NORTHERN IRELAND

COURT BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

In this issue 1 April 2004                                                          No.1/04

 

 

 

                                    LORD CHANCELLOR’S DIRECTIONS

 

 

                                    Magistrates’ Courts

 

                             Petty Sessions District of Belfast & Newtownabbey

 

                             Petty Sessions District of Strabane

 

                             Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issued by the Northern Ireland Court Service


LORD CHANCELLOR’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 4 May 2004 as follows :

 

Page 2            :      Petty Sessions District of Belfast & Newtownabbey

 

Column 8       :     Domestic

 

Insert              :      1st  where it appears opposite Tuesday

 

 

 

with effect from 14 May 2004 as follows :

 

Page 7             :     Petty Sessions District of Strabane

 

Column 5       :     Other Business

 

Delete             :      1st where it appears opposite Friday

 

Insert             :       1st and 2nd where it appears opposite Friday

 

 

 

with effect from 1 June 2004 as follows :

 

Page 7             :     Petty Sessions District of Strabane

 

Column 2       :    Place and Time

 

Delete             :    Other Business and Youth Courts commence at 10.30am. Domestic 

                              Courts commence at 11.00am.

 

Insert               :     All sittings commence at 10.00am.


 

 

PETTY SESSIONS DISTRICT

 

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 & 4th Ř

1st & 3rd

 

 

Ballymena

 

 

 

Tuesday

2nd & 4th

1st

 

 

 

 

 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

5th

 

Every

 

 

 

 

commence at

 

Thursday

Every

 

1st# & 3rd*

 

 

 

 

10.00am except

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Court

which

 

Saturday

Essential

Business only

 

 

 

 

 

 

commences at 10.30am.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BANBRIDGE

Banbridge

All wards

Monday

 

 

 

 

3rd

Banbridge

 

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other business

 

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and Youth

 

Thursday

1st,2nd,3rd & 4th

 

 

 

 

 

 

sittings commence at 10.30am

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

BELFAST AND

Belfast

All wards

Monday

Every

Every

Every

 

            

Belfast

NEWTOWNABBEY

 

 

Tuesday

       *Every

 

Every

1st

 

 

 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

Every

Every

 

Every

 

 

 

Commence at

 

Thursday

Every

 

Every

3rd

 

 

 

10.30am

 

Friday

Every

 

Every

 

 

 

 

*Fixed Penalty

enforcement Courts commence at 12.00 noon each Tuesday

 

Saturday

Essential business only

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                April 2004

Ř             Ballymena Family Proceedings Court sits at Coleraine on the 2nd & 4th Monday                                                                                                                                                                

#              Ballymena Family Proceedings Courts at Antrim on the 1st Thursday

*              Ballymena Family Proceedings Court sits at Larne on the 3rd Thursday.

 

                                                                                                                               

 

 

2.


SCHEDULE 2 (continued)

 

 

PETTY SESSIONS DISTRICT

 

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)

NORTH ANTRIM

Coleraine  

    All wards

Monday

Every

              

 

 

 

Coleraine

 

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

 

1st

 

 

 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

1st & 4th

2nd & 4th

 

3rd

 

 

 

commence at

 

Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.00am except “Other Business” on 4th Wednesday to commence at 12 noon.

 

Friday

1st, 2nd & 3rd

 

 

 

 

 

NORTH DOWN

Bangor     

   All wards

Monday

 

 

 

 

            

Newtownards

 

 

 

Tuesday

 

2nd

 

 

 

 

 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

Every

 

 

 

 

 

 

commence at

 

Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.30am

 

 

Friday

1st, 3rd & 5th

 

 

2nd & 4th

 

 

OMAGH    

Omagh      

   All wards

Monday

 

 

 

 

            

Omagh

     

 

 

Tuesday

Every

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Business

 

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

             

 

 

and Youth

 

Thursday

 

 

*

 

       

 

 

courts commence at 10.30am.

Domestic Court commences at 11.30am

 

Friday

2nd

            

 

               

1st

 

STRABANE

Strabane     

   All wards

Monday

 

 

 

               

 

Strabane

 

 

 

Tuesday

 

            

              

 

 

 

 

All sittings

 

Wednesday

5th

 

             

 

 

 

 

commence at

 

Thursday

Every

            

 

             

 

 

 

10.00am.

 

Friday

1st & 2nd

 

 

 

3rd

 

April 2004                                                                         

*East Tyrone Family Proceedings Court sits at Omagh on 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursdays.

 

 

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