Financial Services Ombudsman (Disclosure of Information – Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

Made                                                                       22nd March 2018

Coming into force                                                          5th April 2018

THE STATES, in pursuance of Article 21 of the Financial Services Ombudsman (Jersey) Law 2014[1], have made the following Regulations –

1        Amendment of Financial Services Ombudsman (Jersey) Law 2014

In Article 21(3) of the Financial Services Ombudsman (Jersey) Law 2014[2], after sub-paragraph (a) there is inserted the following sub-paragraph –

“(aa)  without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (2)(d), to the public by the OFSO or any person acting on its behalf, for the purpose of explaining the incidence of complaints, or of descriptions of complaints, if –

(i)      that disclosure is in the form of a statistical summary of information about complaints or descriptions of complaints, and

(ii)      the summary is so framed as not to enable the public to ascertain from it –

(A)    the substance of any particular complaint, or

(B)     the identity of any person, other than a person named in (or otherwise identifiable from) the summary as a person against whom a complaint has been made;”.

2        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Financial Services Ombudsman (Disclosure of Information – Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2018 and come into force 14 days after they are made.

dr. m. egan

Greffier of the States


[1]                                    chapter 13.255

[2]                                    chapter 13.255

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