Control of Housing and Work (Fees) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2017

Made                                                                           16th June 2017

Coming into force                                                            1st July 2017

THE CHIEF MINISTER, in pursuance of Articles 3(3), 20(3), 26(3), 31 and 44 of the Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012[1], orders as follows –

1        Interpretation

In this Order, a reference to an Article by number and without more is a reference to the Article of the same number in the Control of Housing and Work (Fees) (Jersey) Order 2013[2].

2        Article 2 amended

(1)     For paragraphs (1) to (3) of Article 2 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(1)    The fee to accompany an application for a registration card by a person who has Licensed or Registered status is £80 if –

(a)     prior to the application, the person has never been issued with a registration card; and

(b)     at the date of the application, the person is not less than 19 years of age.”.

(2)     Paragraph (4) shall be renumbered as paragraph (2), and in that paragraph for the amount “£5,000” there shall be substituted the amount “£7,500”.

3        Article 2A (and relevant enabling power) inserted

(1)     After Article 2 there shall be inserted the following Article –

“2A   Fee to accompany application by legal person for consent to acquire land

The fee to accompany an application by a legal person for consent to acquire land as a party to a specified transaction is £500, if the consideration agreed in respect of the acquisition is £25,000 or more.”.

(2)     In the preamble to the Control of Housing and Work (Fees) (Jersey) Order 2013[3], after the words “Article 3(3),” there shall be inserted the word “20(3),”.

4        Article 3 substituted

For the text of Article 3 there shall be substituted the following –

“(1)    Where an application is made for a business licence by a non-resident undertaking, the fee to accompany the application is the fee listed in column 2 of the following table, opposite the entry in column 1 of the table stating the number of days for which, during the period of 12 months beginning with the date of grant of the licence, the undertaking proposes to operate in Jersey –

 

Number of days of proposed operation in 12-month period

Fee to accompany application (£)

up to 30 days

500

31 to 60 days

1,000

61 to 90 days

1,500

91 to 180 days

2,000

181 to 270 days

2,750

271 to 365 days

3,500.

(2)     Upon an application such as described in paragraph (1), no licence shall be granted for any period exceeding 12 months.”.

5        Article 5 amended

(1)     In Article 5(1) for the amount “£175” there shall be substituted the amount “£225”.

(2)     For Article 5(2) there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(2)    An annual charge payable under this Article –

(a)     is payable in respect of each Licensed person permitted by an undertaking’s business licence to work in or for the undertaking on 1st November in any year, regardless of the number of such persons working for the undertaking on that day; and

(b)     must be paid by 31st December in that same year.”.

6        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Control of Housing and Work (Fees) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2017 and shall come into force on 1st July 2017.

senator p.f. routier, m.b.e.

for and on behalf of
Chief Minister

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 18.150

[2]                                    chapter 18.150.15

[3]                                    chapter 18.150.15


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