Northern Ireland

Name of organisation Northern Ireland Lay Magistrates Association
Founding year 2005
Legal status Association
Organistional Structure Run by Executive Committee consisting of Chairman; Vice Chairman; Honorary Treasurer; Honorary secretary; Divisional Chairmen (7); Training Sub-committee representative; Presiding Lay Magistrate.
Number of members Approx 150
Number of board members 13
What kind of Judges do you represent? Lay magistrates
In which fields of law are your members involved in jurisdiction? Family Proceedings and youth in magistrates’ courts
Assessors on (youth) appeals in county courts
Signatory duties on warrants etc. out of court