Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Law 2017

A LAW to amend the amount of compensation to be paid under a compensation order made by the Magistrate’s Court or the Youth Court.

Adopted by the States                                                14th March 2017

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council            3rd May 2017

Registered by the Royal Court                                      12th May 2017

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

1        Article 2 of the Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Jersey) Law 1994 amended

For Article 2(3) of the Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Jersey) Law 1994[1], there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(3)    The compensation to be paid under a compensation order made by the Magistrate’s Court or the Youth Court in respect of any one offence shall not exceed the equivalent amount for the time being of a fine of level 3 on the standard scale of fines.”.

2        Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Jersey) Regulations 2000 revoked

The Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Jersey) Regulations 2000[2] shall be revoked.

3        Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Law 2017 and shall come into force on the day after it is registered.

l.-m. hart

Deputy Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 08.200

[2]                                    R&O.149/2000 (chapter 08.200.50)


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