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Magistrates' Courts (Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1996

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4.—(1) An application by way of complaint to a justice of the peace or clerk of petty sessions for an order under the Order shall be made in writing in Form C1 together with such of Forms C6 to C17 as is appropriate.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3) any summons issued in consequence of such an application shall be prepared by the applicant in Form C1A and shall be served on each respondent to the application along with a copy of the written application the minimum number of days prior to the date fixed for hearing as is specified in relation to that application in column (iii) of Schedule 2 to these rules.

(3) Where an applicant is also making an application for an order under the Domestic Proceedings (Northern Ireland) Order 1980(1) then any summons issued shall be in the appropriate form in the Magistrates' Courts (Domestic Proceedings) Rules 1996(2) and shall be prepared and served in accordance with those rules together with a copy of the written application referred to in paragraph (1).

(4) At the same time as complying with paragraph (2) or (3) notice of the proceedings in Form C2A shall also be given by the applicant to those persons set out in relation to the relevant class of proceedings in column (iv) of Schedule 2 to these rules.


S.R. 1996 No. Back [2]

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