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Courts Of Justice Act 1924 - Subsequent Developments - Abolition of The Court of The High Court Circuit
... The Act established a Central Criminal Court to hear serious criminal cases in Dublin and the neighboring counties, and made provision for Courts of the High Court Circuit (essentially, the Assizes ... However the commissions for these courts were never sent out, leading to a backlog of defendants committed to trial before the courts but not being ... Amending legislation (the Courts of Justice Act 1926) abolished the Courts of the High Court Circuit and transferred their jurisdiction to the Central Criminal Court ...

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