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Circuit Court Rules (updated to SI 207/17)

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Introduction
Order 1: Sittings, language and office hours
Order 2: Venue
Order 2A: Jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil or commercial matters
Order 3: Judges’ robes and mode of address to the judges
Order 4: Court seal
Order 5: Commencement of proceedings
Order 5A: Procedure by personal injuries summons
Order 5B: Procedure in certain actions for possession of land and actions for well-charging relief
Order 5C: Defamation Act, 2009
Order 6: Parties
Order 7: Third party procedure
Order 8: Actions by and against firms and persons carrying on business in names other than their own
Order 9: Joinder of claims
Order 10: Indorsement of claim
Order 11: Issue of civil bills, service of documents
Order 12: Renewal of civil bill
Order 13: Service out of the jurisdiction
Order 14: Service out of the jurisdiction under the 1998 Act, Council Regulation (Ec) No 44/2001 or the Lugano Convention
Order 14A: Service out of the Jurisdiction Under: Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 (Matrimonial Matters and Matters of Parental Responsibility) Council Regulation (EC) No 4/2009 (Maintenance Obligations)
Order 14B: Service in EU member states (including the state) of judicial and extra-judicial documents
Order 15: Appearance, defence, lodgment, offer of payment in lieu of lodgment and counterclaim
Order 16: Security for costs
Order 17: Particulars and further particulars in claim or defence
Order 18: County registrar
Order 19: Side-bar applications
Order 19A: Case progression (general)
Order 20: Sittings in chambers and interlocutory applications
Order 21: Discontinuance
Order 22: Change of parties
Order 23: Evidence
Order 23A: Taking of evidence for EU courts
Order 24: Attendance of witnesses
Order 25: Affidavits
Order 26: Judgment by default in cases of liquidated demands and claims for delivery of goods and chattels
Order 27: Judgment by default in cases not coming within the preceding order
Order 28: Summary judgment
Order 29: Judgment by consent in the office
Order 30: Review of judgments
Order 31: Admissions
Order 32: Discovery and inspection of documents and interrogatories
Order 33: Trial
Order 34: As to trial of separate issues
Order 35: Transfer of actions
Order 35A: European enforcement orders
Order 35B: European Account Preservation Order
Order 36: Execution
Order 37: Attachment and committal
Order 38: Attachment of debts by garnishee
Order 39: Receiver by way of equitable execution
Order 40: Interpleader
Order 41: Appeals from the District Court
Order 42 [Deleted by SI 489/12]
Order 43: Sales
Order 44: Security
Order 45: Administrators pendente lite and receivers
Order 46: Proceedings by Equity Civil Bill
Order 46A: Land and Conveyance Law Reform Act, 2009
Order 46B: Multi-Unit Developments Act, 2011
Order 47: Persons of unsound mind
Order 47A: Mental Health Act, 2001 (No 25 of 2001)
Order 48: Accounts
Order 49: Intoxicating liquor licences
Order 50: Probate actions
Order 51: Landlord and tenant
Order 51A: Residential Tenancies Act, 2004 (No 27 of 2004)
Order 52: Malicious injuries
Order 53: Restoration of Companies to the Register Pursuant to Chapter 2 of Part 12 of the Companies Act 2014
Order 53A: Examinership
Order 53B: Investigation of Company’s Affairs Under Part 13 of the Companies Act 2014
Order 54: Housing Act, 1966
Order 55: Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979 (No 27 of 1979)
Order 56: Planning
Order 57: Employment
Order 57A: Equal Status Acts, 2000 to 2004
Order 57B: Pensions Ombudsman
Order 58: Local Elections (Petitions and Disqualifications) Act, 1974 (No 8 of 1974)
Order 59: Family law
Order 59A: Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act, 2010
Order 60: Data protection
Order 61: Provision of documentation pursuant to section 14 of the Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments (European Communities) Act, 1998
Order 61A: Jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments and decisions of the Circuit Court in civil or commercial matters
Order 62: Cases stated
Order 63: Transfer of trial to the Dublin Circuit Court
Order 63D: [Deleted by SI 312/07]
Order 63E: [Renumbered as Order 57B]
Order 64: Motions
Order 64A: Funds in court
Order 64B: Procedure in statutory applications
Order 64C: Procedure in statutory appeals
Order 65: Amendments
Order 66: Costs
Order 67: General
Order 67A: Recording of proceedings
Order 68: Sex Offenders Act, 2001
Order 68A: Criminal Justice Act, 2006; Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act, 2008
Order 68B: Criminal Law (Insanity) Act, 2006
Order 69: Section 39 Criminal Justice Act, 1994
Order 70: European Arrest Warrant Act, 2003
Order 71: Taxi Regulation Act, 2003
Order 72: Appeals under the Social Welfare Consolidation Act, 2005
Order 72A: Applications under the Health (Repayment Scheme) Act, 2006
Order 72B: Consumer Protection Act, 2007
Order 73: Proceedings Under the Personal Insolvency Act 2012
Circuit Court (Fees) Order, 2014
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