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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Curatorship (FOI)

Curatorship (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 24 October 2016.


I would like information regarding the appointment of curator to my dear and old friend [name redacted]

I would like to know when the appointment was made, under what circumstances, the supporting evidence that was put forward to justify it, and the name and contact details of the curator.

[Name redacted] is currently residing at [address redacted] 

If there are issues of confidentiality, I am sure that permission to disclose would be given by [name and telephone number redacted].


The basic details of a curatorship are publicly available at the Public Registry. Searches may be undertaken for free by anyone attending at the Registry; alternatively searches may be made by Public Registry staff for a charge.

Details of this service may be found on the Public Registry webpage:

Public Registry records

Because this information is already publicly available it is absolutely exempt information under Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 and we are not obliged to supply it under that law. However, in this case we have checked in the Public Registry and have found no records of any curatorship for the particular individual.

Please note that sensitive personal information such as evidence supporting an application for appointment of a curator is not available for public search.

For further background information including reporting concerns or requesting specific detailed information about a particular curatorship, please see the following:

Curatorship page on the Citizens Advice website

Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 exemption applied:

Article 23 Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1)     Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2)     A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.

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