Self-Determination (Miscellaneous Provisions and Prescribed Fees and Forms) (Jersey)
THE MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES, in pursuance of
Articles 13, 17, 34, 36, 43, 52, 56 and 70 of, and the Schedule to,
the Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016, and of Regulations 15 and 18 of the Capacity and Self-Determination
(Supervision of Delegates, etc.) (Jersey) Regulations 2018, orders as follows –
In this Order –
“Law” means the Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey)
“Regulations” means the Capacity and Self-Determination
(Supervision of Delegates, etc.) (Jersey) Regulations 2018.
as to the effect of LPA
(1) Paragraphs (2)
and (3) set out the information prescribed for the purposes of
paragraph 1(1)(a) and (b), respectively, of Part 1 of the Schedule to
the Law, and no instrument purporting to confer a lasting power of attorney is
valid unless it contains that information.
information mentioned in paragraph (1) and prescribed for the purposes of
paragraph 1(1)(a) is as follows –
“You, all of your attorneys, replacement attorneys and
witnesses must sign this lasting power of attorney to form a legal agreement
By signing this lasting power of attorney, you (the donor) are
appointing people (attorneys) to make decisions for you.
LPAs are governed by the Capacity
and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 (CSDL), regulations made under it and the CSDL Code of
must have regard to these documents. The Code of Practice is available on
Your attorneys must follow the principles of the CSDL:
Your attorneys must assume that you can make your own decisions unless it is
established that you cannot do so.
Your attorneys must help you to make as many of your own decisions as you
can. They must take all practical steps to help you to make a decision. They
can only treat you as unable to make a decision if they have not succeeded in
helping you make a decision through those steps.
Your attorneys must not treat you as unable to make a decision simply because
you make an unwise decision.
Your attorneys must act and make decisions in your best interests when you
are unable to make a decision.
Before your attorneys make a decision or act for you, they must consider whether
they can make the decision or act in a way that is less restrictive of your
rights and freedom but still achieves the purpose.
Your attorneys must always act in your best interests. This is explained in the LPA guide and in the CSDL Code
Before this LPA can be used it must be registered by the
attorneys can only use this LPA if you don’t have capacity or, in the
case of a property and affairs LPA, you permit them to act on your behalf
where you still retain capacity.
Cancelling your LPA: You can cancel this LPA at any time, as long as you have
capacity to do so. It doesn’t matter if the LPA has been registered or
Your will and your LPA: Your attorneys cannot use this LPA to change your will.
This LPA will expire when you die. Your attorneys must then send the
registered LPA, any certified copies and a copy of your death certificate to
the Judicial Greffe.”.
information mentioned in paragraph (1) and prescribed for the purposes of
paragraph 1(1)(b) is as follows –
“LPAs are governed by the CSDL, regulations made under it and the
CSDL Code of Practice. Attorneys must have regard to these documents. The
Code of Practice is available online.
By signing this section I understand and confirm all of the following:
• I am aged 18 or over
• I have read this lasting power of attorney (LPA)
• I have a duty to act based on the principles of the CSDL
and to have regard to the CSDL Code of Practice
• I must make decisions and act in the best interests of
• I must take into account any instructions or preferences
set out in this LPA
• I can make decisions and act only when this LPA has been
registered and when the donor lacks capacity (except
in the case of a property and affairs LPA, in which case the LPA may contain
provision permitting the making of decisions where the donor does not lack
Further statement by a substitute attorney: I understand that I have the
authority to act under this LPA only after an original attorney’s
appointment is terminated. I must notify the Judicial Greffe if this happens.”.
who may witness execution of LPA
The following descriptions of person are those prescribed for the
purposes of paragraph 1(1)(c) and (2) of Part 1 of the Schedule to
the Law, namely –
member of the Assembly of the States of Jersey;
Jurat of the Royal Court;
advocate or solicitor of the Royal Court;
person admitted as a barrister to the Bar of England and Wales or as a
solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales or similarly qualified
under the laws of any other jurisdiction;
member of the Jersey Society of Chartered and Certified Accountants or of an
equivalent professional body in any other jurisdiction;
person registered as a medical practitioner under the Medical Practitioners
(Registration) (Jersey) Law 1960;
person registered under the Health Care (Registration) (Jersey) Law 1995;
other person, of a similar standing to those described in paragraphs (a)
to (h), as the Judicial Greffe may consider appropriate.
in connection with registration of LPA
fee which must accompany every application for registration of a lasting power
of attorney under Part 2 of the Schedule to the Law –
the case of an applicant in receipt of a qualifying benefit, is £10;
the case of any other applicant, is £25.
paragraph (1)(a), “qualifying benefit” has the same meaning as
is given to that expression by Regulation 15(7) of the Regulations.
prescribed for registration of LPA
The period prescribed for the purpose of paragraph 3(1) of
Part 2 of the Schedule to the Law is the period of 4 weeks beginning
with the latest date on which the Judicial Greffe gave notice, under paragraph 2
of Part 2 of that Schedule, of receipt of the application for
for disclaimer of appointment under LPA
For the purposes of Article 17(5) of the Law, the disclaimer by
A of an appointment must be made –
notice given in writing to P that A disclaims the appointment; and
A’s sending a copy of such notice to the Judicial Greffe, and to any
other person who at that time is also appointed and acting as A under the
lasting power of attorney in question.
of delegates by the Viscount: prescribed scale of fees
(1) Paragraph (2)
has effect to prescribe the scale of fees for the purposes of
Regulation 15 of the Regulations.
supervision fee payable in accordance with Regulation 15 is –
relation to the basic level of supervision, £32 per annum;
relation to the enhanced level of supervision, £320 per annum.
