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

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

         

In this issue 11 October  2013                                   No. 21/13

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

County Court

Southern Circuit

Division of Armagh & South Down

 

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 07/13 shall be amended as follows:

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COUNTY COURT SITTINGS

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

Amendment

Insert: ‘+’ – Venue for hearing business identified by this symbol will now be Newry instead of Armagh.

Revised Schedule attached


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2013/2014

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

For ARMAGH at 10:30am

2013

2014

Opening day of sittings

Mon 14 Oct

Mon 9 Dec

Mon 10 Feb

Mon 7 Apr

Mon 9 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 14 Oct

Wed 11 Dec

Wed 12 Feb

Mon 28 Apr

Mon 16 Jun

Commencement of all Civil  business #

Tue 15 Oct

Mon 9 Dec

Mon 10 Feb

Mon 7 Apr

Mon 9 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 15 Oct+

Thu 12 Dec

Thu 13 Feb

Tue 29 Apr

Tue 17 Jun

For BANBRIDGE @ NEWRY at 10.30am

         

Opening day of sittings

Mon 21 Oct

Fri 13 Dec

Mon 17 Feb

Wed 30 Apr

Thu 19 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 21 Oct

Mon 16 Dec

Mon 17 Feb

Wed 30 Apr

 Tue 24 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 22 Oct

Fri 13 Dec

Tue 18 Feb

Wed 30 Apr

Thu 19 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 22 Oct

-

Wed 19 Feb

-

Wed 25 Jun

For NEWRY at 10:30am

         

Opening day of sittings

Mon 7 Oct

Tue 17 Dec

Thu 20 Feb

Wed 9 Apr

Wed 11 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 24 Oct

Tue 17 Dec

Thu 20 Feb

Thu 1 May

Thu 26 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 7 Oct

Wed 18 Dec

Fri 21 Feb

Wed 9 Apr

Wed 11 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 25 Oct

Wed 18 Dec

Fri 21 Feb

Fri 2 May

Fri 27 Jun

Crown Court at NEWRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Thu 5 Sep

Mon 4 Nov

Mon 6 Jan

Mon 3 Mar

Tue 6 May

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 Armagh at the direction of the Crown Court Judge.

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”.

# Civil business includes 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 this business will now be Newry.