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The Rules of the Supreme Court (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) 1999

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Rule 3(2)

Schedule 1Form to be Inserted in Appendix A after Form 35

No. 35ANotice of Action


Take notice that:

(1) An action has been commenced in this court in accordance with the [writ of summons] [originating summons] attached hereto.

(2) You are or may be one of the persons interested in the [estate] [trust property] to which the action relates.

(3) You may within 14 days after service of this notice enter an appearance to the [writ] [originating summons] by entering an appearance at the Chancery Office, Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street, Belfast in accordance with the directions for entering an appearance on the attached [writ] [originating summons].

(4) If you do not enter an appearance to be [writ] [originating summons] you will be bound by any judgment given in the action as if you were a party to it.



Rule 9(2).

Schedule 2

Order 119The Protection from Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


1.  In this Order “the Order” means the Protection from Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997(1).

Assignment of Proceedings

2.  Proceedings under Article 5 of the Order shall be assigned to the Queen’s Bench Division.

Warrants of arrest

3.  An application for the issue of a warrant for the arrest of the defendant under Article 5(3) of the Order shall—

(a)state that it is an application for the issue of a warrant for the arrest of the defendant;

(b)set out the grounds for making the application and be supported by affidavit or evidence on oath;

(c)state whether the plaintiff has informed the police of the defendant’s conduct on which the application is grounded; and

(d)state whether, to the plaintiff’s knowledge, criminal proceedings are being pursued.

Form of Warrant

4.  A Warrant of Arrest issued in accordance with Article 5(3) shall be in Form 66 in Appendix A.


5.  The court before whom a person is brought following his arrest may:

(a)determine whether the facts and the circumstances which led to the arrest amounted to disobedience of the injunction, or

(b)adjourn the proceedings and where such an order is made, the arrested person shall be released and—

(i)may be dealt with within 14 days of the day on which he was arrested; and

(ii)be given not less than 2 days notice of the adjourned hearing.


6.  This Order shall apply to injunctions granted on or after the date of the commencement of this Order and injunctions granted before that date shall be treated as if this Order had not come into operation.

Rule 9(3)

Schedule 3Form to be Inserted in Appendix A after Form 65

No. 66Warrant of arrest

WHEREAS it is alleged that of has disobeyed an order made by the aforesaid court on the day of 19.

THIS IS TO COMMAND YOU to whom this warrant is addressed to arrest the said of and bring him forthwith before the aforesaid Court that he may be further dealt with according to law and for your so doing this shall be your sufficient Warrant.

Dated this day of 19.


By the Court:

To: The Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, Belfast and to all other members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary to whom this Warrant may be delivered for execution.

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