Rules

BLACKHALL’S CIRCUIT COURT RULES

Note: SI nos listed shows the respective Order has changed by the SI. Those links on the SI will navigate to the Updates page, where you can see the commencement date.

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Order 1: Sittings, language and office hours 235/09; 312/07; 510/01
Order 2: Venue 618/15; 597/14; 510/01
Order 2A: Jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil or commercial matters 882/04
Order 3: Judges’ robes and mode of address to the judges 433/16; 523/11; 274/06; 510/01
Order 4: Court seal and authentication of court documents 19/19; 583/09; 409/06; 510/01
Order 5: Commencement of proceedings 378/18; 499/17; 201/17; 618/15; 597/14; 312/07; 542/04; 510/01
Order 5A: Procedure by personal injuries summons 215/19; 11/18; 526/05
Order 5B: Procedure in certain actions for possession of land and actions for well-charging relief 171/16; 346/15; 358/12; 264/09
Order 5C: Defamation Act, 2009 486/09
Order 5D: Intellectual Property Claims 499/21
Order 6: Parties 312/07; 510/01
Order 7: Third party procedure 510/01
Order 8: Actions by and against firms and persons carrying on business in names other than their own 510/01
Order 9: Joinder of claims 510/01
Order 10: Indorsement of claim 510/01
Order 11: Issue of civil bills, service of documents 132/09; 312/07; 526/05; 510/01
Order 12: Renewal of civil bill 221/19; 583/09; 510/01
Order 13: Service out of the jurisdiction 312/07; 510/01
Order 14: Service out of the jurisdiction under the 1998 Act, Council Regulation (Ec) No 44/2001 or the Lugano Convention 618/15; 597/14; 188/08; 510/01
Order 14A: Service out of the Jurisdiction Under: Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 (Matrimonial Matters and Matters of Parental Responsibility) Council Regulation (EC) No 4/2009 (Maintenance Obligations) 597/14; 143/06; 881/04
Order 14B: Service in EU member states (including the state) of judicial and extra-judicial documents 147/19; 478/18; 618/15; 597/14; 375/09; 188/08; 312/07; 883/04
Order 15: Appearance, defence, lodgment, offer of payment in lieu of lodgment and counterclaim 378/18; 486/09; 470/09; 525/05; 542/04; 510/01
Order 16: Security for costs 510/01
Order 17: Particulars and further particulars in claim or defence 510/01
Order 18: County registrar 155/10; 191/08; 312/07; 1/06; 510/01
Order 19: Side-bar applications 510/01
Order 19A: Case progression (general) 11/18; 539/09
Order 20: Sittings in chambers and interlocutory applications 510/01
Order 21: Discontinuance 510/01
Order 22: Change of parties 510/01
Order 23: Evidence 328/19; 429/18; 510/01
Order 23A: Taking of evidence for EU courts 302/13
Order 24: Attendance of witnesses 396/20; 132/09; 510/01
Order 25: Affidavits 510/01
Order 26: Judgment by default in cases of liquidated demands and claims for delivery of goods and chattels 312/07; 510/01
Order 27: Judgment by default in cases not coming within the preceding order 470/09; 312/07; 510/01
Order 28: Summary judgment 510/01
Order 29: Judgment by consent in the office 312/07; 510/01
Order 30: Review of judgments 510/01
Order 31: Admissions 510/01
Order 32: Discovery and inspection of documents and interrogatories 122/11; 510/01
Order 33: Trial 94/09; 189/08; 510/01
Order 33A: Mediation and other Alternative Dispute Resolution processes 11/18
Order 34: As to trial of separate issues 510/01
Order 35: Transfer of actions 510/01
Order 35A: European enforcement orders 1/06
Order 35B: European Account Preservation Order 202/17
Order 36: Execution 542/04; 510/01
Order 37: Attachment and committal 510/01
Order 38: Attachment of debts by garnishee 510/01
Order 39: Receiver by way of equitable execution 510/01
Order 40: Interpleader 510/01
