Official Publications (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Law 2017

A LAW to amend further the Official Publications (Jersey) Law 1960

Adopted by the States                                                      4th July 2017

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council    11th October 2017

Registered by the Royal Court                                20th October 2017

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

1        Interpretation

In this Law, “1960 Law” means the Official Publications (Jersey) Law 1960[1].

2        Article 1 substituted

For Article 1 of the 1960 Law there shall be substituted the following Article –

“1      The Jersey Gazette

(1)     Where an enactment requires the publication of any notice or other information in the Jersey Gazette, the notice or other information shall be published in the Gazette of that name established under this Article.

(2)     There shall be a Jersey Gazette.

(3)     The Jersey Gazette shall be headed with the Arms of the Bailiwick and the words ‘Jersey Gazette’.

(4)     The Jersey Gazette shall be published in such manner as the Chief Minister prescribes by Order, being a manner that is sufficient to bring it to the attention of the public in general.

(5)     Where, for any reason, it is not possible for the Jersey Gazette to be published in the manner prescribed under paragraph (4), the Chief Minister shall make alternative arrangements for its publication.

(6)     The Chief Minister may, by Order, prescribe fees to be paid for the publication of any matter in the Jersey Gazette.”.

3        Article 2 substituted

For Article 2 of the 1960 Law there shall be substituted the following Article –

“2      Construction of enactments providing for publication in a newspaper

Where an enactment passed before the day the Official Publications (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Law 2017[2] comes into force provides for the publication of any notice or other matter in a newspaper or newspapers circulating in Jersey, the notice or other matter may, instead, be published in the Jersey Gazette.”.

4        Citation and commencement

(1)     This Law may be cited as the Official Publications (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Law 2017 and shall come into force on such day as the States may by Act appoint.

(2)     An Act made under paragraph (1) may contain transitional arrangements.

l.-m. hart

Deputy Greffier of the States



[1]                                    chapter 15.440

[2]                                    L.21/2017

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