S.I. No. 398/2011 - District Court (Days and Hours) (August Sittings) Order 2011.

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S.I. No. 398/2011 - District Court (Days and Hours) (August Sittings) Order 2011.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 29th July, 2011.
The Courts Service, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 26 of the Courts of Justice Act 1953 (No. 32 of 1953), as amended by section 43 of the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961 (No. 39 of 1961), section 16 of the Courts Act 1971 (No. 36 of 1971) and section 29 of the Courts Service Act 1998 (No. 8 of 1998) and after consultation with the President of the District Court, hereby orders as follows:
1. This Order may be cited as the District Court (Days and Hours) (August Sittings) Order 2011.
2. This Order shall come into operation on 1st August 2011.
3. Sittings for the purposes of Article 5(b) of the District Court Areas (Amendment) Order 1970 ( S.I. No. 161 of 1970 ) shall be held during the month of August in and for each District Court area referred to in column (2) of the table to this Order (in each case serving the relevant District Court district mentioned in column (1) of the table immediately opposite such reference). Where such sittings are not held on such days, and at such hours and at the place for the time being fixed for sittings of the District Court for the purpose of transacting the business of the District Court exercising its summary jurisdiction in such District Court area by the District Court (Areas) Order 1961 ( S.I. No. 5 of 1961 )(as amended)(the “Principal Order”), such sittings shall be held on such days, and at such hours and at the place referred to in column

(3) of the table immediately opposite the District Court area referred to in column (2).
4. Business transacted in the District Court that is initiated and not completed before the commencement of this Order shall be continued and completed as if this Order had been in force at the time at which such business had been initiated.
TABLE
(1)
(2)
(3)
District Court District
District Court Area in that District in which August sittings (summary jurisdiction) serving that District are held
Place in District Court Area in which August sittings (summary jurisdiction) serving that District are held and days and hours of sittings (where different from the place, days and hours prescribed by the Principal Order for that Area)
District No.1
Letterkenny
Each Thursday at 11.00 a.m.
District No.2
Carrick-on-Shannon
Each Wednesday at 2.00 p.m.
District No. 3
Castlebar
Each Wednesday at 10.30 a.m.
District No. 4 (Adjacent to Castlerea Prison)
Harristown
Each Friday at 11.00 a.m.
District 4
Loughrea
Each Friday at 2.00 p.m.
District No.5
Cavan
Each Friday at 10.00 a.m.
District No. 6
Dundalk
Each Thursday at 11.00 a.m.
District No.7
Galway
Each Tuesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 8
Nenagh
Each Friday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 9
Mullingar
Each Monday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 10
Trim
Each Friday at 2.15 p.m.
District No.12
Ennis
Each Monday at 12.00 noon
District No.13
Listowel
Each Thursday at 11.00 a.m.
District No.14
Limerick City
Each Wednesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No.15
Portlaoise
Monday 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th August, 2011 and Thursday 4th August, 2011 at 11.00 a.m.
District No.16
Bray
Each Wednesday at 10.30. a.m.
District No.17
Tralee
Each Thursday at 2.00 p.m.
District No.18
Clonakilty
Each Thursday at 10.30 a.m.
District No.19
Cork City
Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10.30 a.m.
District No.20
Mallow
Each Tuesday at 10.30 a.m.
District No. 21
Clonmel
Each Tuesday at 3.00 p.m.
District No.22
Carlow
Each Tuesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 23
Wexford
Each Wednesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 24
Waterford
Each Tuesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 25
Naas
Each Thursday at 11.00 a.m.
Given under the Seal of the Courts Service,
28 July 2011.
MATTHEW DEERY,
Member of the Board of the Courts Service authorised to sign documents under the Seal of the Courts Service.
MIRIAM O’FLANAGAN,
Officer of the Courts Service designated for the purpose of authenticating the Seal of the Courts Service, pursuant to section 10 of the Courts Service Act 1998 .
Dated: 28 July 2011.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
This note does not form part of the instrument and is not a legal interpretation.
This order fixes the District Court area within each District Court district in which sittings will be held for the purpose of transacting the business of the District Court exercising its summary jurisdiction during the month of August in each year, as specified by Article 5(b) of the District Court Areas (Amendment) Order 1970 ( S.I. No. 161 of 1970 ) as amended by the District Court Areas (Amendment) (August Sittings) Order 2008 ( S.I. No. 121 of 2008 ).
Where the days, hours and places of such sittings are not separately fixed by this Order (in column (3) of the Table), they shall be as fixed for sittings of the District Court exercising its summary jurisdiction by the District Court (Areas) Order 1961 ( S.I. No. 5 of 1961 ).

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