of Jersey (Amendment – Remuneration of Elected Members) (Jersey) Law 2022
A LAW to make provision about the
remuneration of elected members of the States of Jersey.
by the States 25th April 2022
by Order of Her Majesty in Council 19th July 2022
Registered by the Royal Court 5th August 2022
Coming into force 12th August 2022
THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most
Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –
1 Article 44
(remuneration of elected members) of the States of Jersey Law 2005 amended
the beginning of Article 44 of the States of Jersey
Law 2005 there is inserted –
“(A1) The amount of remuneration and allowances
payable to elected members is the amount specified in, or determined in
accordance with, the remuneration review report most recently presented to the
States under Article 44A(8).
(A2) The amount of remuneration and allowances payable
to elected members cannot be determined otherwise than as set out under Article 44A
and cannot be amended.”.
paragraph (2), after “paragraph (1)” there is inserted “, but not in
paragraphs (A1) and (A2),”.
2 Articles 44A (remuneration review process)
and 44B (transitional provisions relating to initial remuneration review
process) of the States of Jersey Law 2005 inserted
After Article 44 of
the States of Jersey
Law 2005 there is inserted –
must, within the period of 15 months beginning with the date of an
ordinary election under Article 6 –
a panel for the purpose of appointing a person (the “reviewer”) to carry out a
review of the amount of remuneration and allowances payable to an elected
the reviewer to carry out the review and provide a report (a “remuneration
review report”) to PPC.
panel must consist of –
Greffier of the States; and
least 2, but not more than 4, individuals appointed by PPC.
following persons may not be appointed to the panel under paragraph (2)(b) –
panel must not appoint the reviewer until at least 14 days after PPC have
given notice to the States of the identity of the panel’s proposed reviewer.
the panel has appointed the reviewer, PPC must give the direction in paragraph (1)(b),
which direction must require the reviewer –
providing a remuneration review report, to consult –
(i) the Minister for Treasury and Resources,
(ii) each other elected
provide a remuneration review report within the period of 12 months
beginning with the day on which notice of the panel’s appointment is given
under paragraph (4)(b).
the amount of remuneration payable to elected members;
the date on which sub-paragraph (a) is to take effect;
why the amount specified, and the date specified, are appropriate;
such other matters relating to remuneration and allowances of elected members
as PPC may require.
remuneration review may –
for allowances to be payable to elected members;
a formula for altering, over time, the amount of remuneration by reference to
an index produced by the Statistics Unit of the States of Jersey;
other matters relating to remuneration and allowances of elected members.
“consult” means to provide information to a
person and give a reasonable opportunity for that person to respond with their
“PPC” means the Privileges and Procedures
Committee established by standing orders.
44B Transitional provisions relating
to initial remuneration review process
Article 44(A1) and (A2), the remuneration and allowances payable to
elected members immediately before the commencement of this Law continues to be
payable until the date specified under paragraph 44A(6)(b) in the first
remuneration review report.
(2) Article 44A(1)
applies to the first remuneration review as if “the date of an ordinary
election under Article 6” were to read “the date of commencement of the States
of Jersey (Amendment – Remuneration of Elected Members) (Jersey) Law 2022.”.
3 Citation and commencement
This Law may be cited as
the States of Jersey (Amendment – Remuneration of Elected Members) (Jersey) Law
2022 and comes into force 7 days after it is registered.