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Ireland. Courts Service. (2011) Courts Service annual report 2010. Dublin: Courts Service.

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Chapter 1 About the Courts Service
Chapter 2 Our achievements
Chapter 3 The year in focus
Chapter 4 Court statistics
Chapter 5 Corporate governance
Chapter 6 Annual financial statements
Chapter 7 Courts rules committees’ reports
Chapter 8 Glossary of terms
Chapter 9 Additional Information

Cases before the courts 2010 - highlights
Criminal cases:
• 36 murder cases in Central Criminal Court - a 32% decrease on 2009
• 63 rape cases in Central Criminal Court - a 29% increase on 2009
• 457 European Arrest Warrant applications in High Court - a 43% increase on 2009
• 16 trials in Special Criminal Court - a 60% increase on 2009
• 1,186 drug offences dealt with in Circuit Criminal Court - a 24% increase on 2009
• 34 sentences of 10 years or more imposed in Circuit Criminal Court - mostly for drugs offences
• 236 sentences of between five and ten years imposed in Circuit Criminal Court - more than half for drugs offences
• Over 1,000 sentences of between two and five years imposed in Circuit Criminal Court - 26% for theft and robbery offences, 23% for drug offences
• 73% of summary cases disposed of in District Court related to road traffic offences
• 13% decrease in drink driving offences in District Court


Date:2011
Pages:114 p.
Publisher:Courts Service
Corporate Creators:Ireland. Courts Service
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Court system
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence > Crime against persons (assault / abuse / intimidation)
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Court system > Drug court
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Drugs and alcohol related crime

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