NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

         

In this issue 21 December 2015                                            No. 9/15

           

 

 

 

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 2015/2016

 

 

AMENDMENT

 

Northern Ireland Court Business No 01/15 shall be amended as follows:

 

Pg 3

 

CROWN COURT SITTINGS

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

 

Amendment

 

Delete: Wednesday 6th January 2016

Insert: Monday 4th January 2016

 

 

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SOUTHERN CIRCUIT: DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

 

Amendment

 

Delete: Wednesday 6th January 2016

Insert: Monday 4th January 2016

 

 

Revised Schedule attached


 

SCHEDULE

 

PLACES OF SITTINGS OF THE CROWN COURT AND DATES FOR TAKING TRIALS 2015/2016

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Place of Sitting                                                           Dates for Trials                       _

 

NORTHERN CIRCUIT

 

LONDONDERRY  at 10.30 am                                Tuesday 1 September 2015

For Division of Londonderry                                     Monday 2 November 2015

Monday 4 January 2016

Monday 7 March 2016

Monday 9 May 2016

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ANTRIM  at 10.30 am                                               Tuesday 1 September 2015

Trials may be heard at                                                 Monday 30 November 2015

Antrim, Coleraine and Ballymena                              Monday 4 January 2016

as directed by the Judge                                             Monday 4 April 2016

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SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

 

NEWRY at 10.30 am                                                 Tuesday 1 September 2015

Trials may be heard                                                     Monday 2 November 2015

in Armagh if directed                                                 Monday 4 January 2016

by the Judge                                                                Monday 4 April 2016

Monday 16 May 2016

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COUNTY COURT SITTINGS 2015/2016

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

DIVISION OF ARMAGH & SOUTH DOWN

 

For ARMAGH at 10:30am

2015

2016

Opening day of sittings

Mon 12 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Mon 29 Feb

Tue 3 May

Mon 20 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Mon 12 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Mon 29 Feb

Wed 4 May

Mon 20 Jun

Commencement of all Civil  business #

Mon 12 Oct

Mon 7 Dec

Mon 29 Feb

Tue 3 May

Mon 20 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Tue 13 Oct

Tue 8 Dec

Tue 1 Mar

Thu 5 May

Tue 21 Jun

For BANBRIDGE @ NEWRY at 10.30am

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Wed 14 Oct

Wed 9 Dec

Wed 2 Mar

Fri 6 May

Wed 22 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Wed 14 Oct

Wed 9 Dec

Wed 2 Mar

Fri 6 May

Wed 22 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Wed 14 Oct

Wed 9 Dec

Wed 2 Mar

Fri 6 May

Wed 22 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Thu 15 Oct

-

Thu 3 Mar

-

Thu 23 Jun

For NEWRY at 10:30am

 

 

 

 

 

Opening day of sittings

Fri 16 Oct

Fri 11 Dec

Mon 7 Mar

Mon 9 May

Fri 24 Jun

Appeals from Magistrates Court

Fri 16 Oct

Fri 11 Dec

Mon 7 Mar

Mon 9 May

Fri 24 Jun

Commencement of all Civil business #

Tue 1 Sep

Fri 11 Dec

Mon 7 Mar

Mon 9 May

Fri 24 Jun

Licensing Applications ~

Mon 19 Oct

Mon 14 Dec

Tue 8 Mar

Tue 10 May

Mon 27 Jun

Crown Court at NEWRY at 10.30am

Commencement date for Trials

Tue 1 Sep

Mon 2 Nov

Mon 4 Jan

Mon 4 Apr

Mon 16 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.