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Covid-19 – Certain Applications to Court in Criminal Proceedings to be Heard Using Live Video Link

Practice Direction
Covid-19 – Certain Applications to Court in Criminal Proceedings to be Heard Using Live Video Link
The District Court – All Districts

In the interests of public health and the health of all those engaged with the administration of justice, pursuant to s.23 (3) and (14) of the Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 with effect from the 14th September 2020 and until the 31st of December 2021 (or the earlier revocation of the Practice Direction) all persons remanded in custody by a Judge of the District Court, and all persons who are remanded on bail and who are in custody on unrelated matters and all persons who are in custody and serving a sentence on unrelated matters shall have all relevant applications as specified in s.23 (3) of the said Act heard using a live video link between the court and the place where the relevant person is located.

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Judge Colin Daly
President of the District Court.
Dated 31st December 2020.

 

(Originally published on the 14th of September 2020, updated 4th of January 2021.)

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