(Individuals) (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 2016
Made 4th April 2016
Coming into force 8th
THE CHIEF MINISTER, in pursuance of Articles 2, 5(1), 7(2) and (3), 8(2)(c), 18(1)(a)
and 21 of the Debt Remission (Individuals) (Jersey) Law 2016, orders as follows –
In this Order “Law” means the Debt
Remission (Individuals) (Jersey) Law 2016.
following shall be excluded debts for the purposes of the Law –
payment ordered in family proceedings including a maintenance order;
(d) a sum
payable by an individual under the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974, the Health Insurance (Jersey)
Law 1967 or the Long-Term Care
(Jersey) Law 2012;
(e) an amount
payable by an individual and due as described in Article 45(3)(a) to (e)
of the Income Tax (Jersey) Law 1961 and an amount due as
described in Article 47(8) of the Goods and Services Tax (Jersey)
ordered in civil proceedings for negligence or breach of statutory or
(g) a debt
incurred as a result of fraud.
this Article –
“civil proceedings” means any proceedings in or before
any court or tribunal that are not criminal proceedings;
“compensation order” has the meaning given by
Article 2(1) of the Criminal Justice (Compensation Orders) (Jersey)
“family proceedings” means proceedings within the
jurisdiction of the Family Division of the Royal Court and specified in
Rule 3/1(2) of the Royal Court Rules 2004;
“maintenance order” has the meaning given in
Article 1(1) of the Maintenance Orders (Enforcement) (Jersey) Law 1999.
Jersey Citizens Advice Bureau Limited is approved as an intermediary.
The Register shall be kept in the form contained in Schedule 1
and the Viscount shall enter the information specified in that form for each
debtor in respect of whom a debt remission order is granted.
for copies or extract of Register
The fees for the supply of certified or uncertified copies or
extracts of entries in the Register under Article 7(3) of the Law shall be
as specified in Schedule 2.
and documents for objection
The information and documents to support an objection under Article 8(2)
of the Law shall include statements of accounts and other information and
documents that would assist the Viscount in considering the objection.
on credit during moratorium period
During the moratorium period applicable to a debt remission order
made in relation to a debtor, the maximum amount of credit prescribed for the
purposes of Article 18(1)(a) of the Law shall be £500.00.
This Order may be cited as
the Debt Remission (Individuals) (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 2016
and shall come into force on the same day that the Debt Remission (Individuals)
(Jersey) Law 2016 comes into force.
senator a.k.f. green, m.b.e.
for and on behalf of