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Amendment (No. 40) of the Standing Orders of the States of Jersey

Made                                                                                           10th September 2019

Coming into force                                                                   17th September 2019

THE STATES, in pursuance of Article 48 of the States of Jersey Law 2005[1], have made the following Amendments to the Standing Orders of the States of Jersey[2].

1        Interpretation

In these Amendments, a reference to a standing order by number is a reference to the standing order of that number in the Standing Orders of the States of Jersey[3].

2        Standing order 19 (who can lodge a proposition) amended

In standing order 19 after paragraph (f) there is inserted –

“(fa)   a review panel;”.

3        Standing order 26 (minimum lodging period) amended

In standing order 26(4)(b)(vi) after “scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or review panel”.

4        Standing order 35 (who may present report or comment) amended

In standing order 35(1) after paragraph (f) there is inserted –

“(fa)   a review panel;”.

5        Standing order 72 (referral of draft Law or Regulations for scrutiny) amended

In standing order 72 –

(a)     in paragraphs (1), (2), (3)(b), (4), (5) and (9) after “relevant scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or relevant review panel”;

(b)     after paragraph (7) there is inserted –

“(7A) The relevant review panel is the review panel established for the purpose of reviewing a particular proposal, issue or project to which the draft relates.”;

(c)     in paragraph (8) after “relevant scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or relevant review panel, as the case may be”.

6        Standing order 73 (draft Law or Regulations not referred to scrutiny panel) amended

In standing order 73 –

(a)     in the heading after “to scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or review panel”;

(b)     in paragraph (1)(a) after “relevant scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or relevant review panel”.

7        Standing order 74 (continuation of 2nd reading of draft Law or Regulations: debate on provisions) amended

In standing order 74(1) after “scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or review panel”.

8        Standing order 79 (suspension of debate for the purposes of scrutiny) amended

In standing order 79 –

(a)     in paragraph (1)(b) after “relevant scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or relevant review panel”;

(b)     in paragraph (2)(a) after “scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or review panel”;

(c)     in paragraph (4) after “relevant scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or relevant review panel, as the case may be,”;

(d)     in paragraph (6) after “scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or review panel, as the case may be,”;

(e)     after paragraph (7) there is inserted –

“(7A) The relevant review panel is the review panel established for the purpose of reviewing a particular proposal, issue or project to which the proposition relates.”;

(f)      in paragraph (8) after “relevant scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or relevant review panel”;

(g)     for paragraph (9) there is substituted –

“(9)    If both the chairman and vice chairman of the relevant scrutiny panel or relevant review panel, as the case may be, are absent at a meeting when, under this standing order, information, if given to the States, is to be given by the chairman, the information may be given by any member of the panel.”.

9        Standing order 86 (proposer may move proposition again following suspension of debate, reference back or move to next item) amended

In standing order 86(a) after “scrutiny panel” there is inserted “or review panel”.

10      Standing order 89 (proposals by other members relating to arrangement of public business for future meetings) amended

In standing order 89(2)(c) for “or a scrutiny panel,” there is substituted “, a scrutiny panel or a review panel,”.

11      Standing order 145B (review panels: terms of reference and proceedings) amended

In standing order 145B –

(a)     for paragraph (3) there is substituted –

“(3)    A review panel may, if appropriate, report to the States upon the proposal, issue or project assigned to it and, if appropriate, make recommendations in the report.”;

(b)     paragraphs (4) and (5) are deleted.

12      Citation and commencement

These Amendments may be cited as Amendment (No. 40) of the Standing Orders of the States of Jersey and come into force 7 days after the day they are made.

dr. m. egan

Greffier of the States

 




[1]                                     chapter 16.800

[2]                                     chapter 16.800.15

[3]                                     chapter 16.800.15


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