Amendment to Order 40
S.I. No. 513 of 2016: District Court (Issue of Civil Proceedings) Rules 2016
1. (1) These Rules, which shall come into operation on the 8th day of November 2016, may be cited as the District Court (Issue of civil proceedings) Rules 2016.
(2) These Rules shall be construed together with the District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997) and all other District Court Rules.
(3) The District Court Rules as amended by these Rules may be cited as the District Court Rules 1997 to 2016.
2. The District Court Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 93 of 1997) are amended:
(i) by the substitution for sub-rule (5) of rule 4 of Order 40 of the following sub-rule:
“(5) Except in a case to which section 7(6)(a)(ii) of the Courts Act 1964 applies, a claim notice which has been issued by a Clerk is deemed to have been issued on the date on which it was filed with the Clerk for issue.”