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Recent enactments made

Published byStates Greffe
TypeEnactment
Date published
22 May 2020

Veterinary Surgeons (Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.71/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for the Environment on Thursday 21 May 2020 and comes into force on Thursday 28 May 2020. The Veterinary Surgeons (Jersey) Law 1999 regulates the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery. The Law provides exemptions from the restrictions on the practice of veterinary surgery where the person carrying out the activity has been approved by the States Veterinary Officer. This Order adds the collection of blood for diagnostic or surveillance purposes and the testing of animals for diagnostic or surveillance purposes to the list of exemptions.

Animal Health (Tuberculosis) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.70/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for the Environment on Thursday 21 May 2020 and comes into force on Thursday 28 May 2020. This Order amends the Animal Health (Tuberculosis) (Jersey) Order 2017 to allow the Minister for the Environment to approve any suitable person and not just veterinary surgeons to carry out the testing of cattle for tuberculosis.

Animal Welfare (Calves) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.69/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for the Environment on Thursday 21 May 2020 and comes into force on Thursday 28 May 2020. This Order makes provision in relation to the welfare of calves confined for rearing and fattening and implements the provisions in Council Directive 2008/119/EC of 18 December 2008 laying down minimum standards for the protection of calves.

Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Amendment – Workplaces and Fourth Extension) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.68/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Wednesday 20 May 2020 and came into force on Thursday 21 May 2020. This Order amends the Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020. The amendment extends, for the fourth time, the period of restricted movement under that Order so that it ends at the end of Thursday 28 May 2020 (instead of Wednesday 20 May 2020).

Covid-19 (Workplace Restrictions) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.67/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Wednesday 20 May 2020 and came into force on Thursday 21 May 2020. This Order restricts the opening of certain workplaces for a specified period under the Covid-19 (Workplace Restrictions) (Jersey) Regulations 2020. The Order also provides for the start and end of the restriction period during which the provisions of the Order apply. The period starts on the commencement of the Order and ends at midnight on Wednesday 3 June 2020, a period of 14 days.

Covid-19 (Civil Partnership and Marriage) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.66/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 19 May 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 20 May 2020. These Regulations temporarily amend the Civil Partnership (Jersey) Law 2012, the Marriage and Civil Status (Jersey) Law 2001, the Civil Partnership (Forms, Registration and Fees) (Jersey) Order 2012 and the Marriage and Civil Status (Jersey) Order 2018. The amendments are in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Covid-19 (Workplace Restrictions) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.65/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 19 May 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 20 May 2020. These Regulations enable the Minister for Health and Social Services to make Orders prohibiting or restricting the opening of workplaces as specified in the Order or imposing certain conditions on their opening. Such an Order must be proportionate and necessary in light of the risk or potential risk to public health caused by Covid-19.

Covid-19 (Restricted Trading) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.64/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Friday 15 May 2020 and comes into force on Monday 18 May 2020. This Order amends the Covid-19 (Restricted Trading) (Jersey) Order 2020 which currently restricts trading for certain business premises until the end of Sunday 24 May 2020 under the Covid-19 (Restricted Trading) (Jersey) Regulations 2020.

Covid-19 (Capacity and Self-Determination) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.63/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Wednesday 13 May 2020 and came into force on Thursday 14 May 2020. These Regulations make temporary amendments to the Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 during an extraordinary period declared by the Minister for Health and Social Services. These amendments relate to the circumstances where a manager of a hospital, approved care home or other similar establishment may impose a significant restriction on a person that would otherwise amount to a deprivation of liberty.

Public Health and Safety (Rented Dwellings – Minimum Standards and Prescribed Hazards) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.62/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for the Environment on Thursday 7 May 2020 and comes into force on Thursday 14 May 2020. This Order amends the Public Health and Safety (Rented Dwellings – Minimum Standards and Prescribed Hazards) (Jersey) Order 2018, to make clear that once a first electrical inspection of a rented dwelling has been carried out, further such inspections are to be carried out at 5-yearly intervals.

Covid-19 (Restricted Trading) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.61/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Sunday 10 May 2020 and came into force on Monday 11 May 2020. This Order amends the Covid-19 (Restricted Trading) (Jersey) Order 2020, which restricts trading for certain business premises for a specified period under the Covid-19 (Restricted Trading) (Jersey) Regulations 2020. The Order extends the end date for the period of restricted trading, with the effect that the period of restricted trading will end at the end of Sunday 24 May 2020.
The Order also removes certain types of business premises from the list of premises that must be closed to members of the public and adds certain business premises to the list of types of business premises that may open for a specified purpose.

Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Amendment – Exceptions, Public Places and Third Extension) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.60/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Sunday 10 May 2020 and came into force on Monday 11 May 2020. This Order amends the Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020. It extends the period of restricted movement under that Order until the end of Wednesday 20 May 2020. It extends the time allowed under the exception for being outdoors from 4 hours per day to 6 hours per day.
It also provides that if a place would otherwise be treated as public, it is instead to be treated as not being a public place if it falls within the definition of “business premises” in the Covid-19 (Restricted Trading) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 (and is not closed to the public by an Order under those Regulations).

Covid-19 (Construction Work) (Amendment – Extension) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.59/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Sunday 10 May 2020 and came into force on Monday 11 May 2020. This Order amends the Covid-19 (Construction Work) (Jersey) Order 2020 to extend that Order’s restriction period so that it ends at the end of Sunday 24 May 2020, rather than at the end of the period of restricted movement declared by the Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020.

Road Traffic (St. Saviour) (Amendment No. 12) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.58/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Infrastructure on Thursday 30 April 2020 and comes into force on Thursday 7 May 2020. This Order amends the road restrictions in St. Saviour relating to one-way traffic routes, prohibition on waiting and roads closed to vehicles exceeding 6 feet 6 inches in width. The Order also inserts new provisions closing Chasse Brunet to through traffic at all times and prohibiting parking in specified parts of Wellington Road except disc parking for a maximum 2 hour period between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m.

Covid-19 (Restricted Trading) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.57/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Friday 1 May 2020 and came into force on Saturday 2 May 2020. This Order restricts trading for certain business premises for a specified period under the Covid-19 (Restricted Trading) (Jersey) Regulations 2020.

Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Amendment – Exceptions) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.56/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Friday 1 May 2020 and came into force on Saturday 2 May 2020. This Order amends the Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020. It adds a further exception from the requirement, in the Covid-19 (Screening, Assessment and Isolation) (Jersey) Regulations 2020, not to go to or remain in a public place.
The exception is for a person who is in a public place for the purpose of taking a period of absence of up to 4 hours from that person’s home. The period of absence can be taken as one continuous period, or as more than one period as long as the total in any one day does not exceed 4 hours. The exception does not require the entire period of absence to be spent in public places.
The exception applies only if the person remains, while in a public place, at least 2 metres away from anyone who resides in a different home. The exception requires the period of absence to be spent outdoors or in shops or other business premises rather than in any other buildings. The exception is not needed by a person who is already covered by any of the other existing exceptions in the amended Order, or who has a reasonable excuse for going to or remaining in a public place.

Taxation (Implementation) (International Tax Compliance) (Common Reporting Standard) (Amendment of Regulations No. 3 – Participating Jurisdictions) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.55/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for External Relations on Thursday 30 April 2020 and came into force on Friday 1 May 2020. This Order amends the Taxation (Implementation) (International Tax Compliance) (Common Reporting Standard) (Jersey) Regulations 2015 to add 3 countries to the list of participating jurisdictions that are covered by the Regulations.

EU Legislation (Sanctions – Yemen) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.54/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for External Relations on Thursday 30 April 2020 and came into force on Friday 1 May 2020. This Order amends the EU Legislation (Sanctions – Yemen) (Jersey) Order 2014 to give effect to Council Regulation (EU) 2020/488 of 2 April 2020 amending Regulation (EU) No 1352/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Yemen. The amendment allows the Minister to grant authorisations for otherwise prohibited acts in cases in which the United Nations has determined that a derogation is necessary.

Capacity and Self-Determination (Miscellaneous Provisions and Prescribed Fees and Forms) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.53/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Tuesday 28 April 2020 and comes into force on Tuesday 5 May 2020. This Order amends the Capacity and Self-Determination (Miscellaneous Provisions and Prescribed Fees and Forms) (Jersey) Order 2018. The 2018 Order includes additional provisions relating to the making of a power of attorney and also requests for significant restrictions on liberty under the Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016.

Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Amendment – Second Extension) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.52/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Friday 24 April 2020 and comes into force on Monday 27 April 2020 at 8 a.m. This Order amends the Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020. The amendment extends, for the second time, the period of restricted movement under that Order. That period, as first extended, was due to end at 8 a.m. on Monday 27 April 2020. This amendment means that it ends instead at 8 a.m. on Monday 11 May 2020.

Covid-19 (Construction Work) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.51/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Wednesday 22 April 2020 and came into force on Thursday 23 April 2020. This Order prohibits construction work for a specified period, provides for exemptions, and enables the Minister for Health and Social Services to grant (and vary or cancel) permits.

Covid-19 (Signing of Instruments) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.50/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Wednesday 22 April 2020 and came into force on Thursday 23 April 2020. These Regulations introduce time-limited amendments to permit wills to be witnessed over an audio-visual link. The Regulations would also allow probate applications and the attestation of probate-related documents to be executed remotely.

Covid-19 (Construction Work) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.49/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Wednesday 22 April 2020 and came into force on Thursday 23 April 2020. These Regulations enable the Minister for Health and Social Services, in certain circumstances, to impose temporary prohibitions or restrictions on construction work.

Covid-19 (Restricted Trading) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.48/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Wednesday 22 April 2020 and came into force on Thursday 23 April 2020. These Regulations enable the Minister for Health and Social Services to declare a period of restricted trading in certain circumstances, enabling the Minister to direct certain business premises to close or to open only for certain purposes and to direct the occupier or operator of certain business premises not to carry out certain work or to only carry out certain work for a specified purpose.

Covid-19 (Mental Health) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.47/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Wednesday 22 April 2020 and came into force on Thursday 23 April 2020. These Regulations allow for temporary modifications to be made to the Mental Health (Jersey) Law 2016. They also provide for the Minister for Health and Social Services to declare an extraordinary period if the Covid-19 outbreak in Jersey has disrupted the provision of care and treatment of persons suffering mental disorder.

Covid-19 (Health Insurance Fund) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.46/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Wednesday 22 April 2020 and came into force on Thursday 23 April 2020. These Regulations amend the Health Insurance Fund (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Law 2011 to allow £5,322,000 to be transferred from the Health Insurance Fund to the Consolidated Fund.

Covid-19 (Emergency Provisions – Courts) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.45/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Wednesday 22 April 2020 and came into force on Thursday 23 April 2020. These Regulations make temporary changes to the hearing of certain court and tribunal proceedings as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak in Jersey.

Prison (Temporary Amendment – Covid-19) (Jersey) Rules 2020 R&O.44/2020

These Rules were made by the Minister for Home Affairs on Tuesday 21 April 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 22 April 2020. These Rules amend the Prison (Jersey) Rules 2007 to create a specific procedure relating to recall of prisoners who have been released temporarily by the Minister, for reasons of safety to deal with the Covid-19 epidemic. Under the new Rule 64A the Minister may order the return of such prisoners into custody. A right to request a review of the Minister’s order is also conferred and such a request must be considered initially by a panel of the Independent Prison Monitoring Board.

Children and Education (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 2020 L.3/2020

This Law was registered in the Royal Court on Friday 17 April 2020 and comes into force on Friday 24 April 2020. The Law amends the Children (Jersey) Law 2002 and the Education (Jersey) Law 1999 to give the effect of prohibiting the corporal punishment of children.

Control of Housing and Work (Exemptions) (Covid-19 – Temporary Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.43/2020

This Order was made by the Chief Minister on Friday 17 April 2020 and comes into force on Saturday 18 April 2020. This Order amends the Control of Housing and Work (Exemptions) (Jersey) Order 2013. The Order contains a list of people who do not count towards the maximum number of people with Licensed or Registered status who are permitted to work in or for an undertaking. This Order inserts a temporary addition to that list. Until 30 September 2020, a person will not count towards the maximum number if the person is providing cover for up to 3 months for a worker who has left Jersey due to the outbreak of Covid-19.

Covid-19 (Residential Tenancy) (Temporary Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.42/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Thursday 9 April 2020 and come into force on Friday 10 April 2020. These Regulations make temporary amendments to the Residential Tenancy (Jersey) Law 2011 to insert a new Part 3A which has temporary provisions relating to the Covid-19 outbreak. The amendments will expire on 30 September 2020.

