Nursing and Residential Homes (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Law 2004

A LAW to amend further the Nursing and Residential Homes (Jersey) Law 1994.

Adopted by the States                                                    21st July 2004

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council    13th October 2004

Registered by the Royal Court                             12th November 2004

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 Nursing and Residential Homes (Jersey) Law 1994.[1]

2        Article 6 amended

(1)     In Article 6(2) of the principal Law[2] –

(a)     in sub-paragraph (a) for the words “or other category” there shall be substituted the words “and other category”;

(b)     in sub-paragraph (a) for the words “in question; or” there shall be substituted the words “in question; and”; and

(c)     for the words “sub-paragraph (a)” there shall be substituted the words “sub-paragraphs (a) and (b)”.

(2)     After Article 6(2A) of the principal Law[3] there shall be inserted the following paragraphs –

“(2B) Paragraph (2C) applies where a person who is registered under this Law to carry on a residential care home –

(a)     makes an application for registration in respect of a nursing home; and

(b)     intends to receive and keep in that nursing home persons who are residents of the residential care home in respect of which that person is registered.

(2C)   Without prejudice to the generality of paragraphs (1) and (2), a registration to which this paragraph applies may be effected subject to such additional conditions as the Committee may consider appropriate for regulating –

(a)     the category of person who may be kept in that nursing home; and

(b)     the category of nursing care to be provided by that nursing home,

and any condition imposed by virtue of this paragraph shall be specified in the certificate of registration.”.

3        Article 15 amended

(1)     In Article 15(2)(m) of the principal Law[4] for the word “relates.” there shall be substituted the word “relates;”.

(2)     After Article 15(2)(m) of the principal Law[5] there shall be added the following sub-paragraph –

“(n)    as to a requirement arising out of a condition imposed under Article 6(2C).”.

4        Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Nursing and Residential Homes (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Law 2004 and shall come into force on the fourteenth day following its registration.


Deputy Greffier of the States.



[1] Volume 1994-1995, page 85, Volume 1996-1997, pages 564 and 565, Volume 1999, page 516 and Volume 2003, page 7.

[2] Volume 1994-1995, page 97.

[3] Volume 1994-1995, page 97 and Volume 1996-1997, page 565.

[4] Volume 1994-1995, page 107.

[5] Volume 1994-1995, page 107.

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