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Amendment to: Order 40A
S.I. No. 102 of 2017: District Court (Order 40A) Rules 2017


1. (1) These Rules, which shall come into operation on the 24th day of April 2017, may be cited as the District Court (Order 40A) Rules 2017.

(2) These Rules shall be construed together with the District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997) and all other District Court Rules.

(3) The District Court Rules as amended by these Rules may be cited as the District Court Rules 1997 to 2017.

2. The District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997) are amended by the substitution for sub-rule (2) of rule 5 of Order 40A of the following sub-rule:

      “ (2) In any proceedings the bringing of which requires to be authorised in accordance with sections 14, 17, 32, 36 or 49, or rules under section 46(3) of the 2003 Act, the personal injuries summons must contain a statement:

        (a) confirming whether or not the proceedings have been authorised by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board,

        (b) specifying the section of the 2003 Act or the rule made under section 46(3) of the 2003 Act in accordance with which any such authorisation has been issued, and

        (c) citing the date of issue of the authorisation and any reference or record number relating to any such authorisation.”