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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2016 No. 317

Justice

The Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 (Single Jurisdiction) (Consequential Amendments and Revocations) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Made

31st August 2016

Coming into operation in accordance with Article 1.

The Department of Justice, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 6(2) and (3) of the Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015(1) makes the following Order.

PART 1INTRODUCTORY

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 (Single Jurisdiction) (Consequential Amendments and Revocations) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 and shall come into operation on the same date as section 1 of the Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 comes into operation.

PART 2CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO SUBORDINATE LEGISLATION

Amendment to the Juvenile Courts and Assessors for County Courts Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979

2.—(1) The Juvenile Courts and Assessors for County Courts Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979(2) are amended as follows.

(2) Omit regulation 3.

(3) In regulation 6—

(a)in paragraph (1), omit “for the county court division for which that county court is held”; and

(b)for paragraph (2), substitute —

(2) In this regulation “chief clerk” means an officer of the Department of Justice designated as such by that Department..

Amendment to the Gaming Machine (Forms of Certificates and Permit) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1986

3.—(1) The Gaming Machine (Forms of Certificates and Permit) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1986(3) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2(5), omit from “for the court of” to the end.

(3) In the Schedule—

(a)in Form 1—

(i)in the title, omit “Petty Sessions District of ….” and “County Court Division of ….”;

(ii)in Part 1—

(aa)after “court of summary jurisdiction”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(bb)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of …”; and

(iii)in Part 2—

(aa)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”;

(bb)for “[the clerk of petty sessions renewed]”, substitute “[the clerk of petty sessions at…renewed]”; and

(cc)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of …”;

(b)in Form 2—

(i)in the title, omit “Petty Sessions District of ….” and “County Court Division of ….”;

(ii)after “court of summary jurisdiction”, insert “sitting at…”;

(iii)for “[by the clerk of petty sessions] for the petty sessions district of …”, substitute “[by the clerk of petty sessions at…]”; and

(iv)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of …”; and

(c)in Form 3—

(i)in the title, omit “Petty Sessions District of ….” and “County Court Division of ….”;

(ii)in Part 1—

(aa)after “court of summary jurisdiction”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(bb)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of …”; and

(iii)in Part 2—

(aa)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”;

(bb)for “[the clerk of petty sessions renewed]”, substitute “[the clerk of petty sessions at…renewed]”; and

(cc)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of …”.

Amendment to the Gaming (Form of Bingo Club Licence) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987

4.—(1) The Gaming (Form of Bingo Club Licence) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(4) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2(3), omit from “for the court of” to the end.

(3) In the Schedule—

(a)in the title, omit “Petty Sessions District of ….” and “County Court Division of ….”;

(b)in Part I—

(i)after “court of summary jurisdiction”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(ii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(c)in Part II, after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(d)in Part III—

(i)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(ii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(e)in Part IV—

(i)after “court”, in both places where it occurs, insert “sitting at…”; and

(ii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(f)in Part V—

(i)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”;

(ii)for “[the clerk of petty sessions renewed]”, substitute “[the clerk of petty sessions at …renewed]”; and

(iii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(g)in Parts VI and VII, after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”; and

(h)in Part VIII—

(i)in section M, after “The court”, insert “sitting at…”;

(ii)in section N, after “court” in the second place where it occurs, insert “sitting at…”; and

(iii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”.

Amendment to the Lottery (Form of Certificate) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987

5.—(1) The Lottery (Form of Certificate) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(5) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2(3), omit from “for the court of” to the end.

(3) In the Schedule—

(a)in the title, omit “Petty Sessions District of ….” and “County Court Division of ….”;

(b)in Part I—

(i)after “court of summary jurisdiction”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(ii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(c)in Part II—

(i)after “the court”, insert “sitting at…”;

(ii)for “[the clerk of petty sessions renewed]”, substitute “[the clerk of petty sessions at …renewed]”; and

(iii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”.

Amendment to the Child Support (Collection and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992

6.  In the Child Support (Collection and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992(6), in Schedules 1, 2 and 3, in the title, omit “Petty Sessions District of” and “County Court Division of”.

Amendment to the Juries Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

7.—(1) The Juries Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996(7) are amended as follows.

