Information on initiating a case, the different types of summons, Judicial Reviews and appeals.

Initiating your case

Initiating your case

Information about taking proceedings in the High Court.

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Information about taking proceedings in the High Court

Plenary Summons

Plenary Summons

A plenary summons is used in cases where oral evidence will be heard.

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Summary Summons

Summary Summons

Information about types of action related to a Summary Summons

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Summary Summons

Special Summons

Special Summons

Information about types of action related to a Special Summons

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Information about issuing a special summons

Personal Injury Summons

Personal Injury Summons

Information about types of action related to a Personal Injury Summons

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Information about issuing a Personal Injury Summons.

Petition

Petition

Information about types of acton related to issuing a Petition

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Information about issuing a petition

Originating Notice of Motion

Originating Notice of Motion

Information about types of action related to an originating notice of motion

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Information types of acton related to an originating notice of motion

Judicial Review

Judicial Review

A judicial review is a mechanism by which any decision of any public law body can be reviewed by a High Court Judge, where it is contended that the decision maker did not act within their powers, or that the decision was unreasonable etc.

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Appeal from the Circuit Court

Appeal from the Circuit Court

An appeal from the Circuit Court is made under Order 61 of the Rules of the Superior Courts. A Notice of Appeal must be filed within 10 days of the Circuit Court Order or Judgment.

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Statutory Appeal

Statutory Appeal

A Statutory Appeal refers to an appeal of a decision of a body which has been set up by statute to exercise particular powers.

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