Administrative & Support Offices
Reform and Development Directorate
Head of Directorate: Noel Rubotham
This Directorate has responsibility for the following offices;
Reform and Development Office:
The Courts Service, Green Street Courthouse, Halston Street, Dublin 7.
+353 1 888 6763
This office has responsibility for the following;
preparation of proposals for modernising legislation on court administration
preparation of proposals on modernisation and simplification of court rules and terminology
Rules Committee Support Unit: Provide secretarial, clerical and administrative support to the Superior Court Rules Committee, Circuit Court Rules Committee and District Court Rules Committee in accordance with the provisions of section 6(2) of the Courts Service Act, 1998 as amended by section 18 of the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008. Provides representation of C.E.O. on those committees pursuant to section 30(2) of the Courts Service Act, 1998.
identifying of opportunities for improvement of procedures and practice of court office
assessment of implications of information technology and egovernment
initiatives for court rules and practices
examination, in consultation with other directors of the Courts Service, of proposals for new legislation affecting courts administration
The office also provided administrative support to the Working Group on the Jurisdiction of the Courts.
Report of the Working Group on Jurisdiction of the Courts