1 1986

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Number 1 of 1986


COURTS ACT, 1986


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Amendment of Courts of Justice Act, 1936.

2.

Short title and collective citation.


Acts Referred to

Courts of Justice Act, 1936

1936, No. 48

Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Acts, 1961 to 1985

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Number 1 of 1986


COURTS ACT, 1986


AN ACT TO AMEND THE COURTS OF JUSTICE ACT, 1936 . [27th February, 1986]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Amendment of Courts of Justice Act, 1936.

1. —(1) The Courts of Justice Act, 1936 , is hereby amended by—

(a) the insertion in the Second Schedule of

Galway

Galway County Borough

after

Galway

Galway county

and

(b) the insertion in section 33, with effect as on and from the 1st day of January, 1986, of the following paragraph after paragraph (a) of subsection (2):

“(aa) alter the composition of a High Court Circuit by adding to or removing from the Circuit a county or counties, a county borough or county boroughs or a county or counties and a county borough or county boroughs, or”.

(2) (a) Galway is hereby deemed to be the appeal town, within the meaning of Part IV of the Courts of Justice Act, 1936 , for the purposes of appeals from judgments or orders of the Circuit Court given or made in actions or matters heard and determined before the passing of this Act in the County Borough of Galway or before the 1st day of January, 1986, in the area that, upon that date, constituted the said County Borough.

(b) A notice of appeal served before such passing in respect of a judgment or order referred to in paragraph (a) of this subsection shall not be invalid by reason only of the fact that an appeal town, within the meaning aforesaid, for the County Borough of Galway did not stand specified, or that paragraph (a) of this subsection was not in force, at the time of such service.

Short title and collective citation.

2. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Courts Act, 1986.

(2) The Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Acts, 1961 to 1985, and this Act may be cited together as the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Acts, 1961 to 1986.