(AMENDMENT No. 5) (JERSEY) LAW 1993
A LAW to
amend further the Police Force (Jersey) Law 1974, sanctioned by Order of Her
Majesty in Council of the
31st day of MARCH
(Registered on the
14th day of May 1993)
STATES OF JERSEY
The 29th day of September 1992
THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her
Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –
In paragraph (5)
of Article 3 of the Police Force (Jersey) Law 1974, as amended (hereinafter referred
to as “the principal Law”), for the words “the United
Kingdom” there shall be substituted the words “any other part of
the British Islands”.
(3) of Article 8 of the principal Law there shall be inserted the
following paragraphs –
to paragraphs (5), (6) and (7) of this Article, an Order under sub-paragraph
(d) of paragraph (3) of this Article may provide procedures for –
(a) the informal resolution
by the Chief Officer, or by a member of the Force appointed by him, of
complaints of such descriptions as may be prescribed, and for giving the member
of the public who made the complaint a record of the outcome of any such
procedure if he applies for one within such period as may be prescribed;
(b) giving a member of the
Force against whom a complaint has been made which falls to be resolved
informally an opportunity of commenting orally or in writing on the complaint.
complaint does not fall to be resolved informally unless –
(a) the member of the
public concerned gives his consent; and
(b) the Chief Officer is
satisfied that the conduct complained of, even if proved, would not justify a
criminal or disciplinary charge.
to paragraph (7) of this Article, no statement made by any person for the
purpose of the informal resolution of a complaint shall be admissible in any
subsequent criminal, civil or disciplinary proceedings.
statement is not rendered inadmissible by paragraph (6) of this Article if it
consists of or includes an admission relating to a matter which does not fall
to be resolved informally.”.
This Law may be
cited as the Police Force (Amendment No. 5) (Jersey) Law 1993 and shall come
into force on such day as the States may by Act appoint.
Greffier of the States.