S.I. No. 177/2008 - District Court (Days and Hours) (August Sittings) Order 2008

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S.I. No. 177/2008 - District Court (Days and Hours) (August Sittings) Order 2008

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S.I. No. 177 of 2008
DISTRICT COURT (DAYS AND HOURS) (AUGUST SITTINGS) ORDER 2008
Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 13th June, 2008.
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 2008.
2. This Order shall come into operation on 30th July 2008.
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
District Court District (1)
District Court Area in that District in which August sittings (summary jurisdiction) serving that District are held(2)
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)(3)
District No. 1
Donegal
Donegal — each Thursday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 2
Sligo
Sligo — each Wednesday at 10.30 a.m.
District No. 3
Castlebar
Castlebar — each Wednesday at 2.30 p.m.
District No. 4
Harristown
Harristown — each Friday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 4
Carrick on Shannon
Carrick-on-Shannon — each Friday at 2.00.p.m.
District No. 5
Cavan
Cavan — each Friday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 6
Dundalk
Dundalk — each Thursday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 7
Galway
Galway — each Tuesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 8
Athlone
Athlone — each Friday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 9
Tullamore
Tullamore — each Monday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 10
Trim
Trim — each Friday at 3.00 p.m.
District No. 12
Ennis
Ennis — each Monday at 12.00 Noon
District No. 13
Listowel
Listowel — each Thursday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 14
Limerick
Limerick — each Wednesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 15
Portlaoise
Portlaoise — each Monday at 2.00 p.m.
District No. 16
Bray
Bray — each Wednesday at 10.30. a.m.
District No. 17
Tralee
Tralee — each Thursday at 2.00 p.m.
District No. 18
Clonakilty
Clonakilty — each Thursday at 10.30 a.m.
District No. 19
Cork
Cork — each Monday, each Wednesday and each Friday at 10.30 a.m.
District No. 20
Mallow
Mallow — each Tuesday at 10.30 a.m.
District No. 21
Clonmel
Clonmel — each Tuesday at 3.00 p.m.
District No. 22
Carlow
Carlow — each Tuesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 23
Wexford
Wexford — each Wednesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 24
Waterford
Waterford — each Tuesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 25
Naas
Naas — each Thursday at 11.00 a.m.
GIVEN under the Seal of the Courts Service,
10 June 2008
MIRIAM MALONE.
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:
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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