(2) For regulation 4(2) to (4), substitute—

(2) The Divisional Jurors List for each division shall be divided into parts. Each part shall contain the names of those who reside in the wards specified in the corresponding part of the tables set out in Schedule 1A.

(3) The Divisional Jurors Lists divided into parts under paragraph (2) shall be arranged and numbered so that in each part the names of jurors appear chronologically in the order of the list sent to the Juries Officer in accordance with Article 4(3) of the Order.

(4) The wards referred to in this regulation are those wards constituted by the Local Government (Boundaries) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012(8)..

(3) After Schedule 1, insert Schedule 1A as set out in the Schedule.

Amendment to the Children (Allocation of Proceedings) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

8.—(1) The Children (Allocation of Proceedings) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996(9) is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1(2), omit the definition of “petty sessions districts”.

(3) In Article 2—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “for the petty sessions districts specified in Schedule 1”, substitute “so specified in directions issued by the Lord Chief Justice”; and

(b)in paragraph (b), for “specified in Schedule 2”, substitute “so specified in directions issued by the Lord Chief Justice” .

(4) Omit Article 15.

(5) Omit Schedule 1.

(6) Omit Schedule 2.

Amendment to the Registration of Clubs (Form of Children’s Certificate) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

9.  In the Registration of Clubs (Form of Children’s Certificate) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(10), in the Schedule—

(a)in the title, omit “County Court Division of ….” and “Petty Sessions District of ….”;

(b)in Part I—

(i)for “The above court for the said [District] [Division]”, substitute “The [court of summary jurisdiction][county court] sitting at…”;

(ii)after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”; and

(iii)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”; and

(c)in Part III, after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”.

Amendment to the Licensing (Form of Children’s Certificate) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

10.  In the Licensing (Form of Children’s Certificate) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(11), in the Schedule—

(a)in the title, omit “County Court Division of ….” and “Petty Sessions District of ….”;

(b)in Part I—

(i)for “The above court for the said [District] [Division]”, substitute “The [court of summary jurisdiction][county court] sitting at…”;

(ii)after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”; and

(iii)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”; and

(c)in Part III, after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”.

Amendment to the Licensing (Form of Licence) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

11.—(1) The Schedule to the Licensing (Form of Licence) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(12), is amended as follows.

(2) In Form 1—

(a)in the title, omit “County Court Division of ” and “Petty Sessions District of”;

(b)in Part I, after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”;

(c)in Part II—

(i)in section A—

(aa)for “for the Division of”, substitute “sitting at”;

(bb)for the paragraph beginning “The petty sessions district”, substitute—

Notice of the surrender of that licence was sent to the clerk of petty sessions at …. on the …. day of ….20.. .; and

(cc)after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”;

(ii)in section B—

(aa)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(bb)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”;

(iii)in section C, after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”; and

(iv)in sections D to G—

(aa)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(bb)after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”;

(d)in Part III—

(i)in section A—

(aa)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”;

(bb)after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”; and

(cc)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”;

(ii)in section B—

(aa)after “court”, in the first place where it occurs, insert “sitting at…”;

(bb)after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”; and

(cc)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”; and

(iii)in section C—

(aa)after “The court”, insert “sitting at…”;

(bb)after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”; and

(cc)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”;

(e)in Part IV—

(i)in section A—

(aa)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(bb)after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”; and

(ii)in sections B to F—

(aa)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(bb)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”;

(f)in Part V—

(i)in section A—

(aa)after “court”, in the first place where it occurs, insert “sitting at…”; and

(bb)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”; and

(ii)in sections B and C—

(aa)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(bb)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions” omit “for the said District”;

(g)Part VI—

(i)in section A—

(aa)for “[clerk of petty sessions renewed] [court”, substitute “[clerk of petty sessions at … renewed] [court sitting at…”; and

(bb)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”; and

(ii)in sections B and C—

(aa)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(bb)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”;

(h)in Parts VII and VIII, after “Clerk of Petty Sessions” in each place where it occurs, omit “for the said District”; and

(i)in Part IX—

(i)after “court”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(ii)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”.

(3) In Form 2—

(a)in the title, omit “County Court Division of” and “Petty Sessions District of”; and

(b)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”.

