Amendment to Order 37

S.I. No. 152 of 2007: District Court (Children Summonses) Rules 2007

The District Court Rules Committee, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 91 of the Courts of Justice Act 1924, section 72 of the Courts of Justice Act 1936, section 34 of the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961 and section 24 of the Interpretation Act 2005, do hereby, with the concurrence of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, make the following rules of court:-

1. These rules may be cited as the District Court (Children Summonses) Rules 2007.

2. These rules shall come into operation on the 26th day of April 2007 and shall be read together with all other District Court Rules for the time being in force.

3. Order 37 of the District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No.93 of 1997) is hereby amended by the substitution for rule 3 thereof of the following:

“3 Forms No. 37.1 to 37.29, Schedule B may be used in criminal proceedings in the Children Court, and where no suitable Form is provided for in this Order, the Forms provided for in Orders 13 to 36 of these Rules may be used in such proceedings, entitled in the “Children Court” and otherwise modified as required by the circumstances of the case or as provided in this Order.”

4. The Forms in Schedule 1 hereof shall be substituted for the Form number 37.1 in the Forms in Schedule B of the District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997).**