NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

In this issue 9 November 2017                                                          No. 4/17

 

 

           

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

                        Magistrates’ Courts

 

Petty Sessions District of Belfast and Newtownabbey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 9 November 2017 as follows :

 

Page 5                  :        Petty Sessions District of Belfast and

                                      Newtownabbey

 

Column 6            :         Youth

 

Delete                   :         4th where it appears opposite Tuesday

Every where it appears opposite Wednesday


SCHEDULE 2 (continued)

 

 

MAGISTRATES’ COURT

 

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)

BALLYMENA

Ballymena

All wards

Monday

 

 

2nd Ø & 4th Ø#

 

 

Ballymena

Also

 

 

Tuesday

3rd

 

 

 

 

 

Incorporates all

All sittings

 

Wednesday

4th & 5th

2nd & 4th

 

1st & 3rd

 

 

Larne PS

commence at

 

Thursday

Every

 

1st # & 3rd Ø

 

 

 

District sittings

10.00am

 

Friday

 

 

Every

 

 

 

BANBRIDGE

Banbridge

All wards

Monday

1st

 

 

 

3rd

Banbridge

 

sitting

 

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

sitting at Newry

 

at Newry

 

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All sittings commence at

 

Thursday

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.30am

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

BELFAST AND NEWTOWNABBEY

Laganside Courts

All wards

Monday

Every

Every

Every

 

            

Belfast

 

Complex

 

Tuesday

Every

 

Every

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

Every

 

 

Every

 

 

All sittings commence at 10.30am except:

·   Adult Video Link Remand Courts which commence at 9.45am each day.

·   Family Courts which commence at 9.45am.

·   Domestic Courts which commence at 10am.

·   Fixed Penalty Enforcement Courts which commence at 12.00 noon each Tuesday.

 

Thursday

Every

 

Every

 

 

 

 

Friday

Every

Every

Every

 

 

 

Ø             Ballymena Family Proceedings Court sits at Coleraine on the 2nd & 4th Monday and 3rd Thursday                                                                                                                                November 2017

#              Ballymena Family Proceedings Courts at Antrim on the 1st Thursday and 4th Monday

 

 

 

 

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