Order 41: Appeals from the District Court 510/01
Order 41A: Fines (Payment and Recovery) 379/18
Order 42 489/12; 510/01
Order 43: Sales 155/10; 510/01
Order 44: Security 510/01
Order 45: Administrators pendente lite and receivers 510/01
Order 46: Proceedings by Equity Civil Bill 155/10; 251/09; 510/01
Order 46A: Land and Conveyance Law Reform Act, 2009 155/10
Order 46B: Multi-Unit Developments Act, 2011 153/11
Order 47: Persons of unsound mind 510/01
Order 47A: Mental Health Act, 2001 (No 25 of 2001) 11/07
Order 47B: Applications under the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 201/23
Order 48: Accounts 510/01
Order 49: Intoxicating liquor licences 510/01
Order 50: Probate actions 312/07; 510/01
Order 51: Landlord and tenant 312/07; 510/01
Order 51A: Residential Tenancies Act, 2004 (No 27 of 2004) 410/06
Order 52: Malicious injuries 132/09; 510/01
Order 53: Restoration of Companies to the Register Pursuant to Chapter 2 of Part 12 of the Companies Act 2014 471/15; 312/07; 615/03; 510/01
Order 53A: Examinership 471/15; 284/14
Order 53B: Investigation of Company’s Affairs Under Part 13 of the Companies Act 2014 471/15
Order 54: Housing Act, 1966 510/01
Order 55: Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979 (No 27 of 1979) 510/01
Order 56: Planning 132/09; 312/07; 510/01
Order 57: Employment 284/12; 151/12; 445/10; 132/09; 312/07; 12/07; 532/06; 531/06; 275/06; 388/05; 387/05; 880/04; 721/04; 510/01
Order 57A: Equal Status Acts, 2000 to 2004 349/06
Order 57B: Pensions Ombudsman 446/10
Order 58: Local Elections (Petitions and Disqualifications) Act, 1974 (No 8 of 1974) 85/16; 354/08; 510/01
Order 59: Family law 400/20; 282/20; 427/18; 12/18; 207/17; 84/16; 18/16; 408/14; 121/11; 445/10; 155/10; 583/09; 132/09; 94/09; 358/08; 189/08; 312/07; 527/05; 510/01
Order 59A: Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act, 2010 282/20; 427/18; 207/17; 18/16; 408/14; 385/11
Order 60: Data protection 222/19; 510/01
Order 61: Provision of documentation pursuant to section 14 of the Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments (European Communities) Act, 1998 597/14; 510/01
Order 61A: Jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments and decisions of the Circuit Court in civil or commercial matters 432/16; 172/16; 618/15; 597/14; 312/07; 882/04
Order 62: Cases stated 292/20; 510/01
Order 63: Transfer of trial to the Dublin Circuit Court 312/07; 510/01
Order 63D 312/07; 879/04
Order 63E: [Renumbered as Order 57B] 446/10; 588/07
Order 64: Motions 542/04; 510/01
Order 64A: Funds in court 525/05
Order 64B: Procedure in statutory applications 470/09
Order 64C: Procedure in statutory appeals 291/20; 222/19; 470/09
Order 65: Amendments 64/18; 510/01
Order 66: Costs 11/18; 444/10; 155/10; 486/09; 251/09; 353/08; 510/01
Order 67: General 221/19; 22/19; 251/09; 526/05; 510/01
Order 67A: Recording of proceedings 410/14; 100/13; 354/08
Order 68: Sex Offenders Act, 2001 380/18; 142/15; 132/09; 510/01
Order 68A: Criminal Justice Act, 2006; Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act, 2008 82/10; 169/07
Order 68B: Criminal Law (Insanity) Act, 2006 596/07
Order 69: Section 39 Criminal Justice Act, 1994 312/07; 448/04
Order 70: European Arrest Warrant Act, 2003 57/05
Order 71: Taxi Regulation Act, 2003 350/06
Order 72: Appeals under the Social Welfare Consolidation Act, 2005 10/07
Order 72A: Applications under the Health (Repayment Scheme) Act, 2006 446/07
Order 72B: Consumer Protection Act, 2007 585/08
Order 73: Proceedings Under the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 506/15; 317/13
Circuit Court (Fees) Order, 2014 491/14; 23/14; 240/13; 109/12; 407/11; 201/08; 88/03; 486/01; 252/01
Schedule 491/14; 445/04