1. (1) Save as otherwise provided by Statute or these Rules, the official attire to be worn by the Judges during the sittings of the Court shall be as follows:
(a) a black coat and gown of uniform nature and material and white bands or
(b) a black gown of uniform nature and material with sleeves bearing blue double ribbon banding and a single white neck tab or white bands.
(2) A Judge appointed to the Court after the coming into operation of sub-rule (1) and this sub-rule shall wear the official attire specified in paragraph (b) of sub-rule (1).
2. A Judge, when hearing and determining such proceedings as are referred to in section 45(1) of the Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act, 1989 (No 6 of 1989) or proceedings involving a child shall not be required to wear either such gown but shall during the sittings of the Court wear white bands or a single white neck tab and dark attire.