Amendment to the Registration of Deeds Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

12.  In the Registration of Deeds Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(13), in the Schedule—

(a)in Forms 3 and 4, in Note 2, for “division of the County Court”, substitute “the County Court sitting at (venue)”;

(b)in Form 5, in Note 3, for “division of the County Court”, substitute “the County Court sitting at (venue)”; and

(c)in Form 6, for “for the Division of (insert name)”, substitute “sitting at (insert venue)”.

Amendment to the Licensing (Register of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

13.  In the Licensing (Register of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(14), in the Schedule, in the title, omit “Petty Sessions District of” and “County Court Division of”.

Amendment to the Registration of Clubs (Certificate of Registration) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

14.  In the Registration of Clubs (Certificate of Registration) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(15), in the Schedule—

(a)in the title, omit “Petty Sessions District of ….” and “County Court Division of ….”;

(b)in Part I—

(i)after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”; and

(ii)after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”;

(c)in Part II—

(i)omit “for the County Court Division of ….”; and

(ii)after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”;

(d)in Part III, after “Chief Clerk”, omit “for the said Division”; and

(e)in Part IV, after “Clerk of Petty Sessions”, omit “for the said District”.

Amendment to the Road Traffic Fixed Penalties (Enforcement of Fines) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

15.—(1) The Road Traffic Fixed Penalties (Enforcement of Fines) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(16) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2, omit the definitions of “county court division” and “petty sessions district”.

(3) In regulation 3(2)(a), omit “for that petty sessions district”.

(4) In regulation 4, for paragraph (2), substitute—

(2) A magistrates’ court may, upon complaint made by the clerk of petty sessions, at any time after the expiration of 14 days from the due date and before the expiration of 6 months from that date—

(a)issue and cause to be served on the defendant a summons for the appearance of the defendant before a court of summary jurisdiction; or

(b)by warrant cause the defendant to be brought before a court of summary jurisdiction..

(5) In regulation 4A(3), omit “for the petty sessions district in which the sum payable in default is registered”.

(6) In regulation 5(5), for the words from “a court acting” to the end, substitute “a court of summary jurisdiction”.

(7) In regulation 6(2), omit “for the petty sessions district in which the sum payable in default is registered”.

(8) In regulation 9, omit “for the petty sessions district in which a sum payable in default is registered”.

(9) In the Schedule, in paragraph (a), for “the court of summary jurisdiction acting for the petty sessions district of […]”, substitute “a court of summary jurisdiction”.

Amendment to the Family Homes and Domestic Violence (Allocation of Proceedings) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

16.—(1) The Family Homes and Domestic Violence (Allocation of Proceedings) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999(17) is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1, for the definition of “county court”, substitute ““family care centre” means a county court so specified in directions issued by the Lord Chief Justice;”.

(3) Omit Article 2.

(4) In Article 4(3), for “a divorce county court”, substitute “any other county court”.

(5) Omit Article 6.

(6) Omit Article 9.

(7) Omit Article 14.

Amendment to the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000

17.  In the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000(18), in regulation J10, omit from “having jurisdiction” to the end.

Amendment to the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

18.  In the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001(19), omit regulation 14(4).

Amendment to the Declarations of Parentage (Allocation of Proceedings) Order (Northern Ireland) 2002

19.—(1) The Declarations of Parentage (Allocation of Proceedings) Order (Northern Ireland) 2002(20) is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 2, omit the definition of “petty sessions districts”.

(3) In Article 3—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “for the petty sessions districts specified in Schedule 1”, substitute “so specified in directions issued by the Lord Chief Justice”; and

(b)in paragraph (b), for “specified in Schedule 2”, substitute “so specified in directions issued by the Lord Chief Justice”.

(4) Omit Article 5A.

(5) Omit Schedule 1.

(6) Omit Schedule 2.

Amendment to the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

20.  In the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002(21), in regulation 107, omit from “having jurisdiction” to the end.

Amendment to the Sea Fishing (Restriction on Days at Sea) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003

21.  In the Sea Fishing (Restriction on Days at Sea) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003(22), in Article 13(3), for the words from “specifies a petty sessions district” to the end, substitute “specifies that payment of the fine is enforceable in Northern Ireland, paragraphs (1) and (2) shall apply as if the fine were imposed by a court in Northern Ireland.”.

