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

NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

                                                                                                                                                No  7/14

PLEASE ENSURE THAT THIS ISSUE OF COURT BUSINESS

IS CIRCULATED TO EVERY MEMBER OF YOUR STAFF

In this issue 8 May 2014

                                                                                                                                    Pages

1.         Lord Chief Justice’s Directions       -           Crown Court             1-2

                                                                                                Schedule                     3-4

2.         Lord Chief Justice’s Directions       -           County Courts           5

                                                                                                Schedule                    

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

                        Division of Londonderry – Londonderry Recorder’s Court              6-7

                        Division of Antrim                                                                              8-9

                        SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

                        Division of Armagh and South Down                                                10-11

                        Division of Fermanagh and Tyrone                                                    12-14

                        EASTERN CIRCUIT

                        Division of Craigavon                                                                         15-16

                        Division of Ards                                                                                 17-18

                        BELFAST CIRCUIT

Division of Belfast – Belfast Recorder’s Court                                 19-20

Issued by the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service


LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS GIVEN IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 47(2) AND (3) OF THE JUDICATURE (NORTHERN IRELAND) ACT 1978

CROWN COURT

PLACES OF SITTING OF THE CROWN COURT AND DATES FOR TAKING PLEAS AND COMMENCEMENT OF TRIALS DURING 2014/2015

BELFAST CIRCUIT

The Crown Court shall sit continuously at Laganside Courts, 45 Oxford Street, Belfast for taking pleas and conducting trials from Monday 1st September 2014 to Friday 28th August 2015 and thereafter at Laganside Courts as aforesaid and as required at the Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street, Belfast and the Old Townhall Buildings, 81-91 Victoria Street, Belfast during sittings of the High Court, in accordance with such directions as may be given by the Lord Chief Justice and shall sit on such other days as the Lord Chief Justice may direct or approve.

Jurors in each panel for the Crown Court sitting for the County Court Division of Belfast shall commence service at Laganside Courts on the following dates:-

Monday 1st September 2014

Monday 29th September 2014

Monday 3rd November 2014

Monday 1st December 2014

Monday 5th January 2015

Monday 2nd February 2015

Monday 2nd March 2015

Monday 13th April 2015

Monday 11th May 2015

Monday 8th June 2015


NORTHERN, SOUTHERN AND EASTERN CIRCUIT

The Crown Court shall sit at the places listed in column 1 of the Schedule attached to these directions and dates for the commencement of trials at each place shall be the dates specified in column 2 save that a judge may direct a sitting of the Crown Court in any County Court Division on such other day as he may deem necessary for taking pleas and conducting trials.


SCHEDULE

PLACES OF SITTINGS OF THE CROWN COURT AND DATES FOR TAKING TRIALS 2014/2015

___________________________________________________________________

Place of Sitting                                                           Dates for Trials                       _

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

LONDONDERRY  at 10.30 am                                Monday 8 September 2014

For Division of Londonderry                                     Monday 3 November 2014

Tuesday 6 January 2015

Monday 9 March 2015

Tuesday 5 May 2015

_______________________________________

ANTRIM  at 10.30 am                                               Monday 8 September 2014

Trials may be heard at                                                 Monday 3 November 2014

Antrim, Coleraine and Ballymena                              Tuesday 6 January 2015

as directed by the Judge                                             Monday 13 April 2015

_______________________________________

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

NEWRY at 10.30 am                                                 Friday 5 September 2014

Trials may be heard                                                     Monday 3 November 2014

in Armagh if directed                                                 Tuesday 6 January 2015

by the Judge                                                                Monday 2 March 2015

Tuesday 5 May 2015

_______________________________________


__________________________________________________________________

Place of Sitting                                                           Dates for Trials                       _

OMAGH at 10.30 am                                                 Monday 8 September 2014

Trials may be heard at                                                 Monday 10 November 2014

Omagh, Enniskillen or Dungannon                             Monday 12 January 2015

as directed by the Judge                                             Monday 20 April 2015

                                    _______________________________________

EASTERN CIRCUIT

CRAIGAVON at 10.30 am                                       Tuesday 26 August 2014

                                                                                                Monday 10 November 2014

                                                                                                Monday 12 January 2015

                                                                                                Monday 9 March 2015

                                                                                                Monday 13 April 2015

                                    _______________________________________

DOWNPATRICK at 10.30 am                                  Monday 1 September 2014

                                                                                                Monday 3 November 2014

                                                                                                Monday 5 January 2015

                                                                                                Monday 2 March 2015

                                                                                                Monday 13 April 2015

_____________________________________________________________________                                         


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 COURTS

PLACES, SITTINGS, DAYS, TIMES, NATURE OF BUSINESS

AND APPEALS 2014/2015

The days and ordinary hours of sitting of the county court at each venue and the nature of the business to be transacted shall be as shown in the Schedule attached to these Directions.


