Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008

6.

Amendment of section 88 of Courts of Justice Act 1924.

6.— Section 88 of the Courts of Justice Act 1924 is amended by inserting the following after subsection (4):

“(5) For the purposes of this section (including any warrant under subsection (1))—

( a) subject to paragraphs ( b) to ( g), ‘county’ means a county as referred to in section 10 of the Local Government Act 2001 and as its boundaries are in force from time to time under Part 8 of that Act,

( b) the city of Cork and the county of Cork shall be regarded as a single county, and a reference to the county of Cork shall include the city of Cork,

( c) the city of Dublin and the counties of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal and South Dublin shall be regarded as a single county, and a reference to the county of Dublin shall include the city of Dublin and the counties of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal and South Dublin,

( d) the city of Galway and the county of Galway shall be regarded as a single county, and a reference to the county of Galway shall include the city of Galway,

( e) the city of Limerick and the county of Limerick shall be regarded as a single county, and a reference to the county of Limerick shall include the city of Limerick,

( f) the city of Waterford and the county of Waterford shall be regarded as a single county, and a reference to the county of Waterford shall include the city of Waterford, and

( g) the counties of North Tipperary and South Tipperary shall be regarded as a single county.”.