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Amendment to: Order 3
S.I. No. 274 of 2006: Circuit Court Rules (Mode of Address of Judges) 2006


1. The Circuit Court Rules are hereby amended by the substitution for rule 2 of Order 3 of the following:
      “2. (1) The President of the Circuit Court shall be addressed, in Court, by his title in Irish or English and other Judges of the Court shall be addressed, in Court, individually, in Irish, as “A Bhreithimh” or, in English, as “Judge”. Judges of the Court may be referred to, in Irish, as "An Chúirt" or, in English, as "The Court".

      (2) This Rule does not affect the existing practice by which Judges of the Court shall be addressed or referred to, other than in Court, by their respective titles and names, in Irish or in English.”

2. These Rules shall come into operation on the 5th day of June 2006.

3. These Rules shall be construed together with the Circuit Court Rules 2001 to 2006 and may be cited as the Circuit Court Rules (Mode of Address of Judges) 2006.