Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 2007

A LAW to amend the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Jersey) Law 2005

Adopted by the States                                                27th March 2007

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council           25th July 2007

Registered by the Royal Court                                  17th August 2007

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

1        Interpretation

In this Law, “principal Law” means the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Jersey) Law 2005[1].

2        Article 1 amended

In Article 1(1) of the principal Law –

(a)     the definition “1949 Act” shall be deleted;

(b)     after the definition “1994 Act” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“ ‘2006 Act’ means the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006 of the United Kingdom as extended to Jersey by the Wireless Telegraphy (Jersey) Order 2006[2];”;

(c)     in the definition “wireless telegraphy” for the words “1949 Act” there shall be substituted the words “2006 Act”.

3        Article 8 amended

In Article 8(4) of the principal Law –

(a)     in sub-paragraph (a) for the words “section 5 of the 1949 Act” there shall be substituted the words “section 48 of the 2006 Act”;

(b)     in sub-paragraph (b) for clause (i) there shall be substituted the following clause –

“(i)     the grant of wireless telegraphy licences under the 2006 Act,”;

(c)     in sub-paragraph (b) for clause (iii) there shall be substituted the following clause –

“(iii)   the enforcement of any provision of Part 2 of the 2006 Act (other than Chapter 2 and sections 27 to 31) or Part 3 of the 2006 Act, or any other enactment that relates to such interference.”.

4        Article 22 amended

In Article 22(11)(c) of the principal Law for the words “section 5 of the 1949 Act” there shall be substituted the words “section 47 or 48 of the 2006 Act”.

5        Article 32 amended

In Article 32(5)(a) of the principal Law for the words “section 1 of the 1949 Act” there shall be substituted the words “Part 4 of the Communications Act 2003 of the United Kingdom as extended to Jersey by the Broadcasting and Communications Act (Jersey) Order 2004”.

6        Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 2007 and shall come into force 7 days after it is registered.

a.h. harris

Deputy Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 08.830

[2]                                    L.11/2007


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