Policing of Beaches (Amendment No. 10) (Jersey) Regulations 2012

Made                                                                      31st January 2012

Coming into force                                                        1st March 2012

THE STATES, in pursuance of the powers conferred upon them by the Order in Council of the 26 December 1851[1], Article 92 of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956[2], and the Policing of Roads, Parks and Sea Beaches (Application of Fines) (Jersey) Law 1957[3], have made the following Regulations –

1        Interpretation

In these Regulations “principal Regulations” means the Policing of Beaches (Jersey) Regulations 1959[4].

2        Regulation 2 amended

For Regulation 2(2) of the principal Regulations there are substituted the following paragraphs –

“(2)    Paragraph (1)(h) shall not apply –

(a)     to a dog that is being worked under the control of a police officer or an officer of the Impôts in the course of the officer’s duty; or

(b)     to a horse or pony that is being ridden in a permitted equine event.

(3)     An event is a permitted equine event for the purpose of paragraph (2)(b) if the person holding the event has the written permission of the Minister to arrange for horses and ponies to be ridden in the event despite paragraph (1)(h).

(4)     The Minister –

(a)     shall not grant permission under paragraph (3) except with the consent of the Connétable of the parish (or of each parish, if more than one) in which the event is to be held;

(b)     may grant that permission subject to such conditions as the Minister may think fit to impose; and

(c)     may at any time withdraw that permission.”.

3        Regulation 3 amended

In Regulation 3 of the principal Regulations –

(a)     for paragraph (1)(c) there is substituted the following sub-paragraph –

“(c)    park, or cause to be parked or to remain at rest, any vehicle or boat –

(i)      on any slipway, or part of a slipway, not listed in the Schedule, or

(ii)      on any part so listed, for more than 12 hours in any period of 24 hours;”;

(b)     after paragraph (2) there is added the following paragraph –

“(3)    An authorized person has the same power to remove any boat remaining at rest on a slipway in contravention of paragraph (1)(c) as the person has to remove a vehicle from the slipway under the Road Traffic (Removal of Vehicles) (Jersey) Order 1963[5].”.

4        Schedule amended

In the Schedule to the principal Regulations –

(a)     at the end of the sub-heading there are added the words “for up to 12 hours”;

(b)     after the item relating to St. Peter there is inserted the following item –


La Montée du Dicq (West side)”.

5        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Policing of Beaches (Amendment No. 10) (Jersey) Regulations 2012 and come into force on 1st March 2012.

l.-m. hart

Acting Greffier of the States



[1]                                    chapter 23.350

[2]                                    chapter 25.550

[3]                                    chapter 22.600

[4]                                    chapter 22.600.25

[5]                                    chapter 25.550.40

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