fee payable in respect of an initial assessment by the Viscount of the
appropriate level of supervision is £100.
and expenses of delegates
a person is appointed by the Court under Article 24 of the Law as a
delegate in relation to P’s property and affairs, paragraphs (3) to
(8) apply –
regards fees, where the Court also directs that the person is entitled to
receive remuneration; and
regards expenses, in every case.
person who (having acted as a curator until the date on which the Regulations
come into force) is a delegate by the operation of Regulation 22, is
entitled to repayment of expenses and to receive remuneration –
the case of a professional delegate, in accordance with paragraphs (3) and
(5), and notwithstanding Regulation 22(3)(c), paragraphs (6) and (7);
the case of a delegate other than a professional delegate, in accordance with
paragraphs (4) and (5).
professional delegate is entitled to charge, and be paid out of P’s
estate, his or her usual professional fees for doing, and repayment of expenses
properly incurred by the delegate in employing another professional person to
do, any work in connection with the administration of P’s property and
delegate who is not a professional delegate is entitled to charge, and be paid
out of P’s estate, fees for doing any work as delegate in connection with
the administration of P’s property and affairs, and to repayment out of
P’s estate of any expenses properly incurred by the delegate in employing
an advocate, solicitor or other professional person to do, in connection with
the administration of P’s property and affairs, any work normally
requiring professional assistance.
fees and expenses mentioned in paragraphs (3) and (4) must be reasonable
and proportionate, having regard in particular to –
total value of P’s assets;
amount of work carried out (whether calculated by number of hours, or in any
other manner), and the nature and scope of the tasks comprised in such work;
respect only of fees under paragraph (4), the limits prescribed by Article 9.
the purpose of demonstrating that fees or expenses are reasonable and
proportionate, a delegate must –
to the Judicial Greffe, in accordance with paragraph (7), an annual plan
which must include –
statement of actions which the delegate anticipates may be necessary on behalf
of P (such as, and without limitation, any sale of immovable property or
realization of investments),
statement of any amounts which the delegate anticipates may accrue to P as a
result of any such actions,
estimate of anticipated expenditure for P’s maintenance and benefit, and
estimate of the delegate’s anticipated fees and expenses;
the end of each period to which an annual plan relates or as soon afterwards as
may be reasonable (but in any event no later than 3 months after the end of the
period), prepare and send to the Judicial Greffe a report, which must set
statement of the work done by the delegate or by any person employed by the
delegate in connection with the administration of P’s property and
account of all monies received and expended by the delegate acting in such
capacity on behalf of P, and
of the delegate’s actual fees charged and expenses incurred for the
an inventory of P’s property, assets and liabilities –
the Judicial Greffe, at the commencement and at the end of the period of
appointment or as soon afterwards as may be reasonable, but in any event within
no more than 3 months of the commencement or end of the period, and
to the Judicial Greffe or to the Viscount, as either may require from time to
annual plan mentioned in paragraph (6)(a) must be provided –
the commencement of the delegate’s appointment; and
the appointment lasts for a year or more, on each anniversary of the
or as soon afterwards as may be reasonable, but in any event no
later than 3 months after the commencement of the appointment, or the
anniversary, as the case may be.
this Article “professional delegate” means a person who –
on the business of providing financial or legal services; and
appointed to provide such services in the capacity of a delegate in relation to
P’s property and affairs.
of fees of delegates other than professional delegates
The financial limit prescribed under Article 34(7) of the Law,
in relation to delegates entitled to fees under Article 8(4), is the
appropriate percentage as set out in the following table –
Gross annual income of P
Percentage of such income which may be charged
Not exceeding £10,000
£10,001 or over, but not exceeding £25,000:
on first £10,000
on the amount between £10,001 and £25,000
£25,001 or over:
on first £10,000
on the amount between £10,001 and £25,000
on the amount exceeding £25,001
10 Requirements to
disclose information for purpose of monitoring authorizations under Part 5
of the Law
Article applies to the Commission, M, and a registered person, for the purposes
mentioned in Article 56(1) of the Law.
person to whom this Article applies must, if required to do so by the Minister,
disclose to the Minister –
the case of the Commission, any information disclosed to the Commission by M
pursuant to the Regulation of Care (Jersey) Law 2014;
the case of M –
care plan made in respect of P, and
relevant, any policy (whether relating to the operation of the relevant place
generally, or to the imposition of restrictions on P’s liberty) applying
in the relevant place in respect of P;
the case of a registered person, any information concerning P which is held by
that person under the Long-Term Care (Jersey) Law 2012.
11 Prescribed forms
forms prescribed, for the purposes of paragraph 1(1) of Part 1 (form
of instrument conferring a lasting power of attorney) and paragraph 1(2)
of Part 2 (application for registration of lasting power of attorney) of
the Schedule to the Law, are those which are accessible through, and appear, on
the date on which this Order comes into force, at https://www.gov.je/caring/capacity/pages/lastingpowerofattorney.aspx, or such other forms (accessible
through, and appearing at, the same address) as the Minister may agree from
time to time.
following forms, which are set out in the Schedule, are those prescribed for
the following purposes of the Law –
Number identifying form
Purposes (and provisions
of Law) for which form is prescribed
Request for assessment for purposes of, and request for renewal
of, a standard authorization (Article 43(3)(b) and 52(3)(a))
Acknowledgement of application for registration of lasting power
of attorney (Schedule, Part 2, para 2)
Notification of registration of lasting power of attorney
(Schedule, Part 2, para 6)
This Order may be cited as
the Capacity and Self-Determination (Miscellaneous Provisions and Prescribed
Fees and Forms) (Jersey) Order 2018.