Amendment to the Zoos Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

22.  In the Zoos Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003(23), in regulation 23(1), omit “acting for the petty sessions area in which the zoo is situated”.

Amendment to the Bookmaking (Forms of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004

23.—(1) The Bookmaking (Forms of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004(24) are amended as follows.

(2) For regulation 2(4), substitute—

(4) Every entry on each licence shall be verified, as the case may be, by the signature of the chief clerk or the clerk of petty sessions..

(3) In Form 1 in the Schedule—

(a)in the title, omit “Petty Sessions District of …” and “County Court Division of ….”;

(b)in Part I, after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(c)in Part II—

(i)after “court of summary jurisdiction”, insert “sitting at…”; and

(ii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”; and

(d)in Part III—

(i)after “court of summary jurisdiction”, insert “sitting at…”;

(ii)for “[the clerk of petty sessions renewed]”, substitute “[the clerk of petty sessions at …renewed]”; and

(iii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”.

(4) In Form 2 in the Schedule—

(a)in the title, omit “County Court Division of ….” and “Petty Sessions District of ….”;

(b)in Part I—

(i)after “Chief clerk”, omit “for the county court division of ….”; and

(ii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(c)in Part II—

(i)after “[the court of summary jurisdiction]”, in each place where it occurs, insert “sitting at …”;

(ii)after “Chief clerk”, omit “for the county court division of ….”; and

(iii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(d)in Part III—

(i)in section D—

(aa)after “[the court of summary jurisdiction]”, insert “sitting at …”;

(bb)after “Chief clerk”, omit “for the county court division of ….”; and

(cc)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(ii)in section E—

(aa)before “extended”, insert “sitting at …”; and

(bb)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”; and

(iii)in section F—

(aa)after “[the court of summary jurisdiction]”, insert “sitting at …”;

(bb)after “Chief clerk”, omit “for the county court division of ….”; and

(cc)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”;

(e)in Part IV—

(i)after “court of summary jurisdiction”, insert “sitting at…”;

(ii)for “[the clerk of petty sessions renewed]”, substitute “[the clerk of petty sessions at …renewed]”; and

(iii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”; and

(f)in Parts V and VI

(i)after “court of summary jurisdiction”, in each place where it occurs, insert “sitting at”; and

(ii)after “Clerk of petty sessions”, in each place where it occurs, omit “for the petty sessions district of ….”.

Amendment to the Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Quota and Third Country Fishing Measures) Order (Northern Ireland) 2004

24.  In the Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Quota and Third Country Fishing Measures) Order (Northern Ireland) 2004(25), in Article 6(3), for the words from “in a petty sessions district” to the end, substitute “in Northern Ireland, paragraphs (1) and (2) shall apply as if the fine were imposed by a court in Northern Ireland.”.

Amendment to the Sea Fishing (Restriction on Days at Sea) Order (Northern Ireland) 2005

25.  In the Sea Fishing (Restriction on Days at Sea) Order (Northern Ireland) 2005(26), in Article 24(3), for the words from “in a petty sessions district” to the end, substitute “in Northern Ireland, paragraphs (1) and (2) shall apply as if the fine were imposed by a court in Northern Ireland.”.

Amendment to the Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Satellite Monitoring Measures) (Northern Ireland) Order 2005

26.  In the Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Satellite Monitoring Measures) (Northern Ireland) Order 2005(27), in Article 16(3), for the words from “in a petty sessions district” to the end, substitute “in Northern Ireland, paragraphs (1) and (2) shall apply as if the fine were imposed by a court in Northern Ireland.”.

Amendment to the Sea Fishing (Restriction on Days at Sea) Order (Northern Ireland) 2007

27.  In the Sea Fishing (Restriction on Days at Sea) Order (Northern Ireland) 2007(28), in Article 17(3), for the words from “specifies a petty sessions area” to the end, substitute “specifies that payment of the fine is enforceable in Northern Ireland, this Article shall apply as if the fine were imposed by a court in Northern Ireland.”.

Amendment to the Sea Fishing (Marking and Identification of Passive Fishing Gear and Beam Trawls) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008

28.  In the Sea Fishing (Marking and Identification of Passive Fishing Gear and Beam Trawls) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008(29), in Article 5(4), for the words from “specifies a petty sessions district” to the end, substitute “specifies that payment of the fine is enforceable in Northern Ireland, this Article shall apply as if the fine were imposed by a court in Northern Ireland.”.

