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Rules of the Superior Courts

Amendment to: Order 130
S.I. No. 471 of 2004: Rules of the Superior Courts (Order 130 (Amendment) Rules) 2004


1. Order 130 (as inserted by S. I. No. 325 of 1998) of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986), is hereby amended -
      (a) in rule 1 by the insertion of the following definition after the definition of “the Act”:

        “ ‘the Act of 2003’ means the Freedom of Information (Amendment) Act, 2003;”;

      (b) in rule 2 by the insertion of “of the Act as amended by the Act of 2003” after “section 42 (3)”;

      (c) in rule 3 by the substitution for “four” of “eight”;

      (d) in rule 4 by the substitution for “In the matter of the Freedom of Information Act, 1997” of “In the matter of the Freedom of Information Acts, 1997 and 2003”;

      (e) in rule 6 by the insertion of “of the Act as amended by the Act of 2003” after “or (3)”;

      (f) in rule 7 –


        (i) by the insertion of “of the Act as amended by the Act of 2003” after “pursuant to section 42(5)”:

        (ii) by the substitution for “In the matter of the Freedom of Information Act, 1997 and on the reference of the Commissioner under section 42(5)” of “In the matter of the Freedom of Information Acts, 1997 and 2003 and on the reference of the Commissioner under section 42(5) of the Act of 1997”, and

        (iii) by the insertion of “of the Act as amended by the Act of 2003” after “section 34”;


      (g) in rule 8 by the insertion of “of the Act as amended by the Act of 2003” after “section 34” in each place where is occurs; and

      (h) in rule 9 -


        (i) by the insertion after “or (3)” of “of the Act as amended by the Act of 2003”;

        (ii) by the insertion after “section 42(5)” of “of the Act as amended by the Act of 2003”, and

        (iii) by the insertion of “as so amended” after “Act” in each place where it occurs.

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