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Rules of the Superior Courts

Amendment to: Order 4
S.I. No. 475 of 2017: Rules of the Superior Courts (Service) 2017


1. (1) These Rules, which may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts (Service) 2017, shall come into operation on 27 November 2017.

(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 2017.

2. The Rules of the Superior Courts are amended:

      (i) by the substitution for rules 14 and 15 of Order 4 of the following rules:

        “14. The solicitor of a plaintiff shall indorse upon the summons and notice in lieu of service of a summons, the address and occupation or description of the plaintiff and also his own name or that of his firm and:
            (i) the registered place of business where documents may be left for him, and

            (ii) where the plaintiff’s solicitor consents to the receipt of such documents by electronic mail, his or her electronic mail address (in lieu of his or her registered place of business) to which documents in the proceedings may be sent in electronic form.

        15. A plaintiff suing in person shall indorse upon the summons and notice in lieu of service of a summons his occupation or description and:
            (i) an address for service, where documents may be left for him, and

            (ii) where the plaintiff consents to the receipt of documents in the proceedings by electronic mail, his or her electronic mail address (in lieu of an address for service) to which documents may be sent in electronic form.”

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