SUMMARY OF LEGISLATION

BAILIWICK OF JERSEY

1 January–30 April 2018

1. LAWS ADOPTED BY THE STATES

(a)    Data Protection (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.116/2017—adopted in 3rd reading 18.1.18)

This Law repeals and replaces the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005 in a manner equivalent to and consistent with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) and an associated Directive (2016/680).

(b)   Data Protection Authority (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.117/2017—adopted in 3rd reading 18.1.18)

This Law contains provisions which are equivalent to and consistent with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) and is mainly concerned with the establishment of a new Data Protection Authority and its functions.

(c)   States of Jersey (Appointment Procedures) (Jersey) Law 201-

        P.97/2017—adopted in 3rd reading 30.1.18)

This Law implements a new appointment procedure for a large number of bodies and offices makes provision for the States Assembly to be notified when bodies and offices established by Standing Orders terminate an appointment.

(d)   Connétables (Amendment No 2) (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.112/2017—adopted in 3rd reading 17.1.18)

This Law makes provision relating to qualifications for election and holding office as a Connétable identical to the qualifications required for Senators and Deputies.

(e)    Marriage and Civil Status (Amendment No 4) (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.91/2017—adopted in 3rd reading 1.2.18)

This Law permits the solemnization of marriages between persons of the same sex, permits the solemnization of marriages by conversion of civil partnerships, and makes changes to the formalities for marriages and the registration requirements for births and deaths.

(f)        Consumer Protection (Unfair Practices) (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.130/2017—adopted in 3rd reading 21.2.18)

This Law confers protection on Jersey consumers against unfair commercial practices in relation to contracts for the supply of services and contracts for the sale or hire-purchase of goods.

(g)   Signing of Instruments (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.10/2018—adopted in 3rd reading 6.3.18)

This Law makes several amendments concerning the execution of instruments by persons with a disability who are unable to sign documents.

(h)   European Union (Repeal and Amendment) (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.16/2018—adopted in 3rd reading 6.3.18)

This Law makes changes to legislation governing Jersey’s relationship with the European Union arising from the United Kingdom’s exit from the EU.

(i)    Criminal Procedure (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.118/2017—adopted in 3rd reading 20.3.18)

This Law repeals and re-enacts, with modifications, a number of statutes concerning criminal procedure.

(j)    Machinery of Government (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.1/2018—adopted in 3rd reading 20.3.18)

This Law establishes a single legal entity for the Government of Jersey and establishes the Chief Executive Officer as the Principal Accountable Officer for public administration.

(k)   Sexual Offences (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.18/2018—adopted in 3rd reading 21.3.18)

This Law consolidates most of the current statutory and customary law sexual offences into a single enactment, creates new offences and makes amendments to other statutory sexual offences.

(l)    Stamp Duties and Fees (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.21/2018—adopted in 3rd reading 22.3.18)

This Law removes the requirement for a physical stamp to be affixed to documents on which stamp duty is liable to be paid.

(m)  Trusts (Amendment No 7) (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.23/2018—adopted in 3rd reading 22.3.18)

This Law makes miscellaneous changes to the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984.

(n)   Capacity and Self-Determination (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.42/2018—adopted in 3rd reading 9.4.18)

This Law amends the Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 with regard to a Regulation making power conferred on the States for fees to be charged under that Law.


(o)   Forfeiture of Assets (Civil Proceedings) (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.55/2018—adopted in 3rd reading 10.4.18)

This Law provides for the circumstances in which assets suspected of being tainted property may be legally seized by authorized officers, and restrained or forfeited, by court order.

(p)   Human Transplantation and Anatomy (Jersey) Law 201-

        (P.57/2018—adopted in 3rd reading 10.4.18)

This Law makes provision concerning the storage, removal and use of the body, or relevant material from the body, of a deceased person for the purposes of transplantation, teaching of anatomy and other purposes.

