Courts (Establishment and Constitution) Act, 1961

Establishment and constitution of the District Court.

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

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

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

(b) such number of other judges (each of whom shall be styled “Breitheamh den Chúirt Dúiche” (“Justice of the District Court”)) as may from time to time be fixed by Act of the Oireachtas.