NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 5 July 2016                                                   No. 3/16

           

 

 

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

Crown Court

 

Belfast Circuit

 

Division of Belfast – Belfast Recorder’s Court

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 2016/2017

 

 

AMENDMENT

 

Northern Ireland Court Business No 01/16 shall be amended as follows:

 

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CROWN COURT SITTINGS

BELFAST CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF BELFAST – BELFAST RECORDER’S COURT

 

Amendment

 

Insert: Monday 8th August 2016

 

 

 

Revised Schedule attached


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 2016/2017

 

BELFAST CIRCUIT

The Crown Court shall sit continuously at Laganside Courts, 45 Oxford Street, Belfast for taking pleas and conducting trials from Monday 8th  August 2016 to Friday 1st September 2017 and thereafter at Laganside Courts as aforesaid and as required at the Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester 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 8th August 2016

Monday 5th September 2016

Monday 3rd October 2016

Monday 7th November 2016

Monday 5th December 2016

Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Monday 6th February 2017

Monday 6th March 2017

Monday 3rd April 2017

Tuesday 2nd May 2017                                  

Monday 5th June 2017