2. LAWS, ORDERS IN COUNCIL, ETC REGISTERED IN THE ROYAL COURT

(a)    Building Loans (Amendment No 13) (Jersey) Law 2018

        (L.1/2018—registered 16.2.18. In force 17.2.18)

(b)   Customs and Excise (Amendment No 8) (Jersey) Law 2018

        (L.2/2018—registered 16.2.18. In force 23.2.18)

(c)   Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018

(L.3/2018—registered 16.2.18. In force 25.5.18 with some exceptions)

(d)   Data Protection Authority (Jersey) Law 2018

        (L.4/2018—registered 16.2.18. In force 25.5.18)

(e)    Loi (2018) (Amendement No 6) sur la propriété foncière

        (L.5/2018—registered 16.2.18. In force 23.2.18)

(f)        Maintenance Orders (Enforcement) (Amendment No 3) (Jersey) Law 2018

        (L.6/2018—registered 16.2.18. In force 23.2.18)

(g)   Royal Court (Amendment No 15) (Jersey) Law 2018

        (L.7/2018—registered 16.2.18. In force 17.2.18)

(h)   Statistics and Census (Jersey) Law 2018

        (L.8/2018—registered 16.2.18. In force 23.2.18)

(i)    The Communications (Television Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.36/2018—registered 23.3.18. In force 1.4.18)

(j)    Connétables (Amendment No 2) (Jersey) Law 2018

        (L.9/2018—registered 23.3.18. In force 30.3.18)

(k)   Howard David Farm (Arrangements for Further Abrogation of Covenant) (Jersey) Law 2018

        (L.10/2018—registered 23.3.18. In force 30.3.18)

(l)    Public Finances (Amendment No 5) (Jersey) Law 2018

        (L.11/2018—registered 23.3.18. In force 30.3.18)

(m)  Public Health and Safety (Rented Dwellings) (Jersey) Law 2018

        (L.12/2018—registered 23.3.18. Not in force)

3. APPOINTED DAY ACTS

(a)    Charities (Jersey) Law 2014 (Appointed Day) Act 2018

        (R&O.17/2018—in force 6.3.18)

        Remaining provisions brought into force on 1.5.18 and 1.1.19.

(b)   Export Control (Jersey) Law 2009 (Appointed Day) Act 2018

        (R&O.27/2018—in force 22.3.18)

        Whole Law brought into force 29.3.18.

(c)   Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 (Appointed Day) Act 2018

        (R&O.50/2018—in force 9.4.18)

Whole Law, except art 67(1)(a) and (2), brought into force 1.10.18.

(d)   Mental Health (Jersey) Law 2016 (Appointed Day) Act 2018

        (R&O.51/2018—in force 9.4.18)

        Whole Law brought into force 1.10.18.

4. REGULATIONS MADE BY THE STATES

(a)    Road Traffic (No 63) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.5/2018—in force 23.1.18)

These Regulations amend the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956 and correct some anomalies in connection with some of the more serious driving offences.

(b)   Amendment (No 34) of the Standing Orders of the States of Jersey

        (R&O.6/2017—in force 19.1.18)

These amendments make provision for the nomination of chairmen to scrutiny panels and amend the description of topics assigned to such panels.

(c)   Employment of States of Jersey Employees (Amendment No 9) (Jersey) Regulations 201-

        (R&O.7/2018—in force 19.1.18)

These Regulations increase the number of Commissioners who may be appointed as members of the Jersey Appointments Commission from 4 to 5.

(d)   Public Elections (Amendment of Law) (No 2) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.13/2018—in force 1.3.18)

These Regulations make provision for electronic applications for inclusion on an electoral register.

(e)    Petty Debts Court (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.14/2018—in force 9.4.18)

These Regulations increase the monetary jurisdiction of the Petty Debts Court, broadly from £10,000 to £30,000 and from £15,000 to £45,000.

(f)        Stamp Duties and Fees (No 4) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.15/2018—in force 9.4.18)

These Regulations make changes related to the increased monetary jurisdiction of the Petty Debts Court made by R&O.14/2018.

(g)   Postal Services (Transfer) (Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.16/2018—in force 7.3.18)

These Regulations delete the requirement for the Minister for the Environment to consent to change of use of the premises used for postal headquarters by Jersey Post Ltd and substitute instead a requirement for the Minister for Infrastructure’s consent.

(h)   Charities (Transitional Provisions) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.18/2018—in force 1.1.19)

These Regulations make transitional provisions in connection with the entry into force of the amendments to taxation legislation made by the Charities (Jersey) Law 2014.

(i)    Charities (Core Financial Information) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.19/2018—in force 1.5.18)

These Regulations prescribe the core financial information that must be provided to the Jersey Charity Commissioner on an application for registration as a charity under the Charities (Jersey) Law 2014.

(j)    Charities (Tribunal—Restricted Section of Register) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.20/2018—in force 1.5.18)

These Regulations make provision relating to the appeal procedure to the Charity Tribunal under the Charities (Jersey) Law 2014.

