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Road Traffic (Motor Cycle Helmets) (Jersey) Order 2004

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Road Traffic (Motor Cycle Helmets) (Jersey) Order 2004[1]

THE HOME AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, in pursuance of Articles 45 and 84 of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956, orders as follows –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1        Protective helmet to be worn[2]

Subject to Article 1A, a person driving or riding on a motor cycle (otherwise than in a side-car) on a road must wear a protective helmet that –

(a)     complies with a standard set out in the Schedule to the Consumer Safety (Motor Cycle Helmets) (Jersey) Order 2006; and

(b)     is securely fastened to the person’s head by any fastening provided on the helmet for the purpose.

1A     Exemption[3]

The requirement under Article 1 to wear a protective helmet does not apply to a person who, being a follower of the Sikh religion, is wearing a turban.

2        Citation

This Order may be cited as the Road Traffic (Motor Cycle Helmets) (Jersey) Order 2004.[4]




Table of Legislation History


Year and No


Road Traffic (Protective Helmets) (Jersey) Order 2004


7 May 2004

Road Traffic (Protective Helmets) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2014


1 September 2014

Road Traffic (Motor Cycle Helmets) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2021


11 October 2021

Table of Renumbered Provisions




spent, omitted from this revised edition




spent, omitted from this revised edition

Table of Endnote References

[1]                                     renamed by R&O.137/2014

[2] Article 1                      amended by R&O.137/2014, R&O.122/2021

[3] Article 1A                    inserted by R&O.122/2021

[4] Article 2                      amended by R&O.137/2014

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