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District Court Rules

Amendment to: Order 18
S.I. No. 105 of 2009: District Court (Criminal Justice Act 2006) Rules 2009


1. These rules may be cited as the District Court (Criminal Justice Act 2006) Rules 2009.

2. These rules shall come into operation on the 24th day of April 2009 and shall be construed together with the District Court Rules 1997 to 2009.

3. The District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997) are amended:

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      (ii) by the substitution for sub-rule (4) of rule 5 of Order 18 of the following:

        “(4) On lodgement of the required sums or security with—
            (a) the clerk of the court area in which the order admitting to bail was made, or

            (b) the Governor or a prison officer designated in accordance with section 22 of the Criminal Procedure Act 1967 of the prison wherein the accused is in custody, payment of which money or security to whom shall be deemed to be a payment into court,

        and on completion of the recognisance in the Form 18.1, 18.2, 18.2A, 18.2B or 18.3 as appropriate, the person shall be released if he or she is in custody for no other cause than the offence in respect of which bail is granted.”
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4. The Forms in Schedule 1 shall be added to the Forms in Schedule B of the District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997).

5. The Form in Schedule 2 shall be substituted for the Form bearing the like number in the Forms in Schedule B of the District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997).

6. The Form 17.3 shall be deleted from Schedule B of the District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997).