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Unlawful Public Entertainments (Jersey) Regulations 2019

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Unlawful Public Entertainments (Jersey) Regulations 2019

THE STATES make these Regulations under the Order in Council dated 14th April 1884 –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1        Organising an unlawful public entertainment an offence

(1)     A person who organises or is otherwise concerned in providing an unlawful public entertainment commits an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of 6 months and to a fine.

(2)     For the purposes of paragraph (1), a public entertainment is unlawful if it is held without the permission of the Bailiff.

(3)     The Bailiff may grant permission for the provision of a public entertainment subject to such conditions as the Bailiff thinks fit.

(4)     The Bailiff may, in respect of permission granted under paragraph (3), if it appears to the Bailiff to be in the public interest to do so –

(a)     revoke the permission;

(b)     if the permission is not subject to any condition, attach such conditions to that permission as the Bailiff thinks fit;

(c)     if the permission is subject to a condition, revoke that condition or vary it as the Bailiff thinks fit.[1]

(5)     Paragraph (4) and this paragraph expire at the end of 30th April 2022.[2]

2        Contravention of condition of permission an offence

An organiser of, or a person otherwise concerned in providing, a public entertainment commits an offence and is liable for a term of 6 months and to a fine if –

(a)     any condition of the Bailiff’s permission for the entertainment is contravened; and

(b)     the organiser of, or person otherwise concerned in providing, the entertainment did not take all reasonable precautions to avoid the contravention.

3        Offences by body corporate, etc.

(1)     In this Regulation –

relevant body” means a limited liability partnership, a separate limited partnership, a limited liability company, an incorporated limited partnership or another body corporate;

relevant offence” means an offence that is committed by a relevant body;

relevant person” means –

(a)     if the relevant offence is committed by a limited liability partnership, a partner of the partnership;

(b)     if the relevant offence is committed by a separate limited partnership or an incorporated limited partnership –

(i)      a general partner, or

(ii)      a limited partner who is participating in the management of the partnership;

(c)     if the relevant offence is committed by a limited liability company or a body corporate (other than an incorporated limited partnership) –

(i)      a director, manager, secretary or other similar officer of the body corporate, or

(ii)      if the affairs of the body corporate are managed by its members, a member who is acting in connection with the member’s functions of management; and

(d)     a person purporting to act in any capacity described in sub-paragraphs (a) to (c) in relation to the relevant body that commits the relevant offence.

(2)     If a relevant offence under Regulation 1 or 2 is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of a relevant person, that relevant person is also guilty of the offence and liable in the same manner as the relevant body to the penalty provided for that offence.

(3)     If a relevant offence under Regulation 2 is proved to be attributable to any neglect on the part of a relevant person, that relevant person is also guilty of the offence and liable in the same manner as the relevant body to the penalty provided for the offence.

4        Saving of customary law

Nothing in these Regulations is to be taken as abolishing, modifying or prejudicing any offence against the customary law.

5        Citation, commencement and duration

(1)     These Regulations may be cited as the Unlawful Public Entertainments (Jersey) Regulations 2019.

(2)     These Regulations come into force on 21st July 2019 and remain in force for 3 years from that date.

 


Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Legislation

Year and No

Commencement

◦Projet No (where applicable)

Unlawful Public Entertainments (Jersey) Regulations 2019

R&O.60/2019

21 July 2019

P.57/2019

Unlawful Public Entertainments (Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2020

R&O.24/2020

25 March 2020

P.22/2020

Covid-19 (Amendments – Extension, Suspension and Repeal) (Jersey) Regulations 2020

R&O.115/2020

30 September 2020

P.103/2020

Covid-19 (Amendments – Extension and Suspension) (Jersey) Regulations 2021

R&O.52/2021

29 April 2021

P.25/2021

Covid-19 (Amendments – Further Extensions) (Jersey) Regulations 2021

R&O.127/2021

15 October 2021

P.84/2021

◦Projets available at statesassembly.gov.je

Table of Endnote References



[1] Regulation 1(4)           inserted by R&O.24/2020

[2] Regulation 1(5)           inserted by R&O.115/2020, amended by R&O.52/2021, R&O.127/2021


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