States of Jersey (Transfer of Functions No. 1) (Home Affairs to Transport and Technical Services) (Jersey) Regulations 2006

Made                                                                           25th April 2006

Coming into force                                                           1st May 2006

THE STATES, in pursuance of Article 28 of the States of Jersey Law 2005[1], have made the following Regulations –

1        Interpretation

In these Regulations –

receiving Minister” means the Minister for Transport and Technical Services;

transferring Minister” means the Minister for Home Affairs.

2        Functions and connected rights and liabilities transferred

(1)     There shall be transferred to the receiving Minister the functions of the transferring Minister under –

(a)     the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935[2];

(b)     the Motor Traffic (Third-Party Insurance) (Jersey) Law 1948[3];

(c)     the Motor Vehicle Races (Jersey) Law 1946[4];

(d)     the Motor Vehicle Registration (Jersey) Law 1993[5];

(e)     the Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Jersey) Regulations 1958[6]; and

(f)      the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956[7], with the exception of those under Articles 30 and 31.

(2)     All rights enjoyed and liabilities incurred by the transferring Minister in connection with the functions transferred by paragraph (1) shall be transferred to the receiving Minister and become the rights and liabilities of the receiving Minister.

(3)     A provision of a contract or other instrument that specifies that a right or liability of the transferring Minister is incapable of transfer shall, to the extent that it applies to a right or liability transferred by paragraph (2), be of no effect.

(4)     The operation of paragraph (2) shall not be regarded –

(a)     as a breach of contract or confidence or otherwise as a civil wrong;

(b)     as a breach of any contractual provision prohibiting, restricting or regulating the assignment or transfer of rights or liabilities; or

(c)     as giving rise to any remedy by a party to a contract or other instrument, as an event of default under any contract or other instrument or as causing or permitting the termination of any contract or other instrument, or of any obligation or relationship.

3        Consequential amendments of enactments

The Schedule shall have effect to amend enactments consequentially upon the transfers effected by Regulation 2.

4        Transitional provisions

(1)     The transfers effected by Regulation 2 shall not prejudice the operation of any appointment, approval, authorization, consent, delegation, determination, direction, instruction, requirement or other thing that is, before these Regulations come into force, made, given or done by the transferring Minister in relation to the functions, rights and liabilities so transferred, but such matter shall, if then in force, continue in force to the like extent and subject to the like provisions as if it had been duly made, given or done by the receiving Minister.

(2)     Anything commenced before these Regulations comes into force by or under the authority of the transferring Minister may, so far as it relates to any of the functions, rights and liabilities transferred by Regulation 2, be carried on and completed by or under the authority of the receiving Minister.

(3)     Where, at the coming into force of these Regulations, any legal proceeding is pending to which the transferring Minister is a party and the proceeding has reference to any of the functions, rights and liabilities transferred by Regulation 2, the receiving Minister shall be substituted in the proceeding for the transferring Minister and the proceeding shall not abate by reason of the substitution.

5        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the States of Jersey (Transfer of Functions No. 1) (Home Affairs to Transport and Technical Services) (Jersey) Regulations 2006 and shall come into force on 1st May 2006.

m.n. de la haye

Greffier of the States


SCHEDULE

(Regulation 3)

Enactments Amended

1        Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935

(1)     A reference in this paragraph to an Article is to the Article of that number in the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935.

(2)     In Article 1(1), for the definition “Minister” there shall be substituted the following definition –

“ ‘Minister’ means the Minister for Transport and Technical Services;”.

(3)     Article A14 shall be revoked.

(4)     Article 36(4) shall be revoked.

(5)     In Article 42(3)(a), the words “or the Minister for Transport and Technical Services” shall be deleted.

(6)     In Article 44(2) –

(a)     sub-paragraph (c) shall be revoked;

(b)     for sub-paragraph (d) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

“(d)    a person who is, or is acting as, an officer, employee or agent of the Minister, or performing a duty or exercising a power on behalf of the Minister; and”.

(7)     In Article 45 –

(a)     in paragraphs (1), (2) and (3), for the words “a Minister” there shall be substituted the words “the Minister”;

(b)     in paragraphs (1) and (2), for the words “that Minister” there shall be substituted the words “the Minister”;

(c)     in paragraph (7), the word “appropriate” shall be deleted.

(8)     In Article 46(1) –

(a)     the words “or, as the case may be, the Minister for Transport and Technical Services,” shall be deleted;

(b)     for the words “either Minister” there shall be substituted the words “the Minister”.

2        Motor Traffic (Third-Party Insurance) (Jersey) Law 1948

In the Motor Traffic (Third-Party Insurance) (Jersey) Law 1948 –

(a)     in Article 1(1) –

(i)      the definition “Committee” shall be deleted,

(ii)      after the definition “insurance disc” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“ ‘Minister’ means the Minister for Transport and Technical Services;”;

(b)     in the following places and provisions, for the word “Committee”, in each place that it appears, there shall be substituted the word “Minister” –

(i)      in Article 1(1), in the definition “prescribed”,

(ii)      Article 2(4)(b),

(iii)     Article 4(1), (2) and (3),

(iv)     Article 17(1),

(v)     Article 18(4),

(vi)     Article 19(1).

