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Rules of the Superior Courts

Amendment to: General
S.I. No. 585 of 2001: Rules of the Superior Courts (No. 4) (Euro Changeover), 2001


1. Any reference in the Rules of the Superior Courts or in any of the Appendices and Forms contained therein to “money” or “monies” shall, in the period up to and including the 31st. December, 2001 be taken as a reference, inter alia,to Irish Pounds or the Euro equivalent thereof.

2. Any reference in the Rules of the Superior Courts or in any of the Appendices and Forms contained therein to “money” or “monies” shall, with effect from 1st January, 2002 be taken to refer, inter alia,to the Euro .

3. In any place in the Rules of the Superior Courts or in any of the Appendices and Forms contained therein where a pound sign (£) occurs without any amount being specified therewith, the Euro shall be inserted in its place with effect from the 1st January, 2002.

Conversion of Statutory Amounts

4. In any place in the Rules of the Superior Courts or in any of the Appendices and Forms attached thereto, where an amount stands specified therein in pounds and the amount represents an amount fixed by or contained in legislation, such amount shall be converted to the equivalent Euro rate, i.e.at the rate of 1 euro equals 0.787564 pounds. Any reference to any statutory sum or statutory limit hereafter shall be taken to refer to the equivalent Euro amount or such Euro amount as shall, for the time being, stand specified by law.

Convenient Euro Amounts

5. The amounts standing specified in the Rules of the Superior Courts as set out in column 4 of the Tables hereto shall stand replaced by the convenient Euro equivalent specified in column 5 of the Tables as set out below.

1
2
3
4
5
Order No.
Rule No.
Page Ref.
Amount in IR£
Convenient Euro Equivalent
4
5(2)
8
55
5
70
7
27
9(3)
83
100
130
67
92
248
5,000
6,500
67
99(1)
249
1,000
1,300
76
29(1)
(inserted in 1989)
500
650
76
90(3)
(inserted in 1989)
500
100
650
130
76
127(3)
(inserted in 1989)
500
650
76
153
(inserted in 1989)
5,000
6,500
77
48
379
5,000
6,500
77
50
379
5,000
6,500
77
54
380
100
130
77
55
380
500
650
77
56
381
200
100
260
130
77
57
381
200
100
260
130
77
87(1)3
388
500
650
77
88
389
50
65
81
11
433
50p
50p
0.60
0.60
99
53(1)
517
1,000
1,300
99
53(2)
517
1,000
1,300
99
54
517
500
650


Appendices to the Rules of the Superior Courts, 1986

Appendix
Page Ref.
Form No.
Amount in IR£
Convenient Euro Equivalent
D
28
4
100
130
G
57
17
500
650
40,000
50,800
5,000
6,500
400
510
700
890
5,000
6,500
K
100
18
5,000
6,500
N
155
5
25p
0.30
P
208
13
5,000
6,500
O
(inserted in 1989)
53
5,000
6,500

6. In relation to the fees payable to Commissioners for Oaths (or other persons duly authorised to take affidavits) provided in Part VI of Appendix W of the Rules of the Superior Courts (as inserted by the Rules of the Superior Courts (No. 4) of 1990) the fee payable on the taking of an affidavit, affirmation or declaration or on attesting the execution of a bond shall be Eur4 and the fee on marking exhibits shall be Eur1.30.

7. In relation to any other figure or amount not provided for by rules 4, 5 and 6 above, the same shall be converted to Euro by reference to the fixed conversion rate and the second decimal of the resultant amount shall be rounded down where the digit in the third decimal place is .4 or below and shall be rounded up where it is .5 or above.

8. This rule shall come into operation on the 1st day of January, 2002.

9. This rule shall be construed together with the Rules of the Superior Courts, 1986 to 2001 and may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts (No. 4) (Euro Changeover), 2001.