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Amendment to: Order 12
S.I. No. 307 of 2013: Rules of the Superior Courts (Lugano Convention, Maintenance and Service) 2013


1. (1) These Rules, which may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts (Lugano Convention, Maintenance and Service) 2013, shall come into operation on the 26th day of August 2013.

(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 2013.

2. The Rules of the Superior Courts are amended:

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      (iv) by the substitution for sub-rule (4) of rule 2 of Order 12 of the following sub-rule:

        “(4) For the purposes of this rule:

        “domicile” is to be determined, as the case may be, in accordance with the provisions of:

        Article 2 of Regulation 2201/2003,

        Articles 59 and 60 of Regulation No. 44/2001,

        Articles 59 and 60 of the Lugano Convention, or

        section 15 and the Ninth Schedule of the 1998 Act”;


      (v) in Order 12, rule 7, by the substitution therein for the words “an address for service within the jurisdiction” of the words “an address for service”;
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