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District Court Rules

Amendment to: Order 15
S.I. No. 557 of 2010: District Court (Summonses) Rules 2010


1. (1) These Rules, which may be cited as the District Court (Summonses) Rules 2010, shall come into operation on the 23rd day of December 2010.

(2) These Rules shall be construed together with the District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997) and all other District Court Rules.

(3) The District Court Rules as amended by these Rules may be cited as the District Court Rules 1997 to 2010.

2. The District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997) are amended by the substitution for rule 6 of Order 15 of the following rule:

      “6. (1) In the case of every summons issued otherwise than by transmitting it by electronic means to the person who applied for it or a person acting on his or her behalf, there shall be issued with such summons one copy thereof for service upon each person to whom the summons is directed.

      (2) Where a summons is issued by transmitting it by electronic means to the person who applied for it or a person acting on his or her behalf, a true copy of such summons shall be served upon each person to whom the summons is directed.”