Courts (Establishment and Constitution) Act, 1961

Establishment and constitution of the Circuit Court.

4.—(1) On the commencement of this Act, a Court of First Instance, which shall be called An Chúirt Chuarda (The Circuit Court) shall stand established.

(2) The Circuit Court shall be constituted of the following judges—

(a) a judge, who shall be styled “Uachtarán na Cúirte Cuarda” (“The President of the Circuit Court”), and

(b) such number of ordinary judges (each of whom shall be styled “Breitheamh den Chúirt Chuarda” (“Judge of the Circuit Court”)) as may from time to time be fixed by Act of the Oireachtas.