Courts and Court Officers Act 2009


Definitions (Part 3).

13.— In this Part—

“Act of 1939” means the Offences Against the State Act 1939;

“constituent court office” means—

(a) a court office, the business or some of the business of which shall be transacted in a combined court office under section 14 or 15 , or

F1[(aa) the Court of Appeal,]

(b) a registrar or other person deemed to be a constituent court office under section 17 (2),

and “constituent court” shall be construed accordingly;

“combined court office” means an office established under section 14;

“combined court office manager”, in relation to a combined court office, means a person appointed under section 19 to be the manager of that office;

“court office” means any office of, or attached to, any of the following:

(a) the Supreme Court;

(b) the High Court;

(c) the President of the High Court;

(d) the Circuit Court;

(e) the District Court;

and, for the purposes of this definition, a district probate registry shall be deemed to be an office attached to the High Court;

“enactment” means an Act or a statutory instrument or any portion of an Act or statutory instrument;

“ Special Criminal Court” means a court established under Part V of the Act of 1939.




Inserted (28.10.2014) by Court of Appeal Act 2014 (18/2014), s. 69(a), S.I. No. 479 of 2014, in effect as per art. 2(c).