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Small Claims Process

From: The Courts Service

Details on Small Claims procedure, including links to make a claim online. The Small Claims procedure is an alternative method of commencing and dealing with a civil proceeding in respect of a small claim and is provided for under the District Court (Small Claims Procedure) Rules, 1997 & 1999 as amended by Statutory Instrument No. 519 of 2009, Order 53A.

Links are provided on a number of topics:

  • General information on the Small Claims Court
  • Start a small claims procedure
  • Enquire about an existing small claims application
  • Request a PIN reminder
  • Information on the relevant legislation and procedures
  • Use the European small claims procedure
  • Information on appealing decisions in a civil case

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