Amendment to Order 7

S.I. No. 258 of 2005: District Court (Funds in Court) Rules 2005

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 17 of the Interpretation Act, 1937 [as applied by section 48 of the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961] and section 34 of the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961, 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 (Funds in Court) Rules 2005.

2. These rules shall come into operation on the 3rd day of June 2005 and shall be read together with all other District Court Rules for the time being in force.

3. The District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No.93 of 1997) is hereby amended:

(i) by the substitution in Order 7, rule 5 thereof for sub rule (1) thereof of the following:

“5.(1) The Court may, subject to the provisions of Order 12A, direct that any sum of money or other personal property to which the minor may be declared entitled in such proceedings be secured or invested for the benefit of the minor in such manner as the Court may consider advisable. A copy of any order made under rule 4, 5 or 6 of this Order shall, where appropriate, be sent by the Clerk to the Accountant”.