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

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

In this issue 25 November 2013                                             No. 24/13

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

                        Magistrates’ Courts

                        Petty Sessions District of Antrim

                        Petty Sessions District of Ballymena

                        Petty Sessions District of Larne

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 2 December 2013 as follows :

Page 1                  :        Petty Sessions District of Antrim

Column 5            :         Other Business

Delete                   :         1st & 5th where it appears opposite Monday

Insert                    :         5th where it appears opposite Monday

                                      4th where it appears opposite Thursday

Column 8            :         Domestic

Delete                   :         3rd where it appears opposite Monday

Insert                    :         3rd where it appears opposite Thursday

Page 1                  :        Petty Sessions District of Ballymena

Delete                   :         * Ballymena Family Proceedings Court sits at

Larne on the 2nd Thursday

Insert                   :         * Larne Family Proceedings business is heard at Ballymena on the 2nd Thursday

Page 4                  :        Petty Sessions District of Larne

Column 4            :         Youth

Delete                   :         4th where it appears opposite Thursday

Insert                    :         4th where it appears opposite Wednesday  


SCHEDULE 2

Places and days for sittings of Petty Sessions

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)

ANTRIM

Antrim

    All wards

Monday

5th

2nd & 4th

     

Ballymena

     

Tuesday

Every

         
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

           
 

commence at

 

Thursday

4th

   

3rd

   
 

10.00am. Video Link Remand Courts sit at 9.30am every Tuesday

 

Friday

           

ARDS

Newtownards

    All wards

Monday

Every

3rd

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

   

Newtownards

Also

All sittings

 

Tuesday

Every

2nd & 4th

       

incorporates all Castlereagh

commence at 10.30am except

 

Wednesday

   

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

     

PS District

Youth Courts

 

Thursday

Every

 

1st, 3rd & 4th

2nd

   

sittings

which commence at 10am

 

Friday

           

ARMAGH

Armagh

    All wards

Monday

2nd

       

Newry

     

Tuesday

Every

         
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

           
 

commence at

 

Thursday

           
 

10.30 am.  Video Link Remand Courts sit at 10.00am every Tuesday

 

Friday

3rd

2nd

   

4th

 

BALLYMENA

Ballymena

All wards

Monday

2nd & 4th

 

2nd & 4th Ø

   

Ballymena

     

Tuesday

4th

1st & 3rd

 

2nd

   
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

5th

         
 

commence at

 

Thursday

Every

 

1st # & 2nd Ø*

     
 

10.00am

 

Friday

   

Every

     

Ø             Ballymena Family Proceedings Court sits at Coleraine on the 2nd & 4th Monday and 3rd Thursday                                                                                                                  December 2013

#              Ballymena Family Proceedings Courts at Antrim on the 1st Thursday

*              Larne Family Proceedings business is heard at Ballymena on the 2nd Thursday.

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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)

LARNE    

Ballymena    

All wards

Monday

         

Ballymena

     

Tuesday

           
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

 

4th

 

2nd

   
 

commence at

 

Thursday

           
 

10.00am

 

Friday

Every

         

LIMAVADY

Limavady

All wards

Monday

         

Londonderry

     

Tuesday

           
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

Every

         
 

commence at

 

Thursday

           
 

10.00am

 

Friday

           

LISBURN

Lisburn

All wards

Monday

Every

       

Lisburn

     

Tuesday

3rd & 5th

   

1st

   
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

5th

         
 

commence at

 

Thursday

Every

         
 

10.30am

 

Friday

2nd & 4th

1st & 3rd

       

LONDONDERRY

Londonderry

All wards

Monday

Every

   

4th

 

Londonderry

     

Tuesday

2nd & 5th

1st, 3rd & 4th

       
 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

Every

         
 

commence at

 

Thursday

Every

 

2nd & 4th

     
 

10.00am

 

Friday

Every

 

Every

     

MAGHERAFELT

Magherafelt

All wards

Monday

1st

     

3rd

Magherafelt

     

Tuesday

           
 

Other business and Youth

 

Wednesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

         
 

sittings

 

Thursday

           
 

commence at

10.00am

Domestic Court sits at 11.00am

 

Friday

           

December 2013

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