Superior Court Rules

Blackhall's Court Rules and Forms of Ireland are now updated to 15 April 2022



1. Every application under the Housing Act, 1966, section 78(2) shall be brought by special summons.

2. The summons shall be entitled in the matter of the Housing Act, 1966, and of the compulsory purchase order in question and on the application of the person bringing the application. It shall state the particular grounds of the application and the relief claimed.

3. The summons shall be served, within 10 days after the issue thereof, upon the local authority which made the compulsory purchase order in question and, within 28 days after the issue thereof, on the Minister for the Environment.

4. The evidence on the hearing shall be by affidavit except in so far as the court may direct oral evidence to be given.

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