Planning and Building (General Development) (Amendment No. 5 – Covid-19) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.41/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for the Environment on Thursday 9 April 2020 and comes into force on Friday 10 April 2020. This Order amends the Planning and Building (General Development) (Jersey) Order 2011, to give general permission to the Government of Jersey for temporary work of a kind otherwise permitted by that Order, and for a temporary change of use of any land, to enable the creation of emergency medical and related facilities to deal with the Covid-19 epidemic. Such use is limited to 12 months beginning with the date of the change, and after that period the building or land in question must be restored to its previous use and (so far as practicable) its previous condition.

Regulation of Care (Amendment of Law) (Covid-19 – Temporary Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.40/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Thursday 9 April 2020 and come into force on Friday 10 April 2020. These Regulations make further temporary changes to the Regulation of Care (Jersey) Law 2014, which describes what are “regulated activities” to be regulated under the Law. The changes are as a consequence of the outbreak of Covid-19 in Jersey.

Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Amendment – Extension) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.39/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health Social Services on Thursday 9 April 2020 and comes into force on Monday 13 April 2020 at 8 a.m. This Order amends the Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020 to extend the period of restricted movement under that Order, which was due to end at 8 a.m. on Monday 13 April 2020, it ends instead at 8 a.m. on Monday 27 April 2020.

Covid-19 (Enabling Provisions) (Jersey) Law 2020 L.2/2020

This Law was registered in the Royal Court on Tuesday 7 April 2020 and comes into force on Wednesday 8 April 2020. The Law enables the States to make Regulations containing any provision necessary or expedient as a direct or indirect result of the outbreak of Covid-19 in Jersey or its aftermath.

Social Security (Contributions) (Covid-19) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.38/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Social Security on Friday 3 April 2020 and comes into force on Saturday 4 April 2020. This Order extends the time limits for making Class 1 and Class 2 social security contributions to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Covid-19 (Screening, Assessment and Isolation) (Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.37/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Thursday 2 April 2020 and come into force on Friday 3 April 2020. These Regulations make a minor amendment to the Covid-19 (Screening, Assessment and Isolation) (Jersey) Regulations 2020. The amendments allow an Order to include a non-exhaustive list of reasonable excuses. They also make the absence of a reasonable excuse part of the main prohibition rather than the offence, to ensure that it is something that the prosecution must prove (along with the other elements of the offence).

Marriage and Civil Status (Amendment of Law No. 2) (Covid-19 – Temporary Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.36/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Thursday 2 April 2020 and come into force on Friday 3 April 2020. These Regulations temporarily modify the operation of Article 64 (Certificate of fact and cause of death) of the Marriage and Civil Status (Jersey) Law 2001 as a consequence of the outbreak of Covid-19 in Jersey.

Social Security (Amendment of Law No. 12) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.35/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Thursday 2 April 2020 and come into force on Friday 3 April 2020. These Regulations remove the obligation on the States to pay into the Social Security Fund for the year 2020.

Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.34/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Sunday 29 March 2020 and comes into force on Monday 30 March 2020 at 8 a.m. This Order declares a period of restricted movement under the Covid-19 (Screening, Assessment and Isolation) (Jersey) Regulations 2020. It also declares 8 a.m. on Monday 13 April 2020 as the end of that period.
The Order makes exceptions from the requirement not to go to (or remain in) a public place. The exceptions cover police officers, when acting as such, and authorised officers (defined in the Regulations to include health officers, as well as police officers), when acting as such. They also cover other persons when they are in a public place for the purpose of their work, if it is not reasonably possible for them to work from their home. Work includes charitable and voluntary work, and travel from home to work and back is treated as being for the purpose of work. There is also an exception for other persons who are required to go to (or remain in) a public place to fulfil a legal obligation.
The requirement under the Regulations applies to any public place. The Order adds that a private road or way is also to be treated as a public place if the public has access to it, whether for payment or otherwise.

Covid-19 (Screening, Assessment and Isolation) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.33/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Friday 27 March 2020 and come into force on Saturday 28 March 2020. These Triennial Regulations make provision, in relation to the Coronavirus outbreak and until 30 September 2020 at the latest, for the compulsory screening, assessment and isolation of potentially infectious persons, and to allow a period of restricted movement to be declared by Order.

