Road Traffic (No. 63) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

Made                                                                      16th January 2018

Coming into force                                                  23rd January 2018

THE STATES, in pursuance of the Order in Council of 26th December 1851[1] and Article 92 of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956[2], have made the following Regulations –

1        Amendment of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956

The Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956[3] is amended in accordance with these Regulations.

2        Articles 25 and 27 amended

In Articles 25(2) and 27(2) the words “, such offence being a motoring offence,” shall be deleted.

3        Article 26A amended

In Article 26A, paragraph (4) shall be deleted.

4        Article 26C amended

In Article 26C –

(a)     for the words “means an injury” there shall be substituted the words “includes an injury”;

(b)     paragraph (a) shall be deleted.

5        Articles 28 and 30 amended

In Articles 28(1), 30(7) and 30B(4) for the words “6 months” there shall be substituted the words “12 months”.

6        Article 35 amended

In Article 35(1) for the words “25, 26” there shall be substituted the words “23A, 25, 25A, 26, 26A, 26B”.

7        Article 36 amended

In the table in Article 36(1), for the items and entries relating to Articles 27 and 28 there shall be substituted the following items and entries –

 

“driving or attempting to drive when unfit to drive through drink or drugs (Article 27)

being in charge of a vehicle when unfit to drive through drink or drugs (Article 27)

driving or attempting to drive with alcohol concentration above prescribed limit (Article 28(1)(a))

being in charge of a motor vehicle with alcohol concentration above prescribed limit (Article 28(1)(b))

Driving or attempting to drive, or being in charge of, a vehicle when unfit to drive through drink or drugs (Article 27)

being in charge of a motor vehicle with alcohol concentration above prescribed limit (Article 28(1)(b))

being in charge of a vehicle when unfit to drive through drink or drugs (Article 27)”.

8        Schedule 1 amended

In item C of Schedule 1 –

(a)     there shall be inserted in the correct numerical and alphabetical order, according to the offences, the following entries –

 

“Article 23A

(causing serious injury by dangerous driving);

Article 25A

(causing death by careless driving);

Article 26A

(causing serious injury by careless driving);

Article 26B

(causing serious injury by careless driving when under the influence of drink or drugs);”;

(b)     for the entry relating to Article 27 there shall be substituted the following entries –

 

“Article 27

(Driving, or attempting to drive, or being in charge of a vehicle, when unfit to drive through drink or drugs)”;

(c)     in the entry relating to Article 28(1) after the word “driving” there shall be inserted the words “, or attempting to drive,”.

9        Schedule 3 amended

In Schedule 3 –

(a)     there shall be inserted in the correct numerical and alphabetical order, according to the offences, the following entries –

 

“Article 23A

causing serious injury by dangerous driving;

Article 25A

causing death by careless driving;

Article 26A

causing serious injury by careless driving;

Article 26B

causing serious injury by careless driving when under the influence of drink or drugs;”;

(b)     for the entry relating to Article 27 there shall be substituted the following entries –

 

“Article 27

Driving, or attempting to drive, or being in charge of a vehicle, when unfit to drive through drink or drugs”;

(c)     in the entry relating to Article 28(1) after the word “driving” there shall be inserted the words “, or attempting to drive,”.

10      Citation and commencement

(1)     These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic (No. 63) (Jersey) Regulations 2018 and shall come in force 7 days after they are made.

(2)     These Regulations shall not have effect in relation to any offence committed before the day on which they come into force.

dr. m. egan

Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 23.350

[2]                                    chapter 25.550

[3]                                    chapter 25.550


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