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21 1946

COURTS OF JUSTICE (DISTRICT COURT) ACT, 1946

PART I.

Preliminary and General.

Short title and collective citation.

1. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Courts of Justice (District Court) Act, 1946.

(2) The Courts of Justice Acts, 1924 to 1936, and this Act may be cited together as the Courts of Justice Acts, 1924 to 1946.

Definitions.

2. —In this Act—

the expression “the Act of 1928” means the Courts of Justice Act, 1928 (No. 15 of 1928);

the expression “the Act of 1936” means the Courts of Justice Act, 1936 (No. 48 of 1936);

the expression “the appointed (Part II) day” means the day appointed to be the appointed day for the purposes of Part II of this Act by order of the Minister under section 3 of this Act;

the word “Division” means a division of the Dublin Metropolitan Justices established by section 5 of this Act;

the expression “Dublin Metropolitan Justice” means a Justice permanently assigned to the Dublin Metropolitan District;

the expression “Justice” means a Justice of the District Court, but does not include a temporary Justice;

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Justice;

the expression “the operative date” means the date of the passing of this Act;

the expression “the Principal Act” means the Courts of Justice Act, 1924 (No. 10 of 1924);

the expression “temporary Justice” means a person appointed under section 51 of the Act of 1936 to act as a Justice.

Appointed day for purposes of Part II.

3. —The Minister may by order appoint a day to be the appointed day for the purposes of Part II of this Act.

Repeals.

4. —(1) The enactments set out in the second column of Part I of the Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed, as on and from the operative date, to the extent specified in the third column of Part I of the said Schedule.

(2) The enactments set out in the second column of Part II of the Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed, as on and from the appointed (Part II) day, to the extent specified in the third column of Part II of the said Schedule.