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Circuit Court Rules

Amendment to: Order 4
S.I. No. 409 of 2006: Circuit Court Rules (Court Seal) 2006


1. These Rules, which may be cited as the Circuit Court Rules (Court Seal) 2006, shall come into operation on the 28th day of August 2006.

2. These Rules shall be construed together with the Circuit Court Rules 2001.

3. Order 4 of the Circuit Court Rules is amended by the substitution for Rule 1 of the following:

      “1(1). The Court shall have for use in each County an embossing Seal or, in circumstances in which the Office has multiple locations, embossing Seals with an appropriate inscription, as directed by the Minister, specifying the name of the Circuit in connection with which it is to be used. Such Seal shall be placed and retained in the custody of the County Registrar. It shall not be necessary that any Decree, Order, Warrant or other document shall be signed by the Judge.

      (2) Every document requiring under any provision of statute or statutory instrument, rule of law or any other Order of these Rules to be issued under Seal of the Court shall be authenticated by the Seal of the Court impressed thereon and the signature of:

          (a) the County Registrar, or

          (b) such person, or one of such persons, as may, for such period as may be specified, be nominated for that purpose by the County Registrar.

      (3) Every document requiring authentication other than one referred to in sub-rule (2), and every Decree, Order and Warrant, shall be authenticated by the signature of:
          (a) the County Registrar, or

          (b) such person, or one of such persons, as may, for such period as may be specified, be nominated for that purpose by the County Registrar.”