(k)   Amendment (No 35) of the Standing Orders of the States of Jersey

        (R&O.21/2018—in force 7.3.18)

These Standing Orders introduce a requirement for any answer given to a question to be directly relevant to the question asked and for States members to provide additional information about any shareholdings.

(l)    Financial Services (Amendment of Law) (No 5) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.25/2018—in force 29.3.18)

These Regulations exclude from the definition of “principal person” (and, accordingly, requirements relating to such persons) shareholder controllers of “alternative investment funds” (i.e. Jersey private investment funds marketed to no more than 50 investors).

(m)  Discrimination (Disability) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

(R&O.26/2018—in force 1.9.18, except part of Regulation 4 in force 1.9.20)

These Regulations insert “disability” as a protected characteristic into the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 so as to prohibit disability discrimination in all the areas covered by that Law.

(n)   Community Provisions (Exports of Dual-Use Items) (Revocation) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.28/2018—in force 29.3.18)

These Regulations revoke Regulations which give effect to an EC Council Regulation of 2000 which has been revoked and replaced by Council Regulation (EC) No428/2009 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual-items (i.e. items that can be used for military and non-military purposes).

(o)   Financial Services Ombudsman (Disclosure of Information—Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.29/2018—in force 5.4.18)

These Regulations allow the Office of the Financial Ombudsman to publish statistical data relating to all complaints resolved by it on a named respondent basis.

(p)   Employment (Amendment of Law) (No 2) (Jersey) Regulations2018

        (R&O.30/2018—in force 1.9.18)

These Regulations extend the right to all employees to request flexible working and enhance parental rights to take leave in connection with the birth or adoption of a child.

(q)   Income Support (Amendment No 17) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.31/2018—in force 29.3.18)

These Regulations reinstate the single parent component in income support from 1 June 2018 by providing for a single parent to be allocated a single parent component valued at £40.39 per week.

(r)        Data Protection (Registration and Charges) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.32/2018—in force 25.5.18)

These Regulations make provision with respect to the registration of controllers and processors by the new Data Protection Authority established under the Data Protection Authority (Jersey) Law 2018 and for the renewal of the registration of controllers registered under the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005.

(s)         Licensing (No 19) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.33/2018—in force 23.3.18)

These Regulations extend the licensing hours of public houses on Friday 18 May 2018 and Saturday 19 May 2018 to mark the occasion of the wedding of HRH Prince Henry of Wales.

(t)    Capacity and Self-Determination (Capacity and Liberty—Assessors) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.44/2018—in force 1.10.18)

These Regulations make provision for arrangements relating to the appointment of Capacity and Liberty Assessors under the Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 to authorise significant restrictions on the liberty of any person residing in a “relevant place” as defined in that Law.

(u)   Capacity and Self-Determination (Independent Capacity Advocates) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.45/2018—in force 1.10.18)

These Regulations provide for the appointment of, and services to be provided by, independent capacity advocates to represent patients under the Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016.

(v)   Capacity and Self-Determination (Supervision of Delegates etc) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.46/2018—not in force)

These Regulations make provision for the Viscount to supervise certain functions exercised by attorneys and delegates under the Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 in relation to the representation of persons lacking capacity as defined in that Law.

(w)  Mental Health (Guardianship) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.47/2018—in force 1.10.18)

These Regulations supplement the duties of guardians under the Mental Health (Jersey) Law 2016 such as by providing for general duties of private guardians.

(x)   Mental Health (Independent Mental Health Advocates) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.48/2018—in force 1.10.18)

These Regulations provide for the appointment of, and services to be provided by, independent mental health advocates to represent patients under the Mental Health (Jersey) Law 2016.

(y)   Mental Health and Capacity (Consequential Amendment and Transitional Provision) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.49/2018—in force 1.10.18)

These Regulations amend a range of enactments which cross refer to the Mental Health (Jersey) Law 1969 following its repeal by the Mental Health (Jersey) Law 2016.

(z)    States of Jersey (Powers, Privileges and Immunities) (Scrutiny panels, PAC and PPC) (Amendment No 2) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

        (R&O.52/2018—in force 17.4.18)

These Regulations confer power on Scrutiny Panels and the Public Accounts Committee to require witnesses to give evidence on oath.

5. OTHER SUBORDINATE LEGISLATION OF NOTE

None.