Amendment to the Local Government Pension Scheme (Administration) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

29.  In the Local Government Pension Scheme (Administration) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009(30), in regulation 59, omit from “having jurisdiction” to the end.

Amendment to the Tourist Establishments (Notices, Certificates and Forms) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

30.  In the Tourist Establishments (Notices, Certificates and Forms) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011(31), in the Schedule, in the last paragraph of Forms 5, 6(a), 6(b), 6(c), 7 and 9, omit “division in which the establishment is situated”.

Amendment to the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Maintenance) Regulations 2011

31.  In the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Maintenance) Regulations 2011(32), in Schedule 1—

(a)in paragraph 1(3), for the words from “acting for” to the end, substitute “in Northern Ireland.”; and

(b)in paragraph 11(10)—

(i)for head (ea), substitute—

(ea)in sub-paragraph (2), there were omitted the words from “of the family court” to the end;;

(ii)for head (ga), substitute—

(ga)for sub-paragraph (7) there were substituted—

(7) If the clerk of petty sessions is unable to establish where the respondent is residing, the clerk shall return the application to the Department of Justice.;; and

(iii)after head (ga) insert—

(gb)sub-paragraph (8) were omitted; and.

Amendment to the Criminal Aid Certificates Rules (Northern Ireland) 2012

32.  In the Criminal Aid Certificates Rules (Northern Ireland) 2012(33), in the Schedule—

(a)in Forms A, B, C, D, E and H, in the title, omit “Petty Sessions District of ….” and “County Court Division of ….”; and

(b)in Form I, in the title, omit “County Court Division of ….”.

Amendment to the Penalty Notices (Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011) (Enforcement of Fines) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

33.—(1) The Penalty Notices (Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011) (Enforcement of Fines) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012(34) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2, omit the definitions of “county court division” and “petty sessions district”.

(3) Omit regulation 3(2).

(4) For regulation 4(2), substitute—

(2) A magistrates’ court may, upon complaint made by the clerk of petty sessions, at any time after the expiration of 14 days from the due date and before the expiration of 6 months from that date—

(a)issue and cause to be served on the defendant a summons for the appearance of the defendant before a court of summary jurisdiction; or

(b)by warrant cause the defendant to be brought before a court of summary jurisdiction..

(5) In regulation 6(5), for the words from “a court acting” to the end, substitute “a court of summary jurisdiction”.

(6) In Schedule 1, in paragraph (a), for “the court of summary jurisdiction acting for the petty sessions district of ….”, substitute “a court of summary jurisdiction.”.

Amendment to the International Recovery of Maintenance (Hague Convention 2007 etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

34.—(1) The International Recovery of Maintenance (Hague Convention 2007 etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012(35) are amended as follows.

(2) In Schedule 1—

(a)in paragraph 1(3), for “acting for the same petty sessions district as that court”, substitute “in Northern Ireland”; and

(b)in paragraph 7—

(i)in sub-paragraph (1), for “the clerk of a magistrates’ court acting for the petty sessions district in which the respondent is residing”, substitute “the clerk of petty sessions”;

(ii)in sub-paragraph (2), for “the clerk of that court”, substitute “the clerk of petty sessions”;

(iii)for sub-paragraph (6) substitute—

(6) If the clerk of petty sessions is unable to establish where the respondent is residing, the clerk shall return the application to the Department of Justice.; and

(iv)omit sub-paragraph (7).

(3) In paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 2, in the definition of “the creditor”, omit “of a petty sessions district”.

Amendment to the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

35.  In the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014(36), in regulation 89, omit from “having jurisdiction” to the end.

PART 3REVOCATIONS

Revocations

36.  The following Orders are revoked—

(a)the Divorce County Courts Order (Northern Ireland) 1990(37);

(b)the Petty Sessions Districts Order (Northern Ireland) 1994(38);

(c)the Civil Partnership Proceedings County Courts Order (Northern Ireland) 2005(39); and

(d)the County Court Divisions Order (Northern Ireland) 2013(40).

