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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

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

The States Assembly and Scrutiny

​​States Assembly

The Assembly of the States of Jersey is one of the oldest legislatures in the English speaking world.  Minutes of its meetings began to be kept in 1524 but its origins were much earlier. The Assembly has 49 elected members.

The States Assembly website provides a comprehensive overview of the work of the States Assembly and includes details of forthcoming business, official publications, profiles of members and voting results.

States Assembly website


Scrutiny Panels monitor the work of ministers and carry out reviews aimed at improving government policies and public services. Members of the public are welcome to suggest areas of enquiry, comment on panel reviews and provide evidence to them.

​The Scrutiny website provides information about the different scrutiny panels and the reviews they are currently working on. It also provides details of hearings which can be attended by the public. Panel reports can be accessed and downloaded from the Scrutiny website.

Scrutiny website

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