BAILIWICK OF GUERNSEY

1 January–30 April 2018

A. GUERNSEY

1. LAWS APPROVED BY THE STATES OF DELIBERATION

(a)    Electoral System Referendum (Guernsey) Law 2018

        (Billet d’État No V of 2018. Approved 07.02.18)

This Law provides for a referendum to be held on Guernsey’s voting system. It makes provision in relation to the appointment of campaign groups, and sets out financial controls on spending in the referendum. Schedule 1 to the Law sets out the question to be posed on the ballot paper, and the alternative responses to that question. Schedule 2 sets out the method of voting in, and the calculation of the result of, the referendum (a form of the transferable vote system).

(b)   Armed Forces (Offences and Jurisdiction) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2018

        (Billet d’État No VIII of 2018. Approved 28.02.18)

This Law implements provisions of the Armed Forces Act 2006 in the Bailiwick, and makes provision in respect of the jurisdiction of service courts and services authorities in Guernsey over service people and civilians subject to service discipline. The 2006 Act came into force in the UK in October 2009, and repealed and replaced the Service Discipline Acts (the Army Act 1955, the Air Force Act 1955 and the Naval Discipline Act 1957). The Service Discipline Acts used to extend (unusually) directly to the Bailiwick; from the 1990s, this application was modified by Orders in Council.

(c)   Administrative Decisions (Review) (Guernsey) (Amendment) Law 2018

        (Billet d’État No VIII of 2018. Approved 28.02.18)

This Law amends the procedure and scope of the Administrative Review Board (“ARB”) process in several ways, including by introducing an independent complaints panel to enquire into complaints and, where appropriate, to refer them to the ARB (in place of the Chief Executive of the States of Guernsey), and by introducing an independent member to the ARB considering a complaint.

2. ORDINANCES APPROVED BY THE STATES OF DELIBERATION

(a)    Employment and Discrimination Tribunal (Guernsey) (Amendment) Ordinance 2018

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Approved 07.02.18—in force 12.02.18)

This Ordinance amends s 1(6) of the Employment and Discrimination Tribunal (Guernsey) Ordinance 2005 in order to remove the requirement for members of the Employment and Discrimination Panel to retire on reaching the age of 70.

(b)   Parochial Church Property (Guernsey) Law 2015 (Commencement) Ordinance 2018

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Approved 07.02.18—in force 07.02.18)

This Ordinance brings the remaining provisions of the Parochial Church Property (Guernsey) Law 2015 into force on 16 February 2018. Those provisions relate to the status of parochial church property (other than rectories), the establishment of management boards and amendments to various parochial laws.

(c)   Income Tax (Guernsey) (Approval of Agreement with the Bahamas) Ordinance 2018

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Approved 07.02.18—in force 08.02.18)

This Ordinance specifies, as an approved international agreement, an agreement providing for the obtaining, furnishing and exchanging of information in relation to tax, made for the purposes of the Income Tax (Guernsey) Law 1975.

     The agreement specified was made between the States of Guernsey and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, contained in a Protocol signed on 16 May 2017 and 12 April 2017 on behalf of Guernsey and the Bahamas respectively (which amends the agreement between the States of Guernsey and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas providing for the exchange of information relating to tax matters signed on 29 July 2011 and 8 August 2011).

(d)   Liquor Licensing (Amendment) Ordinance 2018

(Billet d’État No VIII of 2018. Approved 28.02.18—in force 28.02.18)

This Ordinance amends the Liquor Licensing Ordinance 2006 so as to extend the permitted trading hours for licensed premises in Categories A, C, D, E and G so that such premises may lawfully sell alcohol between the hours of 11 a.m. and 12.45 a.m. on Christmas Day, and between the hours of 12 noon and 12.45 a.m. on Good Friday.

3. ORDINANCES, SUBORDINATE LEGISLATION ETC LAID BEFORE THE STATES OF DELIBERATION

(a)   Document Duty (Guernsey) Law 2017 (Commencement and Amendment) Ordinance 2017

(Billet d’État No II of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 15.11.17 and laid on 17.01.18)

(b)   Document Duty (Rates) Ordinance 2017

(Billet d’État No II of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 15.11.17 and laid on 17.01.18)

(c)   Document Duty (Anti-Avoidance) Law 2017 (Commencement and Amendment) Ordinance 2017

(Billet d’État No II of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 15.11.17 and laid on 17.01.18)

(d)   Document Duty (Anti-Avoidance) (Rates) Ordinance 2017

(Billet d’État No II of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 15.11.17 and laid on 17.01.18)

(e)    Animal Welfare (Amendment) (No 2) Order 2017

(Billet d’État No II of 2018. Made by the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure—in force 30.10.17 and laid on 17.01.18)

