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Circuit Court Rules

Amendment to: Order 5
S.I. No. 201 of 2017: Circuit Court Rules (Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003) 2017


1. (1) These Rules, which may be cited as the Circuit Court Rules (Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003) 2017, shall come into operation on the 31st day of May 2017.

(2) These Rules shall be construed together with the Circuit Court Rules 2001 to 2017.

(3) The Circuit Court Rules 2001 to 2017 as amended by these Rules may be cited as the Circuit Court Rules 2001 to 2017.

2. The Circuit Court Rules are amended by the substitution therein for rule 5A of Order 5 of the following rule:

      “5A. In the case of proceedings the bringing of which requires to be authorised in accordance with sections 14, 17, 32, 36 or 49, or rules under section 46(3) of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act, 2003, the indorsement of claim shall contain a statement

        (a) confirming whether or not the proceedings have been authorised by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board,

        (b) specifying the section of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act, 2003 or the rule made under section 46(3) of that Act in accordance with which any such authorisation has been issued, and

        (c) citing the date of issue of the authorisation and any reference or record number relating to any such authorisation.”