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Attorney General's guidelines and directives

Applications for admission as a Jersey Advocate or Solicitor

Applications for admission as a Jersey Advocate or Solicitor – issued January 2021

Article 43 of the Court of Appeal (Jersey) Law 1961

Referrals by HM Lieutenant-Governor of criminal convictions and sentences to the Court of Appeal

Bad character and hearsay provisions

AG's guidance on the hearsay provisions of the criminal procedure (Jersey) Law 2018 - issued November 2019

AG's guidance on the bad character provisions of the criminal procedure (Jersey) Law 2018 - issued November 2019

Bail and ECHR

AG's  guidance on ECHR aspects of bail - issued December 2019

Contact by defence lawyers with prosecution witnesses

AG’s guidance on contact by defence lawyers with complaints and prosecution witnesses - issued November 2019

Contact with prosecution witnesses before trial

AG's guidance on contact with prosecution witnesses before trial - issued November 2019

Drinks promotions

AG’s guidance on drinks pricing and promotions – issued December 2019

Guidance on the detention of children and youths

AG’s guidance on overnight detention of children and youths – issued September 2019

Guidance to the Media

AG's guidance to the media - issued February 2017

Honorary Police

AG's direction to Honorary Police on conduct and other ancillary matters issued December 2019

Revocation of AG’s guidance regarding Covid-19 – offences for failure to display motor insurance discs – revoked August 2020

AG’s guidance for the Honorary Police re: Covid-19 – offences for failure to display motor insurance discs – issued April 2020, revoked August 2020

AG's guidance regarding Centeniers return to Court and central charging - issued August 2020

Complaints process flow chart - complaint against Honorary Police Officer in relation to policing matters issued November 2019

AG’s direction to Honorary Police: Powers and Duties outside their home Parish issued March 2017

AG's directive to Honorary Police re: suspicious activity​ reports issued March 2017

AG's directive to Honorary Police re: vehicle offences involving mobile phones - issued April 2017

Code of Conduct for Centeniers acting in a prosecutorial capacity- issued April 2018

AG's guidance to members of the Honorary Police on the distribution of warrant cards - issued November 2019

Officers of regulatory departments

Guidance notes for officers of regulatory departments - issued December 2017

Parish Hall enquiries

AG's direction on the conduct of Parish Hall enquiries - issued March 2019

AG's Direction on Parish Hall Enquiry Procedures during COVID-19 - issued June 2020 - reinstated 26 Feb 2021

AG’s Directive on personal amounts of certain controlled drugs – issued June 2015

AG’s Directive on personal amounts of certain controlled drugs – guidelines – issued June 2015

Supplementary direction on personal amounts of certain controlled drugs – issued January 2019

Supplementary direction on the prosecution of offenders under the age of fourteen years:​ issued September 2016

Supplementary direction on allegations of sexual offence - issued February 2016

Probate (Jersey) Law 1998 - Articles 19 and 23

The Attorney General has provided guidelines in order to clarify when it is necessary for the Registrar of Probate to refer cases of suspected intermeddling (payments out of the estate of a deceased person before probate has been granted) to him.

AG’s guidance on intermeddling in estates of deceased persons – issued April 2020

Regulation of investigatory powers law

Regulation of investigatory powers law - guidelines to prosecutors - issued December 2007

Service of evidence and disclosure of unused material

AG's guidance on the service of evidence and disclosure of unused material - issued October 2019

TV licensing enforcement

AG’s direction on television licensing enforcement in Jersey – issued October 2019

Victims' right to review decisions not to prosecute

AG’s guidance on victims’ right to review a decision not to prosecute - issued September 2019

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