Bennett, Thomas Westropp

Thursday, 22 July 1926

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 7 No. 17

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HIGH COURT AND SUPREME COURT RULES.

I second the motion.More Button

I regret that when we were dealing with these rules in Committee this matter escaped my notice and it was only afterwards that my attention was drawn to it. I feel that the rules as they stand inflic...More Button

The Minister has met the case, I think, very fairly, but he went outside the scope of the amendment. We were simply dealing with notices and summonses, but the Minister went on to describe the whole p...More Button

I have been very much interested in the various rules that are put before us, and it occurred to me that the matter of the evolution of the judge's costume was properly intended to affect the public r...More Button

DISTRICT COURT RULES.

Would the Civic Guard get fees?More Button

Police formerly got fees for serving. I thought a Guard was a summons-server.More Button

Rule 63 states:— The jurisdiction of a justice in civil proceedings shall be exercised by him within his district as follows, namely—in the court area for civil proceedings wherein the defendant or on...More Button

I wish to allude to Rule 94.More Button

Yes. It provides that a person may be summoned from any part of the Saorstát, and if he does not attend he is liable to great penalties. Surely if a poor man was summoned from Donegal to Kerry, it is...More Button

Where is that stated?More Button

An offence is committed for non-attendance on the summons, and the person may be arrested and imprisoned.More Button

He may be arrested before he proves it.More Button

I made a note about Rule 94 as to why expenses were not provided. Senator Brown says that if a viaticum were not given it is sufficient explanation.More Button

The existing form is provided for in the schedule.More Button

THE CIRCUIT COURT RULES.

I second that. Motion put and agreed to.More Button

I second that. Motion put and agreed to.More Button

TARIFF COMMISSION BILL, 1926—MESSAGE FROM THE DÁIL.

I second. Motion put and agreed to.More Button


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