New Jurisdiction Limits for District and Circuit Courts

Cosgrove Gaynard Solicitors

New Jurisdiction Limits for District and Circuit Courts

New Jurisdiction Limits for District and Circuit Courts

The new Courts Bill 2013 increases the jurisdiction of the District Court and Circuit Court in civil matters as follows:

Circuit Court increased from €38,092 to €75,000

District court increased from €6,350 to €15,000

 

This review is certainly warranted given that it is almost two decades since the jurisdictions were last amended. There is no information available yet as to when the Bill is expected to be enacted or when it is expected to commence.

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