Courts Act, 1981

Registration of District Court decrees as judgment mortgages.

24.—Every decree of the District Court (whether obtained before or after the commencement of this section) shall be deemed to be a judgment entered up in a superior court at Dublin within the meaning and for the purposes of section 6 of the Judgment-Mortgage (Ireland) Act, 1850, and that Act shall apply and have effect in relation to every decree of the District Court accordingly, but with the modification that any such affidavit as is mentioned in the said section 6 made in relation to any such decree shall be filed in the district court office in which such decree is entered in lieu of the superior or other court mentioned in the said section; and any costs entitled to be stated in the said affidavit of filing and registering the said affidavit pursuant to the said section 6 shall not exceed in amount the amount of the decree.