Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989

Hearing of proceedings.

32

32.The Circuit Family Court shall sit to hear and determine proceedings instituted under this Act and under the Acts F33 [ and proceedings ] referred to in section 30 of this Act in a different place or at different times or on different days from those on which the ordinary sittings of the Circuit Court are held.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F33

Inserted (15.12.1995) by Courts and Court Officers Act 1995 (31/1995), s. 54, commenced on enactment.

Modifications (not altering text):

C10

Application of section extended (1.01.2019) by Domestic Violence Act 2018 (6/2018), s. 23(4), S.I. No. 532 of 2018.

Hearing of civil proceedings

23. — ...

(4) Civil proceedings under this Act before the Circuit Court shall be heard by the Circuit Family Court and accordingly, section 32 and subsections (1) and (2) of section 33 of the Act of 1989 shall apply to those proceedings.

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C11

Application of section extended (27.02.1997) by Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 (33/1996), s. 38(5), commenced as per s. 1(2).

Jurisdiction of courts and venue.

38. — ...

(5) Section 32 of the Act of 1989 shall apply to proceedings under this Act in the Circuit Family Court and sections 33 to 36 of that Act shall apply to proceedings under this Act in that Court and in the High Court.

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C12

Application of section extended (1.08.1996) by Family Law Act 1995 (26/1995), s. 38(6), S.I. No. 46 of 1996.

Jurisdiction of courts and venue.

38. — ...

(6) Section 32 of the Act of 1989 shall apply to proceedings under this Act in the Circuit Family Court and sections 33 to 36 of that Act shall apply to proceedings under this Act in that Court and in the High Court.

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C13

Application of section extended (27.03.1996) by Domestic Violence Act 1996 (1/1996), s. 16(4) and (5), commenced as per s. 25(1).

Hearing of civil proceedings, etc.

16. — ...

(4) Civil proceedings under this Act before the Circuit Court shall be heard by the Circuit Family Court and, accordingly, the provisions of section 32 and subsection (1) and (2) of section 33 of the Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act, 1989, shall apply to such proceedings.

(5) The proceedings to which subsections (3) and (4) of section 33 of the Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act, 1989 , apply shall be deemed to include civil proceedings under this Act.