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Rules of the Superior Courts

Amendment to: Order 11D
S.I. No. 470 of 2018: Rules of the Superior Courts (Service in other EU Member States) 2018


1. (1) These Rules, which may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts (Service in other EU Member States) 2018, shall come into operation on the 10th day of December 2018.

(2) These Rules shall be construed together with the Rules of the Superior Courts.

(3) The Rules of the Superior Courts as amended by these Rules may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts 1986 to 2018.

2. The Rules of the Superior Courts are amended by the substitution for sub-rule (1) of rule 4 of Order 11D of the following sub-rule:

      “4. (1) In addition to the method of service described at rule 3, a party to proceedings may choose to request diplomatic or consular agents to effect service in another Member State in accordance with Article 13 of Regulation No. 1393/2007 (save where that Member State has indicated opposition to such method of service, in accordance with Regulation No. 1393/2007) or to effect direct service in accordance with Article 15 of Regulation No. 1393/2007.”