(COMPENSATION ORDERS) (AMENDMENT) (JERSEY) LAW 1997
A LAW to amend the Criminal Justice
(Compensation Orders) (Jersey) Law 1994 sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in
Council of the
22nd day of JULY 1997
(Registered on the
29th day of August 1997)
STATES OF JERSEY
The 22nd day of April 1997
STATES, subject to
the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the
following Law –
(4) and (5) of Article 5 of the Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Jersey)
Law 1994 there shall be substituted the
following new paragraphs –
to paragraph (5), where a person is imprisoned or otherwise detained in default
of the payment of a compensation order, on payment of the amount outstanding to
the Viscount or governor of the prison, the order shall cease to have effect
and such person shall be released unless he is in custody for some other cause.
in paragraph (4) shall oblige the governor of the prison to accept payment of
the amount outstanding under a compensation order or release any person
detained in default of payment of such order except between the hours of 8 a.m.
and 9 p.m.
after a period of imprisonment or other detention has been imposed on any
person in default of the payment of a compensation order, payment is made of
part of the amount ordered to be paid, the term of the default sentence shall
be reduced by a number of days bearing as nearly as possible the same
proportion to the total number of days of that period of detention less one day
as the sum paid bears to the amount ordered to be paid.
calculating the reduction required under paragraph (6) any fraction of a day
shall not be taken into account.
governor of the prison shall pay any sums received under paragraph (4) to the
This Law may be
cited as the Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Amendment) (Jersey) Law
of the States.