(f)        Animal Welfare (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No II of 2018. Made by the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure—in force 30.10.17 and laid on 17.01.18)

(g)   Fire Services (Fees and Charges) (Guernsey) Regulations 2016

(Billet d’État No II of 2018. Made by the Committee for Home Affairs—in force 01.01.17 and laid on 17.01.18)

(h)   Income Tax (Pensions) (Contribution Limits and Tax-Free Lump Sums) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No II of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 17.01.18)

(i)     Venezuela (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 28.11.17 and laid on 07.02.18)

(j)     Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Guernsey) (Amendment) (No 2) Ordinance 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 22.08.17 and laid on 07.02.18)

(k)   Beneficial Ownership (Definition) (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 21.11.17 and laid on 07.02.18)

(l)     Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Nominee Relationships) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 11.12.17 and laid on 07.02.18)

(m)  Registration of Non-Regulated Financial Services Businesses (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Fees) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 07.02.18)

(n)   Criminal Justice (Proceeds of Crime) (Legal Professionals, Accountants and Estate Agents) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 07.02.18)

(o)   Protected Cell Companies and Incorporated Cell Companies (Fees for Insurers) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 07.02.18)

(p)   Financial Services Commission (Fees) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Policy & Resources Committee—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 07.02.18)

(u)   Health Service (Medical Appliances) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Committee for Employment & Social Security—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 07.02.18)

(r)         Health Service (Payment of Authorised Suppliers) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Committee for Employment & Social Security—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 07.02.18)

(s)         Social Insurance (Benefits) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Committee for Employment & Social Security—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 07.02.18)

(t)     Health Service (Payment of Authorised Appliance Suppliers) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Committee for Employment & Social Security—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 07.02.18)

(u)   Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No 5) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Committee for Employment & Social Security—in force 28.11.17 and laid on 07.02.18)

(v)   Fire Services (Fees and Charges) (Guernsey) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Committee for Home Affairs—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 07.02.18)

(w)  Public Highways (Temporary Road Closures) (Fees and Penalties) (Amendment) Order 2017

(Billet d’État No V of 2018. Made by the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure—in force 01.01.18 and laid on 07.02.18)

(x)   Road Traffic (Compulsory Third-Party Insurance) (Recovery of Expenses) (Guernsey) Regulations 2017

(Billet d’État No VIII of 2018. Made by the Committee for the Environment and Infrastructure and the Committee for Health & Social Care—in force 01.11.17 and laid on 28.02.18)

(y)   Social Insurance (Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

(Billet d’État No X of 2018. Made by the Committee for Employment & Social Security—in force 10.01.18 and laid on 21.03.18)

(z)    Boarding Permit Fees Order 2018

(Billet d’État No XI of 2018. Made by the Committee for Economic Development—in force 01.04.18 and laid on 18.04.18)

(aa)  Animal Welfare (Amendment of Schedule 2) Regulations 2018

(Billet d’État No XI of 2018. Made by the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure—in force 15.02.18 and laid on 18.04.18)

(bb)  Animal Welfare (Guernsey) Ordinance 2012 (Commencement) Order 2018

(Billet d’État No XI of 2018. Made by the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure—in force 15.02.18 and laid on 18.04.18)

(cc)  Misuse of Drugs (Modification) Order 2018

(Billet d’État No XI of 2018. Made by the Committee for Health & Social Care—in force 01.02.18 and laid on 18.04.18)

4. LAWS, ORDERS IN COUNCIL, ETC REGISTERED IN THE ROYAL COURT OF GUERNSEY

(a)    Same-Sex Marriage (Alderney) Law 2017

(Alderney Billet d’État 18.10.17—registered 15.01.18. In force on a date to be appointed by Ordinance of the States of Alderney)

(b)   Reform (Sark) (Amendment) Law 2017

(Chief Pleas of Sark 04.10.17—registered 15.01.18. In force 19.01.18)

(c)   Affiliation Proceedings (Sark) Law 2017

(Chief Pleas of Sark 04.10.17—registered 15.01.18. In force 19.01.18)

(d)   Income Support (Guernsey) Law 2017

(Billet d’État No XXIV of 2017—registered 12.03.18. In force on a date to be appointed by Regulations of the Committee for Employment & Social Security)

(e)    Interpretation and Standard Provisions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2016

(Billet d’État No XIX of 2016—registered 12.03.18. In force on a date to be appointed by Ordinance)

