S.I. No. 124/1970 - District Court Areas (Variation of Hours) Order, 1970.

S.I. No. 124 of 1970.


I, DESMOND O'MALLEY, Minister for Justice, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 26 (1) (f) of the Courts of Justice Act, 1953 (No. 32 of 1953), and after consultation with the President of the District Court, hereby order as follows:

1. (1) This Order may be cited as the District Court Areas (Variation of Hours) Order, 1970.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on the 1st day of July, 1970.

2. The hours for holding the District Court (for the purposes of the transaction of the business of the District Court exercising its summary jurisdiction) in the district court area of Rathfarnham shall, in lieu of the hours specified in column (4) at reference number 78 in the First Schedule to the District Court (Areas) Order, 1961 ( S.I. No. 5 of 1961 ) (as amended by the District Court Areas (Variation of Days and Hours) Order, 1962 ( S.I. No. 165 of 1962 ) ) be 10.30 a.m., 11.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m.

3. Business transacted in the District Court Area of Rathfarnham which is initiated and is not completed before the commencement of this Order shall be continued and completed as if this Order had been in force at the time at which such business had been initiated.

GIVEN under my Official Seal this 27th day of May, 1970.


Minister for Justice.


This Order alters the existing provisions with regard to the commencement times of sittings of the District Court in Rathfarnham.