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Justice on 31st August 2016

Legal seal

Claire Sugden

Minister of Justice

Article 7(3)

SCHEDULESchedule to be inserted into the Juries Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 as Schedule 1A to those Regulations

Regulation 4(2)

SCHEDULE 1AARRANGEMENT OF DIVISIONAL JURORS LISTS

Table 1 – North Eastern Division

PartWard
Part 1Aldergrove
Clady
Crumlin
Templepatrick
Antrim Centre
Fountain Hill
Greystone (Antrim and Newtownabbey)
Springfarm
Steeple
Stiles
Cranfield
Parkgate
Randalstown
Shilvodan
Toome
Academy
Ardeevin
Ballykeel
Braidwater
Castle Demesne
Fair Green
Park (Mid and East Antrim)
Ahoghill
Cullybackey
Galgorm
Grange
Maine
Portglenone
Ballee and Harryville
Broughshane
Glenravel
Glenwhirry
Kells
Kirkinriola
Slemish
Cairncastle
Carnlough and Glenarm
Craigyhill
Gardenmore
The Maidens
Ballycarry and Glynn
Curran and Inver
Islandmagee
Kilwaughter
Whitehead South
Ballymoney East
Ballymoney North
Ballymoney South
Clogh Mills
Dunloy
Rasharkin
Route
Aghadowey
Castlerock
Garvagh
Kilrea
Macosquin
Altahullion
Ballykelly
Dungiven
Feeny
Greysteel
Atlantic
Dervock
Dundooan
Giant’s Causeway
Hopefield
Portrush and Dunluce
Portstewart
Churchland
Mountsandel
Quarry
University
Waterside
Windy Hall
Coolessan
Drumsurn
Greystone (Causeway Coast and Glens)
Magilligan
Roeside
Ballycastle
Kinbane
Loughguile and Stranocum
Lurigethan
Torr Head and Rathlin
Part 2Mallusk
Ballyclare East
Ballyclare West
Ballynure
Ballyrobert
Doagh
Ballyhenry
Burnthill
Carnmoney
Collinbridge
Glebe (Antrim and Newtownabbey)
Glengormley
Hightown
Abbey (Antrim and Newtownabbey)
Carnmoney Hill
O’Neill
Rathcoole
Valley (Antrim and Newtownabbey)
Whitehouse
Ballyduff
Fairview
Jordanstown
Monkstown
Mossley
Rostulla
Belvoir
Finaghy
Malone
Musgrave
Upper Malone
Andersonstown
Ballymurphy
Beechmount
Collin Glen
Falls Park
Shaw’s Road
Turf Lodge
Blackstaff
Central
Ormeau
Stranmillis
Windsor
Bellevue
Cavehill
Chichester Park
Duncairn
Fortwilliam
Innisfayle
Dunmurry
Ladybrook
Lagmore
Poleglass
Stewartstown (Belfast)
Twinbrook
Ballygomartin
Clonard
Falls
Forth River
Shankill (Belfast)
Woodvale
Cregagh
Hillfoot
Merok
Orangefield
Ravenhill
Rosetta
Ardoyne
Ballysillan
Cliftonville
Legoniel
New Lodge
Water Works
Belmont
Garnerville
Gilnahirk
Knock
Sandown
Shandon
Stormont
Ballymacarrett
Beersbridge
Bloomfield (Belfast)
Connswater
Sydenham
Woodstock
Ballyhanwood
Carrowreagh
Dundonald
Enler
Graham’s Bridge
Moneyreagh
Beechill
Cairnshill
Carryduff East
Carryduff West
Galwally
Knockbracken
Newtownbreda
Ballymacbrennan
Dromara
Drumbo
Hillhall
Ravernet
Blaris
Hillsborough
Lagan
Maze
Moira
Ballinderry
Glenavy
Maghaberry
Stonyford
White Mountain
Derryaghy
Harmony Hill
Hilden
Lambeg
Magheralave
Wallace Park
Ballymacash
Ballymacoss
Knockmore
Lagan Valley
Lisnagarvey
Old Warren
Boneybefore
Castle (Mid and East Antrim)
Kilroot
Love Lane
Victoria (Mid and East Antrim)
Burleigh Hill
Gortalee
Greenisland
Sunnylands
Woodburn

