States of Jersey Employees (Amendment No. 8) (Jersey) Regulations 2017
Made 28th March 2017
Coming into force 29th
THE STATES, in pursuance of Article 42 of the Employment of States of Jersey
Employees (Jersey) Law 2005, have made the following
In these Regulations “Law” means the Employment of
States of Jersey Employees (Jersey) Law 2005.
2 Article 18
In Article 18 of the Law –
(a) for paragraphs (4) and (5) there shall be substituted
the following paragraphs –
“(4) Subject to paragraph (5),
a Commissioner shall not hold office for a period exceeding 9 years
regardless of whether, during the period of holding office, the Commissioner
holds office for a term that is less than 9 years and is re-appointed and
regardless of whether during all or any part of that period the Commissioner
holds office as Chairman.
(5) In exceptional circumstances, a
Commissioner’s appointment (whether or not as Chairman) may be extended
by a period of not more than 12 months beyond the period of 9 years
referred to in paragraph (4) for the purpose of facilitating a transition
period before a replacement is appointed.
(5A) Where paragraph (5) applies, the total period for
which a Commissioner holds office shall not, in any event, extend beyond a
period of 10 years.”;
(b) paragraphs (7) and (8) shall be deleted;
(c) in paragraph (9) the words “For the purposes of paragraphs (7)
and (8),” shall be deleted.”.
3 Article 26AA
After Article 26 of the Law there shall be inserted the
following Article –
to the post of Chief Executive Officer
(1) This Article applies –
(a) when a recruitment
is carried out for the appointment of a person to the post of Chief Executive
anything in Article 26 to the contrary.
(2) The States
Employment Board shall require the Commission to nominate a Commissioner or
Commissioners who are to be involved in the recruitment to that post.
(3) The Commissioner or Commissioners nominated
under paragraph (2) shall be involved in deciding –
(a) which candidates
for recruitment shall be interviewed;
(b) which candidates
following interview have met the required standard for recruitment; and
(c) which candidate is
to be offered the post.
(4) The States
Employment Board shall nominate a person other than a Commissioner who shall be
responsible for overseeing the recruitment to ensure that –
(a) it is fair,
efficient and conducted in accordance with best practice and principles; and
(b) the successful
candidate is appointed on merit.
(5) The person nominated under paragraph (4)
shall chair any meeting at which candidates are interviewed but shall not be
involved in deciding any of the matters referred to in paragraph (3).”.
These Regulations may be cited as the Employment of States of Jersey
Employees (Amendment No. 8) (Jersey) Regulations 2017 and shall come
into force the day after they are made.
dr. m. egan
Greffier of the States