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2014/2015

                                NORTHERN CIRCUIT

For LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

2014

2015

Opening day of sittings

Fri 5 Sep

Mon 3 Nov

Tue 6 Jan

Mon 9 Mar

Tue 5 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Fri 5 Sep

Mon 3 Nov

Tue 6 Jan

Mon 9 Mar

Tue 5 May

Fri 26 Jun*

Mon 8 Sep

Tue 4 Nov

Wed 7 Jan

Tue 10 Mar

Wed 6 May

 

Tue 9 Sep

 Wed 5 Nov

Thu 8 Jan

Wed 11 Mar

   

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed 10 Sep

Thu 6 Nov

Fri 9 Jan

Thu 12 Mar

Thu 7 May

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Mon 15 Sep

Mon 17 Nov

Mon 19 Jan

Mon 16 Mar

Mon 18 May

 

Mon 20 Oct

Mon 15 Dec

Mon 16 Feb

Mon 20 Apr

Mon 15 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 5 Sep

Fri 7 Nov

Fri 9 Jan

Fri 13 Mar

Fri 8 May

 

For MAGHERAFELT at 10.30am

           

Opening day of sittings

Mon 13 Oct

 Mon 8 Dec

 Mon 9 Feb

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 13 Oct

Mon 8 Dec

Mon 9 Feb

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 13 Oct

Mon 8 Dec

Mon 9 Feb

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge at 10.00 am

Mon 13 Oct

Mon 8 Dec

Mon 9 Feb

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

Mon 13 Oct

Mon 8 Dec

Mon 9 Feb

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

 

Crown Court at LONDONDERRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 8 Sep

Mon 3 Nov

Tue 6 Jan

Mon 9 Mar

Tue 5 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, Family Care Centre Applications and Appeals, Interlocutory Applications, Minor’s Petitions, Minor’s Payments Out of Court, Disputed Small Claims, Defended Civil Bills, Adoptions, Ancillary Relief Applications, Ejectment and Hire Purchase Civil Bills and any other such miscellaneous applications to the Court.   

NOTES:

1.  Crown Court arraignments shall be listed on such days 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 and at such venues as the Chief Clerk shall 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 a copy of the lodgment documentation in Danske Bank, Donegall Square West, Belfast BT1 6JS. Cheques should be made payable to the Accountant General.

# 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.

*Appeals from Magistrates Courts from any Petty Sessions District within the Division where appellants are in custody or there is urgency.

On occasion County Court business may be listed before the County Court Judge and/or District Judge at Limavady Courthouse, at the discretion of the Chief Clerk.

                                DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY – LONDONDERRY RECORDER’S COURT

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF LONDONDERRY (continued)

 CHIEF CLERK:

Mrs Sinead Moore

 
 

Londonderry Courthouse,

 
 

Bishop Street, Londonderry, 

LONDONDERRY

 
 

BT48 6PY

 
 

Telephone: 028 7136 3448

 
 

Fax: 028 7137 2059

 
 

DX 4102 NR Londonderry 4

 
 

londonderrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

 DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

Mrs Josephine McGonigle

Mr Don Henderson

 

Londonderry Courthouse,

Londonderry Courthouse,

 

Bishop Street, Londonderry,

Bishop Street, Londonderry,

 

BT48 6PY

BT48 6PY

 

Telephone: 028 7136 3448

Telephone: 028 7136 3448

 

Fax: 028 7137 2059

Fax: 028 7137 2059

 

DX 4102 NR Londonderry 4

DX 4102 NR Londonderry 4

 

londonderrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

londonderrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

PROCESS SERVER:

NAME

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

Mrs Edith Godfrey

77 Bonds Glen Road,

Killaloo,

Co. Londonderry,

BT47 3ST

Limavady

Londonderry

Magherafelt


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2014/15

   NORTHERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF ANTRIM  

For BALLYMENA at 10.30am

2014

2015

Opening day of sittings

Fri 5 Sep

Mon 3 Nov

Tue 6 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

Tue 5 May

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 8 Sep

Mon 3 Nov

Tue 6 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

Tue 5 May

 

