Practitioners please note the following notice from Rita Considine, County Registrar for Dublin:
Further to the statement of the President of the Circuit Court and the Notice by the Dublin County Registrar 30 April 2021 and due to the current provisions of the Health Act 1947 (Section 31A -Temporary Restrictions) (Covid-19) Regulations 2020, some Civil Motions which were previously adjourned because of the Covid -19 restrictions will be listed for hearing in staggered lists on 11, 18 and 25 June 2021. The lists have been published in the legal diary, Court 8, Ground Floor, Aras Ui Dhalaigh (capacity 12)
Arrangements are in place to ensure compliance with HSE distancing requirements and your cooperation is appreciated and expected. To comply with social distancing requirements staggered times have been allocated for practitioners to attend Court for the hearing of these motions. You must only attend Court at your scheduled time. The hearing will take place in accordance with public health and the Courts Service guidelines.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING
- Attend in court at the appointed/designated time as there are no waiting facilities.
- There will not be a second call due to the current restrictions.
- The parties must leave court and remove all items at the expiry of the allotted time.
- The minimum number of necessary legal representatives for each party to attend court. The attendee must be able to deal with the matter.
- All affidavits and exhibits musts be filed in the Circuit Court Civil Office NOT LATER THAN 5 WORKING DAYS prior to the hearing. Documents will not be accepted in Court. When filing documents for upcoming court attendance ensure the Court Office is notified of the correct record number, date and time of hearing of the matter.
- In motions to which Order 26 applies, the Affidavit and Certificate required by Rule 2 and the time period specified in Rule 4 apply and must be filed and the provisions of point 5 apply.
- The moving party must lodge in the Circuit Court Office, NOT LATER THAN 5 WORKING DAYS prior to the hearing date, a hard copy, clean, complete, indexed and paginated book of pleadings and proceedings for the hearing of the application.
- Where the Respondent to the Motion is a litigant in person the moving party must inform the litigant in person of the hearing date and time.
As previously advised, the consent mailbox is no longer operational.
County Registrar for Dublin
02 June 2021