Terrorism (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Law 2015

A LAW to amend the Terrorism (Jersey) Law 2002

Adopted by the States                                                10th March 2015

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council          10th June 2015

Registered by the Royal Court                                     19th June 2015

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

1        Article 1 amended

In Article 1(1) of the Terrorism (Jersey) Law 2002[1], for the definition “property” there shall be substituted the following definition –

“ ‘property’ means all property, whether movable or immovable, or vested or contingent, and whether in Jersey or elsewhere, including –

(a)     any legal document or instrument evidencing title to or interest in any such property;

(b)     any interest in or power in respect of any such property;

(c)     in relation to movable property, any right, including a right to possession,

and for the avoidance of doubt, a reference in this Law to property being obtained by a person includes a reference to any interest in that property being obtained.

2        Article 19 amended

In Article 19 of the Terrorism (Jersey) Law 2002 –

(a)     in paragraph (5)(b) for the words “comes to A in privileged circumstances” there shall be substituted the words “is an item subject to legal privilege”;

(b)     in paragraph (6) for the words “information obtained by A in privileged circumstances, or any belief or suspicion based on such information” there shall be substituted the words “ an item subject to legal privilege or any belief or suspicion based on information contained in an item subject to legal privilege.

(c)     paragraphs (7) and (8) shall be deleted.

3        Article 21 amended

In Article 21 of the Terrorism (Jersey) Law 2002 –

(a)     in paragraph (5)(b) for the words “came to him or her in privileged circumstances” there shall be substituted the words “is an item subject to legal privilege”;

(b)     paragraphs (8) and (9) shall be deleted.

4        Schedule 5 amended

In Schedule 5 of the Terrorism (Jersey) Law 2002, paragraphs 11(1) and 11(2) shall be deleted.

5        Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Terrorism (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Law 2015 and shall come into force the day after the day on which it is registered.

M.N. DE LA HAYE, O.B.E.

Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 17.860


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