Jersey Law 16/1956
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND BANK HOLIDAYS (AMENDMENT) (JERSEY) LAW, 1956.
A LAW to
amend the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Law, 1951, sanctioned by
Order of Her Majesty in Council of the
1st day of JUNE, 1956.
(Registered on the 23rd day of June, 1956).
STATES OF JERSEY.
The 28th day of
THE STATES, subject to the sanction of
Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law : -
Article 1 of the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Law, 1951 (hereinafter referred to as “the principal
Law”), there shall be substituted the following Article –
In this Law –
“business day” means any day other than Christmas Day,
Good Friday, a Sunday or a bank holiday ;
“normal banking hours”, in relation to any bank, means
the hours last notified, in accordance with the “Loi
déterminant la publicité
requise en cas de changement des heures d’ouverture et de fermeture
des maisons de banque en cette Ile”, confirmed by
Order of His Majesty in Council, dated 19th May, 1931, as the
hours between which the bank will be open for the transaction of banking
after Article 4 of the principal Law there
shall be inserted the following Article –
BANKS TO CLOSE OR OPEN IN PARTICULAR
Notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 2 and 4 of this Law,
where it is considered expedient, in view of particular circumstances, that
banks should –
(a) be closed for the transaction
of banking business with the public for any period during normal banking hours
(b) remain open for the
transaction of banking business with the public either during part of any bank holiday,
or for any period outside normal banking hours ;
the Bailiff, on the recommendation of the Finance Committee, may
direct that, for such period or periods as may be specified in the direction,
banks shall be closed, or shall remain open, as the case may be”.
This Law may be cited as the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays
(Amendment) (Jersey) Law, 1956, and this Law and the principal Law may be cited
together as the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Laws, 1951 and 1956.
To be printed, published and posted.
F. DE L. BOIS,
Greffier of the States.