Tue 9 Sep

Tue 4 Nov

Wed 7 Jan

Tue 3 Mar

Wed 6 May

Wed 24 Jun*

Wed 10 Sep

Wed 5 Nov

Thu 8 Jan

Wed 4 Mar

Thu 7 May

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed 10 Sep

Wed 5 Nov

Thu 8 Jan

Wed 4 Mar

Thu 7 May

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 5 Sep

Thu 6 Nov

Fri 9 Jan

Thu 5 Mar

Fri 8 May

 

For COLERAINE at 10.30am

   

Opening day of sittings

Wed 1 Oct

Mon 1 Dec

Mon 2 Feb

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed 1 Oct

Mon 1 Dec

Mon 2 Feb

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

 

Thu 2 Oct

Tue 2 Dec

Tue 3 Feb

 Tue 14 Apr

Tue 9 Jun

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 2 Oct

Tue 2 Dec

Tue 3 Feb

 Tue 14 Apr

Tue 9 Jun

 

Licensing Applications

Thu 2 Oct

Tue 2 Dec

Tue 3 Feb

 Tue 14 Apr

Tue 9 Jun

 

Crown Court at ANTRIM  at 10.30am Commencement date for Trials

Mon 8 Sep

Mon 3 Nov

Tue 6 Jan

Mon 13 Apr

   

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 Antrim, Coleraine and Ballymena at the direction of the Crown Court Judge.

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

5.  Criminal Injury/ Criminal Damage Appeals for the Division of Antrim are processed at Ballymena and will be heard at Ballymena Courthouse on Friday 5 September 2014, Thursday 6 November 2014, Friday 9 January 2015, Thursday 5 March 2015 and Friday 8 May 2015.

6.  Undefended Divorce Petitions and all petitions relating thereto are processed at Coleraine and Ballymena Courthouse and shall be heard on such days and venues as the Chief Clerk shall 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 a copy of the lodgment documentation in Danske Bank, Donegall Square West, Belfast BT1 6JS. Cheques should be made payable to the 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 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.

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF ANTRIM (continued)

COURTHOUSE ADDRESSES

ANTRIM:               Courthouse, 30 Castle Way, Antrim, BT41 4AQ, DX 3452 NR Antrim,

                                TEL. 028 9446 2661,   FAX 028 9446 3301   E-MAIL antrimcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

BALLYMENA:      Courthouse, Albert Place, Ballymena, BT43 5BS, DX 3202 NR Ballymena,

                                TEL. 028 2564 9416,  FAX 028 2565 5371  E-MAIL   ballymenacourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

COLERAINE:        Courthouse, 46A Mountsandel Road, Coleraine, BT52 1NY, DX 3411 NR Coleraine,

                                TEL. 028 7034 3437,  FAX  028 7032 0156  E-MAIL  colerainecourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

CHIEF CLERK:

Mr Marc Little

 
 

Ballymena Courthouse,

 
 

Albert Place, Ballymena,

 
 

BT43 5BS

 
 

Telephone: 028 2564 9416

 
 

Fax: 028 2565 5371

 
 

DX 3202 NR Ballymena

 
 

ballymenacourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

Mrs Bernie McLernon 

Vacant post

 

Antrim Courthouse,

Coleraine Courthouse,

 

30 Castle Way, Antrim,

46A Mountsandel Road, Coleraine,  

Cole Road,Coleraine Coleraine, BT52

 

BT41 4AQ

BT52 1NY

 

Telephone: 028 9446 2661

Telephone: 028 7034 3437

 

Fax: 028 9446 3301  

Fax: 028 7032 0156

 

DX 3452 NR Antrim

DX 3411 NR Coleraine

 

antrimcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

uk

colerainecourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

Vacant post

 
 

Ballymena Courthouse,

 
 

Albert Place, Ballymena ,

 
 

BT43 5BS

 
 

Telephone: 028 2564 9416

 
 

Fax: 028 2565 5371

 
 

DX 3202 NR Ballymena

 
 

ballymenacourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

PROCESS SERVER:

NAME

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

Mr Archie Linnegan

262 Whitepark Road,

Bushmills,

Co. Antrim,

BT57 8SN

Antrim

Ballymena

Larne

North Antrim


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2014/2015

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

For ARMAGH at 10:30am

2014

2015

Opening day of sittings

Mon 13 Oct

Mon 8 Dec

Mon 16 Feb

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 15 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 13 Oct

