Rules of the Superior Courts (Service) (No. 2) 2019, shall come into operation on the 15th day of April 2019

Publication Date:January 01, 2019
 
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S.I. No.146of2019

Rules of the Superior Courts (Service) (No. 2) 2019, shall come into operation on the 15th day of April 2019

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 12th April, 2019.

We, the Superior Courts Rules Committee, constituted pursuant to the provisions of the Courts of Justice Act 1936 , section 67, and reconstituted pursuant to the provisions of the Courts of Justice Act 1953 , section 15 by virtue of the powers conferred upon us by the Courts of Justice Act 1924 , section 36, the Courts of Justice Act, 1936 , section 68 (as applied by the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961 , section 48), the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961 , the European Communities (Rules of Court) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 320 of 1972) and of all other powers enabling us in this behalf, do hereby make the following Rules of Court.

Dated this 13 th day of December 2018.

Frank Clarke

George Birmingham

Elizabeth Dunne

Michael Peart

John A. Edwards

Deirdre Murphy

Conor Dignam

Stuart Gilhooly

Mary Cummins

Noel Rubotham

John Mahon.

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

Dated this 4 th day of April, 2019.

CHARLES FLANAGAN

Minister for Justice and Equality

1. (1) These Rules, which may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts (Service) (No. 2) 2019, shall come into operation on the 15 th day of April 2019.

(2) These Rules shall be construed together with the Rules of the Superior Courts.

(3) The Rules of the Superior Courts as amended by these Rules may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts 1986 to 2019.

2. The Rules of the Superior Courts are amended by the substitution in rule 1 of Order 11D for the definition of “transmitting agency” of the following definition:

““transmitting agency” means, as regards the State, the Combined Court Office situate at Castlebar in the County of Mayo or such other authority, or public officer or other person as is for the time being designated by the State pursuant to Article 2(1) of Regulation No. 1393/2007.”

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

These Rules facilitate the transfer of the functions of the transmitting agency in the State for the purposes of Regulation No. 1393/2007 (Service Regulation). to the Courts Service Combined Court Office in Castlebar, County Mayo,

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