3        Motor Vehicle Races (Jersey) Law 1946

In the Motor Vehicle Races (Jersey) Law 1946 –

(a)     in Article 1, for the definition “Minister there shall be substituted the following definition –

“ ‘Minister’ means the Minister for Transport and Technical Services;”;

(b)     in Article 2(1), the words “and after consultation with the Minister for Transport and Technical Services,” shall be deleted.

4        Motor Vehicle Registration (Jersey) Law 1993

In Article 1(1) of the Motor Vehicle Registration (Jersey) Law 1993, for the definition “Minister” there shall be substituted the following definition –

“ ‘Minister’ means the Minister for Transport and Technical Services;”.

5        Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Jersey) Regulations 1958

In the Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Jersey) Regulations 1958 –

(a)     before Article 1 there shall be inserted the following Article –

“A1   Interpretation

In these Regulations “Minister” means the Minister for Transport and Technical Services.”.

(b)     in the following provisions the words “for Home Affairs” shall be deleted –

(i)      Regulation 1(1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7) and (8),

(ii)      Regulation 2(5),

(iii)     Schedule 3, paragraphs 2, 3 and 4, in each place where the words appear.

6        Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956

(1)     In this paragraph a reference to an Article is to the Article of that number in the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956.

(2)     In Article 1(1) –

(a)     in the definition “licensing authority” the words “for Home Affairs” shall be deleted;

(b)     after the definition “medical exemption certificate” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“ ‘the Minister’, without further description, means the Minister for Transport and Technical Services;”.

(3)     In the following Articles the words “for Home Affairs”, in each place that they appear, shall be deleted –

(a)     Article 5(1);

(b)     Article 6(1), (3), (4) and (5);

(c)     Article 7(1);

(d)     Article 8(2);

(e)     Article 12;

(f)      Article 20(3)(d) and (5);

(g)     Article 43(2), (3) and (4);

(h)     Article 71(1), (3) and (4);

(i)      Article 74(3);

(j)      Article 78(3) and (4);

(k)     Article 85, in the heading and paragraphs (1) and (2).

(4)     In the following Articles the words “for Transport and Technical Services”, in each place that they appear, shall be deleted –

(a)     Article 21(2);

(b)     Article 40(3);

(c)     Article 46(1);

(d)     Article 58(1);

(e)     Article 60(1), (2), (3), (4) and (5);

(f)      Article 62(1);

(g)     Article 63(1), (2) and (3);

(h)     Article 64(1), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6);

(i)      Article 65(5);

(j)      Article 68(2)(a);

(k)     Article 69(1) and (7);

(l)      Article 72(1), (2), (3), (5) and (6).

(5)     In the following Articles for the words “Provision may be made by Order” there shall be substituted the words “The Minister may by Order make provision” –

(a)     Article 8(4);

(b)     Article 20(2) and (7);

(c)     Article 41(1);

(d)     Article 44(2);

(e)     Article 45(1);

(f)      Article 56(1);

(g)     Article 59(1);

(h)     Article 69(2);

(i)      Article 77(1);

(j)      Article 80(1), (2) and (3).

(6)     In Article 42(1) after the words “Except as provided by Order” there shall be inserted the words “made by the Minister”.

(7)     In Article 42(3) for the words “Provisions may be made by Order” there shall be substituted the words “The Minister may by Order make provisions”.

(8)     In Article 84 –

(a)     for paragraph (1) there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(1)    The Minister may make Orders to prescribe anything which may be prescribed under this Law and generally for the purpose of carrying this Law into effect.”;

(b)     paragraph (1AA) shall be deleted;

(c)     in paragraph (1A) the words “for Home Affairs”, in each place that they appear, shall be deleted.

7        Motor Cars (Driving Instruction) (Jersey) Order 1982

In Schedule 1 to the Motor Cars (Driving Instruction) (Jersey) Order 1982[8], in Form 3, for the words “MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS” there shall be substituted the words “MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT AND TECHNICAL SERVICES”.

8        Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Jersey) Order 1998

In the Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Jersey) Order 1998[9] –

(a)     in Article 1(1), after the definition “maximum total design axle weight” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“ ‘Minister’ means, except in Article 74(2)(c)(ii), the Minister for Transport and Technical Services;”;

(b)     in Article 108(2)(e), the words “for Transport and Technical Services” shall be deleted.

9        Road Traffic (St. Lawrence) (Jersey) Order 1990

In Articles 11(1) and (2) and 14 of the Road Traffic (St. Lawrence) (Jersey) Order 1990[10], for the words “Minister for Home Affairs” there shall be substituted the words “Minister for Transport and Technical Services”.

10      Traffic Signs (Jersey) Order 1968

In the definition “primary route” in Article 1(1) and in Article 18(1), (2) and (3), of the Traffic Signs (Jersey) Order 1968[11] for the words “Minister for Home Affairs” there shall be substituted the words “Minister for Transport and Technical Services”.

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 16.800

[2]                                    chapter 25.200

[3]                                    chapter 25.250

[4]                                    chapter 25.300

[5]                                    chapter 25.350

[6]                                    chapter 25.400.50

[7]                                    chapter 25.550

[8]                                    chapter 25.550.04

[9]                                    chapter 25.550.08

[10]                                   chapter 25.550.54

[11]                                   chapter 25.550.68


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