2. The Rules of the Superior Courts are amended:
(b) In the case of any proceedings referred to in section 1 subsections (1) and (2) of the Courts Act 1988—
(ii) the trial of the proceedings concerned shall, save where a direction has been given under paragraph (c) or (d), take place in the city or town concerned.
(d) A party to any proceedings referred to in paragraph (b) may apply for a direction that such proceedings be tried at a city or town other than that for which the proceedings may be, or (where notice of trial has already been served) have been, set down for trial under that paragraph—
by letter sent after the close of the pleadings to the officer for the time being managing the Central Office, marked “for the attention of the Principal Registrar”, enclosing a letter of such consent,
(ii) where the venue sought for the trial is Dublin, or where the other party does not consent—
on application made promptly after the close of the pleadings and in any event not later than three months prior to the date fixed for trial to a Judge designated by the President of the High Court for that purpose, on notice to the other party or parties to such proceedings.
(ii) notice shall be in writing but shall not require to be given by service of a notice of motion.
(ii) by the substitution for rule 15 of Order 36 of the following rule:
(iii) by the substitution for Forms 18 and 19 in Appendix C of the Forms set out in the Schedule.