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Amendment to the Wills and Succession (Jersey) Law 1993

DepartmentOffice of the Chief Executive
Start date30/07/2014
End date30/11/2014
Type of consultationOther
Deadline for comments30/11/2014

About the consultation

​The Legislation Advisory Panel would like Islanders’ views on a proposed amendment to the Jersey Law of Succession.​

The proposed amendment would ensure that a wife, husband, or civil partner would have the legal right to continue living in the matrimo​​​nial home after the death of a spouse or civil partner.

The Legislation Advisory Panel would like to receive general comments about the suggested amendment, as well as more specific feedback on:

  • any perceived drawbacks or unfairness in the workings of the possible reform
  • any additional provi​sion that might need to be made in connection with such a reform
  • the criteria for exclusion from automatic entitlement
  • preserving the effect of Article 7 of the Loi (1880) sur la propriété foncière in relation to hypothecary rights

Download ​Amendment to the Wills and Succession (Jersey) Law 1993 consultation document (size ​​495kb)

How to submit comments to the consultation

​You can submit your comments about the proposed amendment by:

  • post
  • email
  • phone

Post your comments

Steve Read
Chief Minister's Department
PO Box 140
St Helier​

E​mail your comments

Email Steve Read​

By phone

+44 (0) 1534 440412​

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