Wed 10 Dec

Wed 18 Feb

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 15 Jun

Commencement of all Civil  business #

Tue 14 Oct

Mon 8 Dec

Mon 16 Feb

Tue 14 Apr

Tue 16 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 14 Oct

Thu 11 Dec

Thu 19 Feb

Tue 14 Apr

Tue 16 Jun

For BANBRIDGE @ NEWRYat 10.30am

         

Opening day of sittings

Mon 20 Oct

Fri 12 Dec

Mon 23 Feb

Mon 20 Apr

Mon 22 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 20 Oct

Mon 15 Dec

Tue 24 Feb

Tue 21 Apr

Tue 23 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 21 Oct

Fri 12 Dec

Mon 23 Feb

Mon 20 Apr

Mon 22 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 21 Oct

-

Wed 25 Feb

-

Wed 24 Jun

For NEWRY at 10:30am

         

Opening day of sittings

Mon 6 Oct

Tue 16 Dec

Mon 9 Feb

Thu 16 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 23 Oct

Tue 16 Dec

Thu 26 Feb

Thu 23 Apr

Thu 25 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 6 Oct

Wed 17 Dec

Mon 9 Feb

Thu 16 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 24 Oct

Wed 17 Dec

Fri 27 Feb

Fri 24 Apr

Fri 26 Jun

Crown Court at NEWRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Fri 5 Sep

Mon 3 Nov

Tue 6 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

Tue 5 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 a copy of the lodgment documentation in Danske Bank, Donegall Square West, Belfast BT1 6JS. Cheques should be made payable to the 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.


SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF ARMAGH AND SOUTH DOWN (continued)

CHIEF CLERK:

Mrs Grainne Campbell

 
 

Newry Courthouse,

 
 

23 New Street, Newry,

 
 

BT35 6JD

 
 

Telephone: 028 3025 2040

 
 

Fax: 028 3026 9830

 
 

DX 2068 NR  Newry

 
 

newrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

Mrs Ann Redpath

Mrs Margaret Donaldson                                  

 

Newry Courthouse,

Armagh Courthouse,

 

23 New Street, Newry,

The Mall, Armagh,

 

BT35 6JD

BT61 9DJ

 

Telephone: 028 3025 2040

Telephone: 028 3752 2816

 

Fax : 028 3026 9830

Fax: 028 3752 8194

 

DX 2068 NR Newry

DX 2791 NR Armagh

 

newrycourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

armaghcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

PROCESS SERVERS:

NAME

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

Mr Peter Devlin

12 Pinewood Avenue,

Hospital Road,

Omagh,

Co. Tyrone,

BT79 0DB

Armagh

Mr Mark Walker

21 Burnbrae,

Dromore Road,

Banbridge,

Co. Down,

BT32 4GF

Banbridge

Newry


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2014/2015

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

For OMAGHat 10.30am

2014

2015

Opening day of sittings

  Thu 4 Sep

Thu 6 Nov

Thu 8 Jan

Thu 16 Apr

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 4 Sep

Thu 6 Nov

Thu 8 Jan

Thu 16 Apr

 

Thu 9 Oct

Thu 11 Dec

Thu 12 Feb

 Thu 21 May

     

Thu 12 Mar

Thu 25 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Fri 5 Sep

Thu 6 Nov

Thu 8 Jan

Fri 17 Apr

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Fri 5 Sep

Fri 12 Dec

Fri 13 Feb

Fri 17 Apr

Fri 26 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Thu 4 Sep

Thu 6 Nov

Thu 8 Jan

Fri 17 Apr

Thu 12 Mar

Fri 26 Jun

For STRABANEat 10.30am

       

Opening day of sittings

Wed 3 Sep

Wed 5 Nov

Wed 7 Jan

Wed 20 May

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed 3 Sep

Wed 5 Nov

Wed 7 Jan

Wed 20 May

Wed 11 Mar

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed 3 Sep

Wed 5 Nov

Wed 7 Jan

Wed 20 May

Licensing Applications ~

Wed 3 Sep

Wed 5 Nov

Wed 7 Jan

Wed 20 May

For ENNISKILLENat 10.30am

       