Table 2 – South Eastern Division

PartWard
Part 1Bleary
Brownlow
Craigavon Centre
Derrytrasna
Kernan
Donaghcloney
Dromore (Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon)
Gransha
Quilly
Waringstown
Aghagallon
Knocknashane
Lough Road
Magheralin
Mourneview
Parklake
Shankill (Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon)
Ballybay
Corcrain
Killycomain
Loughgall
Mahon
The Birches
Part 2Cathedral (Newry, Mourne and Down)
Knocknashinna
Lecale
Quoile
Strangford
Ballynahinch
Crossgar and Killyleagh
Derryboy
Kilmore
Saintfield
Ballydugan
Ballyward
Castlewellan
Drumaness
Dundrum
Donard
Murlough
Tollymore
Ballywalter
Carrowdore
Kircubbin
Loughries
Portaferry
Portavogie
Ballygrainey
Ballyholme
Bloomfield (North Down and Ards)
Broadway
Castle (North Down and Ards)
Harbour
Ballycrochan
Ballymagee
Donaghadee
Groomsport
Silverbirch
Warren
Bryansburn
Kilcooley
Rathgael
Rathmore
Silverstream
Ballygowan
Comber North
Comber South
Comber West
Killinchy
Clandeboye
Cultra
Helen’s Bay
Holywood
Loughview
Conway Square
Cronstown
Glen
Gregstown
Movilla
Scrabo
West Winds
Part 3Blackwatertown
Cathedral (Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon)
Demesne
Keady
Navan
The Mall
Banbridge East
Banbridge North
Banbridge South
Banbridge West
Gilford
Loughbrickland
Rathfriland
Hamiltonsbawn
Markethill
Richhill
Seagahan
Tandragee
Burren
Derryleckagh
Hilltown
Mayobridge
Rostrevor
Warrenpoint
Abbey (Newry, Mourne and Down)
Ballybot
Damolly
Drumalane
Fathom
St. Patrick’s
Bessbrook
Camlough
Crossmaglen
Forkhill
Mullaghbane
Newtownhamilton
Whitecross
Annalong
Binnian
Kilkeel
Lisnacree

Table 3 – Western Division

PartWards
Part 1Lower Glenshane
Maghera
Swatragh
Tamlaght OCrilly
Valley (Mid ulster)
Augher and Clogher
Aughnacloy
Ballygawley
Caledon
Castlecaulfield
Fivemiletown
Coagh
Cookstown East
Cookstown South
Cookstown West
Loughry
Oaklands
Pomeroy
Ballysaggart
Killyman
Killymeal
Moy
Moygashel
Mullaghmore
Coolshinny
Glebe (Mid ulster)
Lissan
The Loup
Town Parks East
Ballymaguigan
Bellaghy
Castledawson
Draperstown
Tobermore
Ardboe
Coalisland North
Coalisland South
Donaghmore
Stewartstown (Mid Ulster)
Washing Bay
Ballinamallard
Belleek and Boa
Ederney and Kesh
Irvinestown
Tempo
Castlecoole
Erne
Lisbellaw
Lisnarrick
Portora
Rossorry
Brookeborough
Donagh
Lisnaskea
Maguiresbridge
Newtownbutler
Rosslea
Belcoo and Garrison
Boho,Cleenish and Letterbreen
Derrygonnelly
Derrylin
Florence Court and Kinawley
Kinawley
Castlederg
Finn
Glenderg
Newtownstewart
Sion Mills
Artigarvan
Ballycolman
Dunnamanagh
Glenelly Valley
Park (Derry and Strabane)
Strabane North
Strabane West
Beragh
Drumnakilly
Gortin
Owenkillew
Sixmilecross
Termon
Camowen
Coolnagard
Dergmoney
Gortrush
Killyclogher
Strule
Dromore (Fermanagh and Omagh)
Drumquin
Fairy Water
Fintona
Newtownsaville
Trillick
Part 2Carn Hill
Culmore
Galliagh
Shantallow
Shantallow East
Skeoge
Claudy
Eglinton
Enagh
New Buildings
Slievekirk
Ballymagroarty
Foyle Springs
Madam’s Bank
Northland
Springtown
Brandywell
City Walls
Creggan
Creggan South
Sheriff’s Mountain
Caw
Clondermot
Drumahoe
Ebrington
Kilfennan
Lisnagelvin
Victoria (Derry and Strabane)

