Jersey Law 27/1996

 

MOTOR TRAFFIC (THIRD-PARTY INSURANCE) (AMENDMENT No. 10) (JERSEY) LAW 1996

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A LAW   to amend further the Motor Traffic (Third-Party Insurance) (Jersey) Law 1948, sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council of the

 

26th day of JUNE 1996

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(Registered on the 19th day of July 1996)

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STATES OF JERSEY

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The 14th day of May 1996

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

ARTICLE 1

In paragraph (2) of Article 2 of the Motor Traffic (Third-Party Insurance) (Jersey) Law 1948, as amended1 (hereinafter referred to as “the principal Law”), for the words “one thousand pounds” there shall be substituted the words “level 3 on the standard scale2”.

ARTICLE 2

In Article 18 of the principal Law3

(a)     in paragraph (1), for the words “two hundred pounds” there shall be substituted the words “level 2 on the standard scale”; and

(b)     in paragraph (2), for the words “five hundred pounds” there shall be substituted the words “level 2 on the standard scale”.

ARTICLE 3

After Article 18 of the principal Law there shall be inserted the following Article –

“ARTICLE 18A

Power to inflict and levy fines summarily

(1)          Subject to the provisions of this Article, where a person is charged with an offence under Article 15A of this Law and accepts the decision of the Connétable or Centenier having jurisdiction in the matter, then that Connétable or Centenier may inflict and levy summarily a fine not exceeding level 1 on the standard scale.

(2)          Where a fine is levied by a Connétable or Centenier in pursuance of the powers conferred on him by this Article –

(a)     he shall give a receipt for it;

(b)     he shall as soon as practicable inform the Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police Force of the matter giving such details as the Chief Officer may request; and

(c)     one half of the fine shall be awarded for the benefit of the parish in which the offence was committed and shall be applied towards the cost of maintenance of the by-roads of the parish and the other half for the benefit of the General Revenues of the States.”.

ARTICLE 4

In Article 19 of the principal Law,4 after the words “the Crown,” there shall be inserted the words “or inflicted and levied pursuant to Article 18A of this Law,”.

ARTICLE 5

This Law may be cited as the Motor Traffic (Third-Party Insurance) (Amendment No. 10) (Jersey) Law 1996.

 

C.M. NEWCOMBE

 

Deputy Greffier of the States.



1        Tome VII, page 484, Volume 1988–1989, page 243, and Volume 1992–1993, page 280.

2        Volume 1992–1993, page 437.

3        Tome VII, page 497, Volume 1979–1981, page 382, and Volume 1992–1993, page 287.

4        Volume 1979–1981, page 382.


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