Opening day of sittings

Mon 1 Sep

Fri 7 Nov

Fri 9 Jan

Fri 22 May

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Tue 2 Sep

Fri 7 Nov

Fri 9 Jan

Fri 22 May

Fri 13 Mar

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 2 Sep

Fri 7 Nov

Fri 9 Jan

Fri 22 May

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Mon 1 Sep

Fri 7 Nov

Fri 9 Jan

Fri 22 May

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 2 Sep

Fri 7 Nov

Fri 9 Jan

Fri 22 May

For DUNGANNONat 10.30am

       

Opening day of sittings

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 13 Apr

Appeals from Magistrates Court

*Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 13 Apr

Wed 27 Aug

Mon 8 Dec

Mon 9 Feb

Tue 14 Apr

Thu 28 Aug

Tue 9 Dec

Tue 10 Feb

Mon 18 May

Mon 6 Oct

 

Mon 9 Mar

Mon 22 Jun

Tue 7 Oct

   

Tue 23 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Fri 29 Aug

Tue 4 Nov

Tue 6 Jan

Wed 15 Apr

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Fri 29 Aug 

Wed 10 Dec

Wed 11 Feb

Wed 15 Apr

Wed 8 Oct

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 29 Aug  

Tue 4 Nov

Tue 6 Jan 

Wed 15 Apr 

Wed 8 Oct

Tue 10 Mar

Wed 24 Jun

Crown Court at OMAGHat 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials (see note 3 below)

  Mon 8 Sep

Mon 10 Nov

Mon 12 Jan

Mon 20 Apr

DIVISION OF FERMANAGH & TYRONE  


 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 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 Friday 10 October 2014, Friday 12 December 2014, Friday 13 February 2015 & Friday 17 April 2015. 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 week commencing Monday 24 August 2015,  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 a copy of the lodgment documentation in Danske Bank, Donegall Square West, Belfast BT1 6JS. Cheques should be made payable to the 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.

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 (Note only open on hearing days, post should be                                 sent to Omagh Courthouse)

                             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

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 Elizabeth (Liz) Murphy          

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

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF FERMANAGH AND TYRONE  (continued)

PROCESS SERVERS:

NAME

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

Mr Peter Devlin     

12 Pinewood Avenue,

Omagh,

Co. Tyrone,

BT79 ODB

East Tyrone

Omagh

Strabane


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2014/2015

   EASTERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON

For CRAIGAVONat 10.30am

2014

2015

Opening day of sittings

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

  Thu 7 May

*Tue 30 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

 Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

 Wed 27 Aug

Tue 4 Nov

Fri 9 Jan

Tue 3 Mar

Fri 8 May

 

For LISBURNat 10.30am

           

Opening day of sittings

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Fri 29 Aug

Wed 5 Nov

Tue 6 Jan

Wed 4 Mar

Tue 5 May

 
 

Fri 7 Nov

Wed 7 Jan

Fri 6 Mar

   

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

 Mon 13 Apr

Mon 8 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Thu 28 Aug

Thu 6 Nov

Thu 8 Jan

Thu 5 Mar

Wed 6 May

 

Crown Court at CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 10 Nov

Mon 12 Jan

Mon 9 Mar

Mon 13 Apr

 

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, Family Care Centre Applications, 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 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 and at such venues as the Chief Clerk shall 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 a copy of the lodgment documentation in Danske Bank, Donegall Square West, Belfast, BT1 6JS. Cheques should be payable to the 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.


EASTERN CIRCUIT

       DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON (continued)

CHIEF CLERK:

Mr Dermot Harkin

 
 

Craigavon Courthouse,

 
 

Central Way, Craigavon,

 
 

BT64  1AP

 
 

Telephone:  028 3834 1324

 
 

Fax: 028 3831 4341

 
 

DX 3762 NR Craigavon

 
 

craigavoncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

Mr Clive Cromie

Mrs Sandra Dougan                                          

 

Craigavon Courthouse,

Lisburn Courthouse,

 

Central Way, Craigavon,

Railway Street, Lisburn,

 

BT64  1AP

BT28 1XR

 

Telephone: 028 3834 1324

Telephone: 028 9267 5336

 

Fax: 028 3831 4341

Fax: 028 9262 5064

 

DX 3762 NR Craigavon

DX 3383 NR Lisburn

 

craigavoncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

lisburncourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

PROCESS SERVER:

NAME

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

Mr David Fullerton

6 Hawe Court,

Craigavon

 

Bangor,

Lisburn

 

