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Rules of the Superior Courts

Amendment to: Order 15
S.I. No. 83 of 2016: Rules of the Superior Courts (Order 15) 2016


1. (1) These Rules, which may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts (Order 15) 2016, shall come into operation on the 25th day of February, 2016.

(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 2016.

2. The Rules of the Superior Courts are amended by the substitution for rule 16 of Order 15 of the following rule:

      “16. An infant may sue as plaintiff by his next friend in the manner here- tofore in use, and may, in like manner, defend by his guardian appointed for that purpose. On the infant's attaining full age, the next friend or guard- ian may apply to the proper officer in the Central Office, by production of the infant’s birth certificate or such other evidence as the proper officer may require, for an amendment of the title to the proceedings to describe the party lately an infant as proceeding or defending in his own name. The said officer shall on such application cause the title to the proceedings in the cause book to be amended accordingly.”