11 Jan

Tue 19 Feb

Mon 8 Apr

Tue 28 May

 

For DUNGANNONat 10.30am

               

Opening day of sittings

Fri 7 Sep

Thu 8 Nov

Mon 10 Dec

Wed 9 Jan

 Thu 21 Feb

 Thu 11 Apr

Wed 29 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Fri 7 Sep

Thu 8 Nov

Mon 10 Dec

Wed 9 Jan

 Thu 21 Feb

 Thu 11 Apr

Wed 29 May

Mon 24 Jun*

Thu 10 Jan

    Fri 22 Feb

Fri 12 Apr

Thu 30 May

Tue 25 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Fri 7 Sep

Thu 8 Nov

Mon 10 Dec

Wed 9 Jan

Thu 21 Feb

 Thu 11 Apr

Thu 30 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Fri 7 Sep

Thu 8 Nov

Mon 10 Dec

Wed 9 Jan

 Thu 21 Feb

 Thu 11 Apr

Thu 30 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 7 Sep

Thu 8 Nov

Mon 10 Dec

Wed 9 Jan

 Thu 21 Feb

 Thu 11 Apr

Thu 30 May

Mon 24 Jun

Crown Court at OMAGHat 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials (see note 3 below)

Mon 20 Aug

Tue 28 Aug –Fri 31 Aug

Mon 3 Sep – Fri 14 Sep

Mon 17 Sep

Thu 25 Oct -Fri 26 Oct

Mon 5 Nov- Fri 9 Nov

Mon 12 Nov

 

Mon 14 Jan

 

Mon 15 Apr

Mon 3 Jun

 

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF FERMANAGH AND TYRONE  (continued)

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 District Judge’s Civil Bill Review Callover 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 (all applications will be listed at 10:00am unless otherwise directed).

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 11 September 2012, Tuesday 8 January 2013, & Wednesday 10 April 2013. 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.

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.

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

$ All correspondence for STRABANE Courthouse should be forwarded to Omagh Courthouse.


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:

Miss Rhonda Crockett       

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