Marriage and Civil Status (Approved Premises) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2012

Made                                                                        20th March 2012

Coming into force                                                         2nd April 2012

THE MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS, in pursuance of Articles 18 and 82 of the Marriage and Civil Status (Jersey) Law 2001[1], orders as follows –

1        Interpretation

In This Order “principal Order” means the Marriage and Civil Status (Approved Premises) (Jersey) Order 2002[2].

2        Article 2 amended

For Article 2(2)(a) of the principal Order there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

“(a)    stating whether the application is –

(i)      for approval for a specified marriage,

(ii)      for general approval, for a period of 1 or 3 years, or

(iii)     for general approval, for a period ending on the date that an existing approval for premises made pursuant to a scheme made under Article 13 of the Civil Partnership (Jersey) Law 2012[3] ends; and”.

3        Article 5 amended

In Article 5 of the principal Order –

(a)     in paragraph (2) for the words “paragraph (6)” there shall be substituted the words “paragraphs (6) and (7)”;

(b)     for paragraph (6) there shall be substituted the following paragraphs –

“(6)    If the application is for approval of premises that are approved pursuant to a scheme made under Article 13 of the Civil Partnership (Jersey) Law 2012 for the solemnization of civil partnerships, the approval shall be granted for the period ending on the date that the approval of those premises for the solemnization of civil partnerships ends.

(7)     If an application for renewal of general approval has been made in accordance with paragraphs (4) and (5) and that application has not been finally determined or withdrawn before the date on which the approval would otherwise expire, the approval shall continue in effect until such time as the application is finally determined or withdrawn.”.

4        Article 7 amended

In Article 7(5)(a) of the principal Order, for the words “its decision on review, stating its reasons” there shall be substituted the words “the Minister’s decision on review, stating his or her reasons”.

5        Article 9 amended

In Article 9(2) of the principal Order after the word “Superintendent” there shall be added the word “Registrar”.

6        Schedule 2 amended

In Schedule 2 to the principal Order for the entries appearing under the heading “FEES” there shall be substituted the following paragraphs –

“1.     The fees specified for the purposes of Article 2(3)(b) are as follows –

 

(a)

for an application for approval of premises for a specified marriage

£100

(b)

in a case where approval has been granted in respect of premises for a 1 year or 3 year period for the solemnization of civil partnerships pursuant to a scheme established under Article 13(3) of the Civil Partnership (Jersey) Law 2012, for an application for approval of those premises for a period ending on the date that the said approval for the solemnization of civil partnerships ends

£40

(c)

for an application for approval of premises for a period of 1 year (other than in a case where paragraph (b) applies)

£200

(d)

for an application for approval of premises for a period of 3 years (other than in a case where paragraph (b) applies)

£300

2.       Where an application is made under this Order for an approval for 1 year of premises at the same time as an application is made for approval for 1 year of those premises for the solemnization of civil partnerships pursuant to a scheme established under Article 13(3) of the Civil Partnership (Jersey) Law 2012, the total fee payable in respect of both applications shall be £200.

3.       Where an application is made under this Order for an approval for 3 years of premises at the same time as an application is made for approval for 3 years of those premises for the solemnization of civil partnerships pursuant to a scheme established under Article 13(3) of the Civil Partnership (Jersey) Law 2012, the total fee payable in respect of both applications shall be £300.”.

7        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Marriage and Civil Status (Approved Premises) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2012 and comes into force on 2nd April 2012.

senator b.i. le marquand

Minister for Home Affairs

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 12.600

[2]                                    chapter 12.600.30

[3]                                    L.4/2012


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