NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 12 November 2014                                            No. 14/14

           

 

 

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

Crown Court

 

Southern Circuit

 

Division of Armagh & South Down

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 2014/2015

 

 

AMENDMENT

 

Northern Ireland Court Business No 07/14 shall be amended as follows:

 

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CROWN COURT SITTINGS

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

 

Amendment

 

Delete: Tuesday 6th January 2015

Insert: Monday 5th January 2015

 

 

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SOUTHERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

 

Amendment

 

Delete: Tuesday 6th January 2015

Insert: Monday 5th January 2015

 

 

Revised Schedule attached


 

SCHEDULE

 

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

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      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

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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

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SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

 

NEWRY at 10.30 am                                                 Friday 5 September 2014

Trials may be heard                                                     Monday 3 November 2014

in Armagh if directed                                                 Monday 5 January 2015

by the Judge                                                                Monday 2 March 2015

Tuesday 5 May 2015

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COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2014/2015

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

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 @ NEWRY at 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

Mon 5 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.

DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN