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Amendment to: Order 11
S.I. No. 145 of 2019: District Court (Service) (No. 2) Rules 2019


1. (1) These Rules, which shall come into operation on the 15th day of April 2019, may be cited as the District Court (Service) (No 2) Rules 2019.

(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 2019.

2. The District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997) are amended by the substitution in rule 1 of Order 11 for the definitions of “Receiving Agency” and “Transmitting Agency” of the following definitions respectively:

      “ “Receiving Agency”, for the purposes of the Service Regulation, when used in relation to the State means the Combined Court Office situate at Castlebar in the County of Mayo (but if another authority, or public officer or other person is for the time being designated by the State pursuant to Article 2(2) of the Service Regulation, shall be such other authority, or public officer or other person) and, when used in relation to any other State in which the Service Regulation applies, means the authority or authorities so designated by the relevant State under Article 2(2) of the Service Regulation to receive requests for the service of documents;” and

      “ “Transmitting Agency”, when used in relation to the State means Combined Court Office situate at Castlebar in the County of Mayo (but if another authority, or public officer or other person is for the time being designated by the State pursuant to Article 2(1) of the Service Regulation, shall be such other authority, or public officer or other person) and when used in relation to any other State in which the Service Regulation applies, means the public officers, authorities or other persons designated by the relevant State under Article 2(1) of the Service Regulation to transmit requests for the service of documents;”.