S.I. No. 415/2016 - District Court (Days and Hours) (August Sittings) Order 2016.

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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 2016.


2. This Order shall come into operation on 1st August 2016.


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



Sligo



Each Wednesday at 2.00 p.m.
District No. 3



Ballina



Each Wednesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 4 (Adjacent to Castlerea Prison)



Harristown



Each Friday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 4



Loughrea



Each Friday at 2.30 p.m.
District No. 5



Cavan



Each Friday at 11.00 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



Longford



Each Monday at 11.00 a.m.
District No. 10



Trim



Each Tuesday at 11.00 a.m.
District No.12



Ennis



Monday 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th August 2016 and Tuesday 2nd August 2016 at 11.00 a.m.
District No.13



Limerick



Each Wednesday at 10.30 a.m.
District No.15



Tullamore



Monday 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th August 2016 and Thursday 4th August, 2016 at 11.00 a.m.
District No.16



Bray



Each Wednesday at 10.30 a.m.
District No.17



Tralee



Each Thursday at 11.00 a.m.
District No.18



Clonakilty



Each Thursday at 10.30 a.m.
District No.19



Cork City @ Court No.1 Washington Street



Monday 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th August 2016, each Wednesday and each 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



Kilkenny



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


27 July 2016.


ROSEMARY HORGAN,


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

.





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 2016.

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