Jersey Law 21/1960
OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS (JERSEY) LAW, 1960.
A LAW to
amend the Law regarding the manner in which the enactment of legislation, the
convening of parish assemblies and other public matters are to be brought to
the notice of the public, sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council of the
12th day of SEPTEMBER, 1960.
(Registered on the 1st day of October, 1960).
STATES OF JERSEY.
The 29th day of
THE STATES, subject to the sanction of
Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law: -
THE JERSEY GAZETTE
shall be an organ called “the Jersey Gazette”, for the publication
of official notices and other matters requiring to be brought to the attention
of the public.
to the provisions of paragraph (4) of this Article, the Jersey Gazette shall be
published in an English language newspaper circulating in the Island designated
for the purpose by Act of the States.
shall be not more than one newspaper designated under this Article at any one
time, but, subject as aforesaid, the States may modify any Act made under this
for any reason it is not possible for the Jersey Gazette to be published in a
newspaper designated under this Article, the Bailiff shall make such
arrangements as he thinks fit for its publication.
MODIFICATION OF PREVIOUS ENACTMENTS REGARDING PUBLICATION IN
enactment providing for the publication of any notice or other matter in a
newspaper or newspapers published or circulating in the Island shall have
effect as if it provided for the publication of the notice or other matter in
the Jersey Gazette.
Article applies to all enactments passed before the date of the coming into
force of this Law and, unless the enactment otherwise specifically provides, to
all enactments passed within one year after that date.
PROVISIONS REGARDING PUBLICITY TO BE GIVEN TO ENACTMENTS
soon as may be after the happening of any of the following events, namely
(a) the promulgation of any Law
passed by the States and sanctioned by Her Majesty in Council;
(b) the promulgation of any
enactment passed by the States which does not require for its validity the
sanction of Her Majesty in Council;
(c) the passing of any enactment
by any administration of the States;
the Greffier of the States shall cause the enactment to be printed
and shall cause to be published in the Jersey Gazette a notice stating that the
enactment has been passed, the date on which it comes into force (where such a
date is specified in the enactment) and the place at which printed copies
thereof may be purchased:
Provided that, for the purposes of this Article, an enactment
passed by any administration of the States which requires for its validity the
approval of the States shall not be deemed to be passed until it has been
approved by the States.
shall no longer be necessary to post any enactment in the box set up at the
principal entrance of a parochial cemetary in accordance with the provisions of
the “Règlement” entitled “Publications”,
confirmed by Order of Her Majesty in Council of the twenty-seventh day of
NOTICES CONVENING MEETINGS OF PARISH ASSEMBLIES MAY BE IN FRENCH OR
A notice convening a meeting of a parish assembly, whether civil or
ecclesiastical, may be in the French or the English language, at the option of
the President of the Assembly.
The enactments set out in the Schedule to this Law are hereby
SHORT TITLE AND COMMENCEMENT
Law may be cited as the Official Publications (Jersey) Law, 1960.
Law shall come into force on the day on which the first Act made under Article
1 of this Law comes into force.
To be printed, published and posted.
F. DE L. BOIS,
Greffier of the States.
“Loi sur les Publications”, confirmed by Order of His Majesty in
Council of the twentieth day of April, 1917.
(12) of Article 5 of the Royal Court (Jersey) Law, 1948, , as