S.I. No. 270/1948 - District Court Rules (No. 2), 1948.

S.I. No. 270 of 1948.


The District Court Rules Committee with the concurrence of the Minister for Justice and in exercise of the powers conferred on them by the Courts of Justice Acts, 1924 to 1946, and of every and any other power them in this behalf enabling make the following Rules :—

1. Where a summons has been issued in accordance with the provisions of Rule 53 or Rule 110 or Rule 148 of the District Court Rules, 1948, directing the appearance of a witness before a Justice having jurisdiction in the matter of the complaint or of the application or in civil proceedings, as the case may be, the summons may be served in any part of the State, and upon service being effected in the manner prescribed by the District Court Rules, 1948, the witness shall be as effectively bound by the proceedings as if he resided within the District of the Justice issuing the summons or within the area of jurisdiction of the Peace Commissioner issuing it or within the limits of the Court Area or Areas for which the Clerk issuing it acts.

2. These Rules shall come into operation on the 4th day of August, 1948, and shall be read together with the District Court Rules, 1948.

3. These Rules may be cited as the District Court Rules (No. 2), 1948.

GIVEN this 4th day of August, 1948.

(Signed), FREDERICK J. MANGAN, Chairman.




I concur in the making of the foregoing Rules.

(Signed), SEÁN MAC EOIN,

Minister for Justice.