Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
14th May 2013
Coming into operation
10th June 2013
The Department of Justice makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 3(1) of the County Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1980(1) after consultation with the Lord Chief Justice.
1. This Order may be cited as the County Court Divisions (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2013 and shall come into operation on 10th June 2013.
2. The County Court Divisions Order (Northern Ireland) 1994(2) is amended as follows-
(a)in Article 2, for "seven", substitute "three";
(b)for the Schedule, substitute the Schedule set out in the Schedule to this Order.
Sealed with the official seal of the Department of Justice on 14 May 2013
Minister of Justice
Articles 2 and 3
Name of division
Petty sessions districts comprised in division
|Armagh and South Down|
Newry and Mourne
Belfast and Newtownabbey
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the County Court Divisions Order (Northern Ireland) 1994 to reduce the number of county court divisions into which Northern Ireland is divided from seven to three.