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

Part 2 of the Order makes consequential amendments to the Orders and Regulations listed below to take account of Part 1 of and Schedule 1 to the Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 (“the Act”) which abolished county court divisions and petty sessions districts in Northern Ireland, and created a single territorial jurisdiction for the county courts and magistrates’ courts, supported by an administrative framework:

  • The Juvenile Courts and Assessors for County Courts Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979 (S.R. 1979 No. 104);

  • The Gaming Machine (Forms of Certificates and Permit) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1986 (S.R. 1986 No. 125);

  • The Gaming (Form of Bingo Club Licence) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 (S.R. 1987 No. 7);

  • The Lottery (Form of Certificate) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 (S.R. 1987 No. 194);

  • The Child Support (Collection and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992 (S.R. 1992 No. 390);

  • The Juries Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 (S.R. 1996 No. 269);

  • The Children (Allocation of Proceedings) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 (S.R. 1996 No. 300);

  • The Registration of Clubs (Form of Children’s Certificate) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 (S.R. 1997 No. 18);

  • The Licensing (Form of Children’s Certificate) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 (S.R. 1997 No. 19);

  • The Licensing (Form of Licence) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 (S.R. 1997 No. 20);

  • The Registration of Deeds Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 (S.R. 1997 No. 28);

  • The Licensing (Register of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 (S.R. 1997 No. 75);

  • The Registration of Clubs (Certificate of Registration) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 (S.R. 1997 No. 78);

  • The Road Traffic Fixed Penalties (Enforcement of Fines) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 (S.R. 1997 No. 344);

  • The Family Homes and Domestic Violence (Allocation of Proceedings) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999 (S.R. 1999 No. 61);

  • The Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 (S.R. 2000 No. 177);

  • The Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001 (S.R. 2001 No. 348);

  • The Declarations of Parentage (Allocation of Proceedings) Order (Northern Ireland) 2002 (S.R. 2002 No. 119);

  • The Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002 (S.R. 2002 No. 352);

  • The Sea Fishing (Restriction on Days at Sea) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. 2003 No. 59);

  • The Zoos Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. 2003 No. 115);

  • The Bookmaking (Forms of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 (S.R. 2004 No. 424);

  • The Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Quota and Third Country Fishing Measures) Order (Northern Ireland) 2004 (S.R. 2004 No. 440);

  • The Sea Fishing (Restriction on Days at Sea) Order (Northern Ireland) 2005 (S.R. 2005 No. 350);

  • The Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Satellite Monitoring Measures) (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 (S.R. 2005 No. 452);

  • The Sea Fishing (Restriction on Days at Sea) Order (Northern Ireland) 2007 (S.R. 2007 No. 407);

  • The Sea Fishing (Marking and Identification of Passive Fishing Gear and Beam Trawls) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008 (S.R. 2008 No. 484);

  • The Local Government Pension Scheme (Administration) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.R. 2009 No. 33);

  • The Tourist Establishments (Notices, Certificates and Forms) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 (S.R. 2011 No. 209);

  • The Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Maintenance) Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/1484);

  • The Criminal Aid Certificates Rules (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. 2012 No. 135);

  • The Penalty Notices (Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011) (Enforcement of Fines) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. 2012 No. 188);

  • The International Recovery of Maintenance (Hague Convention 2007 etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. 2012 No. 413); and

  • The Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.R. 2014 No. 188)

Part 3 lists the Orders which are revoked in consequence of Part 1 of the Act. In addition to the abolition of petty sessions districts and county court divisions by section 1 of the Act, divorce county courts and civil partnership proceedings county courts as distinct designations of county courts were also abolished by virtue of paragraphs 76 and 124 of Schedule 1 to the Act. Accordingly, the following Orders are revoked:

  • The Divorce County Courts Order (Northern Ireland) 1990 (S.R. 1990 No.198);

  • The Petty Sessions Districts Order (Northern Ireland) 1994 (S.R. 1994 No. 470);

  • The Civil Partnership Proceedings County Courts Order (Northern Ireland) 2005 (S.R. 2005 No. 499); and

  • The County Court Divisions Order (Northern Ireland) 2013 (S.R. 2013 No. 132).

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