Circuit Court Rules (No. 1) of 1991.

 
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S.I. No. 159 of 1991.

CIRCUIT COURT RULES (No. 1) OF 1991.

We, the Circuit Court Rules Committee, constituted pursuant to the provisions of section 69 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1936 , and section 12 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1947 , by virtue of the powers conferred on us by section 66 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1924 , and section 70 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1936 , (as applied by section 48 of the Courts (Supplementary Provisions) Act, 1961) and section 27 of the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961 , and of all other powers enabling us in this behalf, do hereby, with the concurrence of the Minister for Justice, make the annexed Rules of Court.

Dated this 15th day of April, 1991.

PETER O'MALLEY,

(Chairman of the Circuit Court Rules Committee)

FRANK SPAIN

MICHAEL A. MORIARTY

G. C. CLARKE

GORDON HOLMES

JOHN McMENAMIN

KEVIN FEENEY

MICHAEL T. NEARY,

(Secretary)

I concur in the making of the above Rules of Court.

Dated this 21st day of June, 1991.

RAY BURKE,

Minister for Justice.

S.I. No. 159 of 1991

CIRCUIT COURT RULES (No. 1) OF 1991.

1. These Rules may be cited as the Circuit Court Rules (No. 1), 1991 and shall come into operation on the 1st day of August, 1991.

2. The Order referred to in these Rules shall be added to and construed together with those orders contained in the Circuit Court Rules, 1950, as amended.

Order Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act, 1989 .

1. In this Order "the Act" means the Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act, 1989 (No. 6 of 1989).

Saver of existing and past applications.

2. All applications made or proceedings taken before these Rules shall have come into opertion but which are in accordance with the existing Rules and practice of the Court shall have the same validity as applications made or proceedings taken in accordance with these Rules.

Venue.

3. An application under this Order shall be brought in the county where any party to the proceedings ordinarily resides or carries on any profession, business or occupation.

Form of Application.

4. All proceedings under this Order shall be instituted by the issue out of the office of an originating Application. All Applications shall contain an Endorsement of Claim and numbered paragraphs setting out the matters relied upon by the Applicant and specifying the relief sought and shall be in accordance with the form set out at Appendix 1 hereto.

5. An application shall be dated and bear the name, address and description...

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