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Circuit Court Rules

Schedule: B - Forms

Form: 5A Appearance contesting jurisdiction
S.I. No. 378 of 2018

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FORM 5A

AN CHÚIRT *TEAGHLAIGH CHUARDA

THE CIRCUIT *FAMILY COURT


CIRCUIT

COUNTY OF

IN THE MATTER OF

*the Convention on jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters signed at Brussels on 27 September 1968

*Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 *the Convention on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters signed at Lugano on 30 October 2007

*Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003

*Council Regulation (EC) No 4/2009

AND IN THE MATTER OF [insert any other applicable legislation]

BETWEEN

........... *Plaintiff/*Applicant AND

........... *Defendant/*Respondent


APPEARANCE CONTESTING JURISDICTION

1. To the County Registrar at

I request you will enter an Appearance herein on behalf of the *Defendant/ * Respondent to the proceedings served upon him on ..... 20.... for the purpose of contesting the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court to hear and determine the within proceedings.

Dated this .... day of. 20....

Signed: ...............

*Defendant/*Respondent/Solicitors for the *Defendant/ *Respondent

2. To the *Plaintiff/*Applicant /Solicitors for the *Plaintiff/*Applicant

The Appearance mentioned above was this day lodged by hand / sent by post and the said *Defendant/*Respondent intends to contest the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court to hear and determine the within proceedings.

This Appearance is entered by ........, solicitors, whose registered place of business is at ......, solicitors for the defendant *[who consent to the service of documents in the proceedings by electronic mail to ........]

[or]

This Appearance is entered by .........., the defendant in person who * [resides/has his/her place of business] at ...... *[and who consents to the service of documents in the proceedings by electronic mail to ..........].

Dated this .... day of ...... 20....

Signed: ..............

*Defendant/*Respondent/Solicitors for the *Defendant/* Respondent


*delete where inapplicable