S.I. No. 149/2006 - District Court (Order 24) Rules 2006

SI No.149 of 2006

District Court (Order 24) Rules 2006

The District Court Rules Committee, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 91 of the Courts of Justice Act 1924 , section 72 of the Courts of Justice Act 1936 , section 34 of the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961 and section 24 of the Interpretation Act 2005 , do hereby, with the concurrence of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, make the following rules of court:-

1          These rules may be cited as the District Court (Order 24) Rules 2006.

2          These rules shall come into operation on the 1st day of May 2006 and shall be read together with all other District Court rules for the time being in force.

3          Order 24 of the District Court Rules, 1997 ( S.I. No. 93 of 1997 ) is hereby amended by the substitution of the words “fourteen days” for the words “ten days” where they appear in rule 11 thereof.

Given this 20th day of February 2006

Uinsin Mac Gruairc


John P Brophy


Mary C Devins


Thomas E O'Donnell


Fiona Twomey


Noel A Doherty


Elizabeth Hughes


I concur in the making of the foregoing rules

Dated this 3rd day of April 2006

Michael Mc Dowell

Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform


(This does not form part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)

These Rules amend Order 24 rule 11 to provide fourteen days for the transmission of documents to the County Registrar when an accused has been sent forward for trial.