NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 4 November 2015                                                  No. 7/15

           

 

 

 

LORD CHIEF JUSTICE’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

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)

 

 

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 COURT SITTINGS

 

AMENDMENT

 

Northern Ireland Court Business No 1/15 shall be amended as follows:

 

Pg 15

 

EASTERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON

 

Delete: Monday 4th January 2016

Insert: Tuesday 22nd December & Wednesday 23rd December 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revised Schedule attached


COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2015/2016

 

EASTERN CIRCUIT

 

   DIVISION OF CRAIGAVON

For CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

2015

2016

Opening day of sittings

 Mon 24 Aug

Mon 2 Nov

Mon 4 Jan

Tue 1 Mar

Tue 3 May

Mon 6 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Tue 1 Sep

Mon 2 Nov

 

Mon 14 Mar

Thu 5 May

Mon 4 Jul

Wed 2 Sep

Tue 3 Nov

Tue 22 Dec

Wed 23 Dec

Fri 8 Jan

Tue 15 Mar

Fri 6 May

Thu 7 Jul

Commencement of all Civil business #

Mon 24 Aug

Mon 2 Nov

Mon 4 Jan

Tue 1 Mar

Tue 3 May

Mon 6 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

*Wed 26 Aug

*Thu 5 Nov

*Thu 7 Jan

*Wed 16 Mar

*Wed 4 May

 

For LISBURN at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

 Mon 24 Aug

Mon 2 Nov

Mon 4 Jan

Tue 1 Mar

Tue 3 May

Mon 6 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

   Wed 26 Aug

Wed 4 Nov

Tue 5 Jan

Wed 16 Mar

Tue 3 May

Tue 5 Jul

 

 

 

 

 

Wed 4 May

 

 + Thu 27 Aug

Fri 6 Nov

Wed 6 Jan

Fri 18 Mar

+Fri 3 Jun

Wed 6 Jul

+ Fri 2 Oct

 

+Fri 26 Feb

 

 

 

Commencement of all Civil business #

     Mon 24 Aug

Mon 2 Nov

Mon 4 Jan

Tue 1 Mar

Tue 3 May

Mon 6 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

 Wed 26 Aug

Thu 5 Nov

Thu 7 Jan

Wed 16 Mar

Wed 4 May

 

Crown Court at CRAIGAVON at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Thu 27 Aug

Mon 9 Nov

Mon 11 Jan

Mon 4 Apr

Mon 9 May

Mon 6 Jun

Mon 28 Sep

Mon 30 Nov

Mon 8 Feb

 

 

 

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 County Court Judge & 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.

 

* The venue for these Licensing Applications will be at Lisburn.

 

~ Licensing Applications includes all Spirit Licensing and Registration of Clubs applications and will be listed at 10:00 am.

 

+ The venue for hearing these Appeals will be at Craigavon.