Co. Down,

BT19 6XN

 

COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2014/2015

EASTERN CIRCUIT

For NEWTOWNARDS at 10.30am

2014

2015

Opening day of sittings

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

Mon 13 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

SO = Sentence only

Thu 28 Aug

(SO)

Thu 6 Nov

(SO)

Thu 8 Jan

(SO)

Thu 5 Mar

(SO)

Thu 16 Apr

(SO)

Fri 26 Jun*

C&S = Conviction and Sentence

Fri 29 Aug

(C&S)

Fri 7 Nov

(C&S)

Fri 9 Jan

(C&S)

Fri 6 Mar

(C&S)

Fri 17 Apr

(C&S)

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

Mon 13 Apr

 

Civil Bills Review Callover by County Court Judge

Thu 28 Aug

Wed 5 Nov

Wed 7 Jan

Wed 4 Mar

Wed 15 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Fri 29 Aug

Fri 7 Nov

Fri 9 Jan

Fri 6 Mar

Fri 17 Apr

 

For DOWNPATRICK at 10.30am

           

Opening day of sittings

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

Mon 13 Apr

 

Appeals from Magistrates Court

SO = Sentence only

Tue 26 Aug

(SO)

Mon 3 Nov

(SO)

Mon 5 Jan

(SO)

Mon 2 Mar

(SO)

Mon 13 Apr

(SO)

 

C&S = Conviction and sentence

Wed 27 Aug

(C&S)

Tue 4 Nov

(C&S)

Tue 6 Jan

(C&S)

Tue 3 Mar

(C&S)

Tue 14 Apr

(C&S)

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 26 Aug

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

Mon 13 Apr

 

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 26 Aug

Tue 4 Nov

Tue 6 Jan

Tue 3 Mar

Tue 14 Apr

 

Crown Court at DOWNPATRICK at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 1 Sep

Mon 3 Nov

Mon 5 Jan

Mon 2 Mar

Mon 13 Apr

 

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 as the Crown Court Judge and Chief Clerk may fix.

2.  Crown (including arraignments) and Civil business may be listed weeks commencing Monday 18 August 2014 and Tuesday 26 August 2014, as the County Court Judge and Chief Clerk may fix.

3.  Crown Court trials may be heard at Downpatrick and Newtownards at the direction of the Crown Court Judge

4.  The County Court Judge and/or District Judge’s Civil Bill Review Callover shall be listed on such days and at such venues as the Chief Clerk shall 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 a copy of the lodgment documentation in Danske Bank, Donegall Square West, Belfast BT1 6JS. Cheques should be made payable to the 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 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.

DIVISION OF ARDS


EASTERN CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF ARDS (continued)

CHIEF CLERK:

Mrs Karen Coey

 
 

Newtownards Courthouse,

 
 

Regent Street, Newtownards,

 
 

BT23 4LP

 
 

Telephone: 028 9181 4343

 
 

Fax: 028 9181 8024

 
 

DX 2602 NR Newtownards

 
 

newtownardscourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

Mr Andrew Heaney

Mrs Clare Doyle                                                

 

Newtownards Courthouse,

Downpatrick Courthouse,

 

Regent Street, Newtownards,

21 English Street, Downpatrick,

Downpatrick

 

BT23 4LP

BT30 6AB

 

Telephone: 028 9181 4343

Telephone: 028 4461 4621

 

Fax: 028 9181 8024

Fax: 028 4461 3969

 

DX 2602 NR Newtownards

DX 2971 NR Downpatrick

 

newtownardscourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

downpatrickcourthouse@courtsni.gov.uk

PROCESS SERVER:

NAME

ADDRESS

DISTRICTS SERVED

Mr David Fullerton

6 Hawe Court,

Bangor,

BT19 6XN

Ards

Castlereagh

Down

North Down

COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2014/2015

   BELFAST CIRCUIT

   DIVISION OF BELFAST – BELFAST RECORDER’S COURT

For LAGANSIDE COURTSat 10.30am

Sep 2014

Oct 2014

Nov 2014

Dec 2014

Jan 2015

Feb 2015

Mar 2015

Apr 2015

May 2015

June 2015

 

Opening day of sittings / Commencement of Civil Business #

Mon

1 Sep

Mon

29 Sep

Mon

3 Nov

Mon

1 Dec

Mon

5 Jan

Mon

2 Feb

Mon

2 Mar

Mon

13 Apr

Mon

11 May

Mon

8 Jun

 

