Unlawful Public Entertainments (Jersey) Regulations 2016

Revised Edition

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Unlawful Public Entertainments (Jersey) Regulations 2016

THE STATES, in pursuance of the Order in Council dated 14th April 1884[1], have made the following Regulations –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1        Organizing an unlawful public entertainment an offence

(1)     A person who organizes or is otherwise concerned in providing an unlawful public entertainment commits an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of 6 months and to a fine.

(2)     For the purposes of paragraph (1), a public entertainment is unlawful if it is held without the permission of the Bailiff.

(3)     The Bailiff may grant permission for the provision of a public entertainment subject to such conditions as the Bailiff thinks fit.

2        Contravention of condition of permission an offence

An organizer of, or a person otherwise concerned in providing, a public entertainment commits an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of 6 months and to a fine if –

(a)     any condition of the Bailiff’s permission for the entertainment is contravened; and

(b)     the organizer of, or person otherwise concerned in providing, the entertainment did not take all reasonable precautions to avoid the contravention.

3        Offences by body corporate, etc.

(1)     In this Regulation –

relevant offence” means an offence that is committed by a limited liability partnership, a separate limited partnership, an incorporated limited partnership or another body corporate;

relevant person” means –

(a)     if the relevant offence is committed by a limited liability partnership, a partner of the partnership;

(b)     if the relevant offence is committed by a separate limited partnership or an incorporated limited partnership –

(i)      a general partner, or

(ii)      a limited partner who is participating in the management of the partnership;

(c)     if the relevant offence is committed by a body corporate other than an incorporated limited partnership –

(i)      a director, manager, secretary or other similar officer of the body corporate, and

(ii)      if the affairs of the body corporate are managed by its members, a member who is acting in connection with the member’s functions of management; and

(d)     a person purporting to act in any capacity described in sub-paragraphs (a) to (c) in relation to the partnership or body that commits the relevant offence.

(2)     If a relevant offence under Regulation 1 or 2 is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of a relevant person, that relevant person is also guilty of the offence and liable in the same manner as the partnership or body corporate to the penalty provided for that offence.

(3)     If a relevant offence under Regulation 2 is proved to be attributable to any neglect on the part of a relevant person, that relevant person is also guilty of the offence and liable in the same manner as the partnership or body corporate to the penalty provided for that offence.

4        Saving of customary law

Nothing in these Regulations is to be taken as abolishing, modifying or prejudicing any offence against the customary law.

5        Citation, commencement and duration

(1)     These Regulations may be cited as the Unlawful Public Entertainments (Jersey) Regulations 2016.

(2)     These Regulations come into force on 21st July 2016 and remain in force for 3 years from that date.

 

 


Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Legislation

Year and No

Commencement

Unlawful Public Entertainments (Jersey) Regulations 2016

R&O.75/2016

21 July 2016

Table of Renumbered Provisions

Original

Current

None

 

Table of Endnote References



[1]                                    chapter 16.700


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