Jersey Law 7/1981

 

MOTOR TRAFFIC (THIRD-PARTY INSURANCE) (AMENDMENT No. 5) (JERSEY) LAW, 1981.

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A LAW     to amend further the Motor Traffic (Third-Party Insurance) (Jersey) Law, 1948, sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council of the

 

10th day of JUNE, 1981.

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(Registered on the 3rd day of July, 1981).

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STATES OF JERSEY.

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The 21st day of October, 1980.

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

ARTICLE 1

In Article 17 of the Motor Traffic (Third-Party Insurance) (Jersey) Law, 1948,1 as amended, (hereinafter referred to as “the principal Law”) –

(a)    in paragraph (1) for the words “one hundred pounds sterling or to imprisonment, with or without hard labour,” there shall be substituted the words “five hundred pounds or to imprisonment”;

(b)    in paragraph (2) for the words “fifty pounds sterling or to imprisonment, with or without hard labour,” there shall be substituted the words “five hundred pounds or to imprisonment”; and

(c)    in paragraph (3) for the words “one hundred pounds sterling or to imprisonment, with or without hard labour,” there shall be substituted the words “five hundred pounds or to imprisonment”.

ARTICLE 2

In Article 18 of the principal Law2

(a)    in paragraph (1) for the words “twenty pounds sterling” there shall be substituted the words “one hundred pounds”; and

(b)    for paragraph (2) there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(2)      A person guilty of an offence under this Law for which no special penalty is provided shall be liable to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty pounds, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months, or to both such fine and imprisonment.”.

ARTICLE 3

For Article 19 of the principal Law there shall be substituted the following Article –

 

“ARTICLE 19

APPLICATION OF FINES

With the exception of fines imposed in respect of offences under Article 17 of this Law, which fines shall be for the benefit of the Crown, all fines imposed in respect of offences under this Law or any order made thereunder shall be paid into the Annual Income of the States.”.

ARTICLE 4

This Law may be cited as the Motor Traffic (Third-Party Insurance) (Amendment No. 5) (Jersey) Law, 1981, and this Law and the Motor Traffic (Third Party-Insurance) (Jersey) Laws, 1948 to 1979, may be cited together as the Motor Traffic (Third-Party Insurance) (Jersey) Laws, 1948 to 1981.

 

R.S. GRAY.

 

Deputy Greffier of the States.



1        Tome VII, page 495.

2        Tome VII, page 497.


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