Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Law 201-

A LAW to amend the amount of compensation to be paid under a compensation order made by the Magistrate’s Court or the Youth Court.

Adopted by the States                                                14th March 2017

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council  [date to be inserted]

Registered by the Royal Court                              [date to be inserted]

THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –

1        Article 2 of the Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Jersey) Law 1994 amended

For Article 2(3) of the Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Jersey) Law 1994[1], there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(3)    The compensation to be paid under a compensation order made by the Magistrate’s Court or the Youth Court in respect of any one offence shall not exceed the equivalent amount for the time being of a fine of level 3 on the standard scale of fines.”.

2        Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Jersey) Regulations 2000 revoked

The Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Jersey) Regulations 2000[2] shall be revoked.

3        Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Law 201- and shall come into force on the day after it is registered.

 

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 08.200

[2]                                    R&O.149/2000 (chapter 08.200.50)


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