Appeals from Magistrates’ Courts

[contests]

Mon

1 Sep

Mon

29 Sep

Mon

3 Nov

Mon

1 Dec

Mon

5 Jan

Mon

2 Feb

Mon

2 Mar

Mon

13 Apr

Mon

11 May

Mon

8 Jun

Tue

23 Jun

 

Tue

2 Sep

Tue

30 Sep

Tue

4 Nov

Tue

2 Dec

Tue

6 Jan

Tue

3 Feb

Tue

3 Mar

Tue

14 Apr

Tue

12 May

Tue

9 Jun

Wed

24 Jun

 

Wed

3 Sep

Wed

1 Oct

Wed

5 Nov

Wed

3 Dec

Wed

7 Dec

Wed

4 Feb

Wed

4 Mar

Wed

15 Apr

Wed

13 May

Wed

10 Jun

 

Youth & Matrimonial Appeals*

Thu

4 Sep

Thu

2 Oct

Thu

6 Nov

Thu

4 Dec

Thu

8 Jan

Thu

5 Feb

Thu

5 Mar

Thu

16 Apr

Thu

14 May

Thu

11 Jun

   Thu

25 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates’ Courts[sentence]

Fri

5 Sep ≠

                   

Civil Bill Review Callover by County Court Judge 9.15am

Mon

8 Sep

Mon

6 Oct

Mon

10 Nov

Mon

15 Dec

Mon

12 Jan

Mon

9 Feb

Mon

9 Mar

Mon

27 Apr

Mon

18 May

Mon

1 Jun

 
 

Mon

22 Sep

 

Mon

24 Nov

 

Mon

26 Jan

 

Mon

23 Mar

   

Mon

 22 Jun

 

Licensing Applications ~

& Undefended Equity Civil Bills

Fri

5 Sep

Fri

3 Oct

Fri

7 Nov

Fri

5 Dec

Fri

9 Jan

Fri

6 Feb

Fri

6 Mar

Fri

17 Apr

Fri

15 May

Fri

12 Jun

 

NOTES:

The District Judge’s Civil Bill Review Callover shall be listed on such days as the Chief Clerk shall fix.

# Business will be listed on such days as may be specified by the Chief Clerk and includes: Family Care Centre Applications and Appeals, Defended Civil Bills, Committal and Enforcement Civil Bills, Criminal Injury and Criminal Damage Appeals, Equity Petitions, Adoptions, Disputed Small Claims, Ancillary Relief Applications and Ejectment and Hire Purchase Civil Bills.

≠Appeals against sentence will be listed on each Friday thereafter excluding court recess periods and public holidays

*Appeals may be listed on such other dates as may be specified by the Chief Clerk

All following matters at 10.00am (as necessary):-
Interlocutory matters each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Equity matters, Minor’s Petitions, and Minor’s Payments Out of Court each Tuesday and Thursday.
Miscellaneous matters each Thursday.

Undefended Divorce Petitions each Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 9.30am

~ Licensing Applications includes all Spirit Licensing and Registration of Clubs applications.

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 a copy of the lodgment documentation in Danske Bank, Donegall Square West, Belfast BT1 6JS. Cheques should be made payable to the Accountant General.

BELFAST CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF BELFAST (continued)

CHIEF CLERK:

Mrs Paula McCourt

 
 

Laganside Courts,

 
 

45 Oxford Street, Belfast,

 
 

BT1 3LL

 
 

Telephone: 028 9032 8594

 
 

Fax: 028 9024 2078

 
 

DX 461 NR Belfast 1

 
 

csmlaganside@courtsni.gov.uk

 

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERKS:

Mrs Debbie McKee

Mrs Ann McCandless

 

Laganside Courts,

Laganside Courts

 

45 Oxford Street, Belfast,

45 Oxford Street, Belfast

 

BT1 3LL

BT1 3LL

 

Telephone: 028 9032 8594

Telephone: 028 9032 8594

 

Fax: 028 9024 2078

Fax: 028 9024 2078

 

DX 461 NR Belfast 1

DX 461 NR Belfast 1

 

csmlaganside@courtsni.gov.uk

csmlaganside@courtsni.gov.uk

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

PROCESS SERVER:

NAME

ADDRESS

DISTRICT SERVED

Mr  David Fullerton

6 Hawe Court,

Bangor,

BT19 6XN

Belfast and Newtownabbey