Prison (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Rules 2017

Made                                                                   27th September 2017

Coming into force                                               28th September 2017

THE MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS, in pursuance of Article 29 of the Prison (Jersey) Law 1957[1], orders as follows –

1        Rule 83 amended

For Rule 83(2) of the Prison (Jersey) Rules 2007[2] there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(2)    If a matter is referred to the police under paragraph (1) –

(a)     the Governor must not take action, nor appoint a person to take action, against the prisoner under these Rules if the prisoner is charged with an offence in relation to the matter referred;

(b)     the Governor may only take action against the prisoner, or appoint a person to take action against the prisoner, under these Rules if the prisoner has been informed by the Governor that he or she will not be charged with any offence in respect of the matter referred.”.

2        Rule 90 amended

Rule 90(2) of the Prison (Jersey) Rules 2007[3] shall be deleted.

3        Citation and commencement

These Rules may be cited as the Prison (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Rules 2017 and shall come into force the day after they are made.


Minister for Home Affairs



[1]                                    chapter 23.775

[2]                                    chapter 23.775.30

[3]                                    chapter 23.775.30

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