NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 24 August 2017                                                      No. 2/17

           

 

 

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

Crown & County Court

 

Eastern Circuit

 

Division of Craigavon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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)

 

 

COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2017/2018

 

 

AMENDMENT

 

Northern Ireland Court Business No 1/17 shall be amended as follows:

 

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SOUTH EASTERN ADMINISTRATIVE COURT DIVISION

COUNTY COURT OF NORTHERN IRELAND AT CRAIGAVON

 

Delete: Monday 29th August, Thursday 9th November, Thursday 11th January, Tuesday 20th March and Wednesday 30th May

 

Insert: Monday 4th September, Monday 6th November, Monday 8th January, Thursday 22nd March and Tuesday 29th May 2017

 

 

Revised Schedule attached


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2017/2018

 

SOUTH EASTERN ADMINISTRATIVE COURT DIVISION

For CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

2017

2018

Opening day of sittings

Tue 29 Aug

Mon 6 Nov

Mon 8 Jan

Tue 20 Mar

Tue 29 May

Mon 2 Jul

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Tue 29 Aug

Thu 9 Nov

Thu 11 Jan

Tue 20 Mar

Wed 30 May

Mon 2 Jul

Wed 30 Aug

Fri 10 Nov

Fri 12 Jan

Fri 23 Mar

Thu 31 May

Tue 3 Jul

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 29 Aug

Mon 6 Nov

Mon 8 Jan

Tue 20 Mar

Tue 29 May

Mon 2 Jul

Licensing Applications ~

Mon 4 Sep

Mon 6 Nov

Mon 8 Jan

Thu 22 Mar

Tue 29 May

 

For LISBURN at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Thu 31 Aug

Tue 7 Nov

Tues 9 Jan

Fri 16 Mar

Tue 29 May

Wed 4 Jul

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Thu 31 Aug*

Fri 1 Sep

Tue 7 Nov

Wed 8 Nov

Tue 9 Jan

Wed 10 Jan

Fri 16 Mar

Wed 21 Mar

Tue 29 May*

Fri 1 Jun

Wed 4 Jul

Commencement of all Civil business #

Thu 31 Aug

Tue 7 Nov

Tue 9 Jan

Fri 16 Mar

Tue 29 May

Wed 4 Jul

Crown Court at CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Mon 4 Sep

Mon 13 Nov

Mon 15 Jan

Mon 9 Apr

Mon 4 Jun

 

 

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.

3.        * Lisburn Appeals will be heard in Craigavon

 

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.

 

# 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 and will be listed at 10:00 am.

 

 

COUNTY COURT OF NORTHERN IRELAND AT CRAIGAVON