S.I. No. 289/1987 - District Court Areas (Alteration of Place) Order, 1987.

S.I. No. 289 of 1987.


I, GERARD COLLINS, Minister for Justice, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 26 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 (Alteration of Place) Order, 1987.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on the 1st day of December, 1987.

2. The District Court (Areas) Order, 1961 ( S.I. No. 5 of 1961 ), is hereby amended by the substitution for "Blarney" of "Whitechurch" in column (4) at reference number 30 in the First Schedule and in column (4) at reference number 25 in the Second Schedule.

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

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 13th day of November, 1987.


Minister for Justice.


The effect of this Order is that sittings of the District Court for the District Court Area of Blarney which were heretofore held in Blarney will in future be held in Whitechurch.