Prison (Amendment No. 5) (Jersey) Law 2004



Prison (Amendment No. 5) (Jersey) Law 2004

A LAW to amend further the Prison (Jersey) Law 1957.[1]

Adopted by the States                                                   25th May 2004

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council           27th July 2004

Registered by the Royal Court                              3rd September 2004

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

1        Article 7A inserted

After Article 7 of the Prison (Jersey) Law 1957[2] there shall be inserted the following Article –

“7A   Powers of prison officers

Every prison officer while acting as such shall have all the powers, authority, protection and privileges of a member of the States of Jersey Police Force.”.

2        Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Prison (Amendment No. 5) (Jersey) Law 2004 and shall come into force on the seventh day following its registration.


Greffier of the States.




[1] Tome VIII, page 657, Volume 1979-1981, page 365, Volume 1986-1987, page 20, Volume 1994-1995, page 61 and Volume 1996-1997, page 801.

[2] Tome VIII, page 659 and Volume 1994-1995, page 66.

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