(f)         Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017

(Billet d’État No XXIII of 2017—registered 09.04.18. In force 19.01.18)

5. SARK ORDINANCES CONSIDERED BY THE ROYAL COURT UNDER S 39(1) OF THE REFORM (SARK) LAW 2008

(a)    Regulation of Production of Alcoholic Products (Commencement and Exemptions) (Sark) Ordinance 2017

        (In force 01.11.17—placed before the Private Court on 11.01.18)

(b)   Direct Taxes for 2018 (Sark) Ordinance 2017

        (In force 23.11.17—placed before the Private Court on 11.01.18)

6. RULES OF COURT

(a)    High Hedges (Appeals and References) Rules 2018

        (Made 15.01.18. In force 15.01.18)

These Rules set out the procedure on appeals or references to the Royal Court from the Planning Tribunal in relation to appeals under the High Hedges (Guernsey) Law 2016.

(b)   Mental Health Review Tribunal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2018

        (Made 05.02.18. In force 06.02.18)

These Rules amend the Mental Health Review Tribunal Rules 2012. The amendments include transferring responsibility for clerking the Mental Health Review Tribunal to the Policy & Resources Committee (which is independent from the provision of mental health services), and providing that a Mental Health Review Tribunal member may not sit on a Tribunal hearing if he or she has attained the age of 72.


B. ALDERNEY

1. LAWS APPROVED BY THE STATES OF ALDERNEY

(a)    Gambling (Alderney) (Amendment) Law 2018

        (Billet d’État 10.01.18. Approved 10.01.18)

This Law amends the Gambling (Alderney) Law, 1999 (“the 1999 Law”) to change the membership of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission from a chairman and three other members appointed by the Policy and Finance Committee of the States of Alderney, to a chairman and a minimum of three and a maximum of five other members so appointed. It also amends s 4 of the 1999 Law to limit the liability of the Commission in respect of anything done or omitted to be done in the discharge or purported discharge of any function of the Commission under the 1999 Law or an Ordinance made thereunder, unless done (or omitted to be done) in bad faith.

2. ORDINANCES APPROVED BY THE STATES OF ALDERNEY

(a)    Alderney eGambling (Amendment) Ordinance 2018

        (Billet d’État 10.01.18. Approved 10.01.18—in force 10.01.18)

(b)   Speed Trials (Alderney) Ordinance 2018

        (Billet d’État 14.03.18. Approved 14.03.18—in force 14.03.18)

(c)   Building and Development Control (Alderney) (Amendment) Ordinance 2018

        (Billet d’État 14.03.18. Approved 14.03.18—in force 14.03.18)

(d)   Building and Development Control (Designated Area) (Alderney) Ordinance 2018

        (Billet d’État 14.03.18. Approved 14.03.18—in force 14.03.18)

(e)    Building and Development Control (Exemptions) (Alderney) (Amendment) Ordinance 2018

        (Billet d’État 14.03.18. Approved 14.03.18—in force 14.03.18)


C. SARK

1. LAWS APPROVED BY THE CHIEF PLEAS OF SARK

None.

2. ORDINANCES APPROVED BY THE CHIEF PLEAS OF SARK

(a)    Regulation of Alcoholic Products (Commencement and Exemptions) (Sark) Ordinance 2018

        (Approved 17.01.18—in force 30.01.18)

(b)   Reform (Election of Conseillers) (By-Election) (Sark) Ordinance 2018

        (Approved 11.04.18—in force 11.04.18)

(c)   Conseillers (Tenure of Office) (Sark) Ordinance 2018

        (Approved 11.04.18—in force 11.04.18)

(d)   Regulation of Health Professions (Non-Medical) (Sark) Ordinance 2018

        (Approved 11.04.18—in force 01.05.18)

(d)   Fishing (Sark) (Amendment) Ordinance 2018

        (Approved 11.04.18—in force 11.04.18)

3. ORDINANCES LAID BEFORE THE CHIEF PLEAS OF SARK

(a)    Mali (Restrictive Measures) (Sark) Ordinance 2017

(Made by the Policy and Performance Committee in exercise of its powers under s 41 of the Reform (Sark) Law 2008. In force 21.11.17. Laid before the Chief Pleas of Sark on 17.01.18)

(b)    Venezuela (Restrictive Measures) (Sark) Ordinance 2018

(Made by the Policy and Performance Committee in exercise of its powers under s 41 of the Reform (Sark) Law 2008. In force 19.01.18. Laid before the Chief Pleas of Sark on 11.04.18)

 


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