Covid-19 (Schools and Day Care of Children) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.32/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Friday 27 March 2020 and come into force on Saturday 28 March 2020. These Regulations make provision for the Minister for Education to require the closure of school premises or day care accommodation including day carer premises, to prevent the infection by, and spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus). These Regulations also allow the Minister to implement arrangements for the education of compulsory school age children whilst those children are unable to attend school by reason of the closure of school premises.

Medical Practitioners (Registration) (General Provisions) (Covid-19 – Temporary Amendments) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.31/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Wednesday 25 March 2020 and comes into force on Thursday 26 March 2020. This Order temporarily amends the Medical Practitioners (Registration) (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 2014 during an emergency relating to the Covid-19 outbreak in Jersey.

Public Finances (Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.30/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 24 March 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 25 March 2020. These Regulations amend the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2019, which modifies the way the Law operates when a state of emergency has been declared or the Minister is satisfied that there exists an immediate threat to the health or safety of the inhabitants of Jersey, to the stability of Jersey’s economy or to the environment. The amendments add further modifications for the duration of the period when the Minister is satisfied that those circumstances apply.

Regulation of Care (Amendment of Law) (Covid-19 – Temporary Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.29/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 24 March 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 25 March 2020. These Regulations make temporary changes to the Regulation of Care (Jersey) Law 2014, which describes what are “regulated activities” to be regulated under the Law. The changes are as a consequence of the outbreak of Covid-19 in Jersey.

Regulation of Care (Standards and Requirements) (Covid-19 – Temporary Amendments) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.28/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 24 March 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 25 March 2020. These Regulations make temporary changes to certain requirements in respect of the registration of registered providers, the employment of workers and inspections by the Jersey Health and Social Care Commission in relation to activities regulated under the Regulation of Care regime as a consequence of the outbreak of Covid-19 in Jersey.

Statutory Nuisances (Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.27/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 24 March 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 25 March 2020. These Regulations amend the Statutory Nuisances (Jersey) Regulations 2017, to add a matter that constitutes a statutory nuisance to the list in the Statutory Nuisances (Jersey) Law 1999. The new statutory nuisance is any event at which persons gather, if the event is of such size or duration, and is held in such circumstances in relation to potential contamination or infection with Covid-19, as to be prejudicial to health or a nuisance.

Criminal Procedure (Jersey) Law 2018 (Appointed Day) (No. 3) Act 2020 R&O.26/2020

This Act was made by the States on Tuesday 24 March 2020 and came into force forthwith. The Act brings into force Article 17, Articles 19 to 23, Articles 100 to 102 and Article 118 (to the extent that Article 14 of the Loi (1864) réglant la Procédure Criminelle and Article 7 and Part 3 of the Magistrate’s Court (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Law 1949 is repealed) of the Criminal Procedure (Jersey) Law 2018 on Wednesday 25 March 2020.

Marriage and Civil Status (Amendment of Law) (Covid-19 – Temporary Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.25/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 24 March 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 25 March 2020. These Regulations modify the operation of Part 5 (Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages) of the Marriage and Civil Status (Jersey) Law 2001 as a consequence of the outbreak of Covid-19 in Jersey.

Unlawful Public Entertainments (Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.24/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 24 March 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 25 March 2020. These Regulations amend the Unlawful Public Entertainments (Jersey) Regulations 2019, which expire in 2022 (unless renewed), to require organisers of public entertainments to obtain the permission of the Bailiff, and to comply with any conditions attached when the permission is granted. The effect of the amendment is that, when it appears to the Bailiff to be in the public interest, conditions can be added or varied after the permission was granted, or the permission can be revoked.

Cremation (Suspension and Modification of Regulations – Covid-19) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.23/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 24 March 2020 and came into force on the same day. These Regulations suspend the requirement, in the Cremation (Jersey) Regulations 1961, for a second registered medical practitioner to certify death for the purposes of an application for cremation. Those 1961 Regulations are also modified to confer a discretion on the Medical Referee to permit cremation without a certificate of death. These modifications would have effect only for the purposes of dealing with the current coronavirus epidemic.

Sea Fisheries (Bag Limits) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.22/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for the Environment on Thursday 19 March 2020 and comes into force on Thursday 26 March 2020. This Order makes provision for the daily limit of fish that may be taken by any person, vessel or fishing boat (other than in relation to the taking of bass or tope by any person on a British fishing boat or French fishing boat in any part of the territorial sea in which the boat is authorised to fish).

EU Legislation (Plant Health) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.20/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Wednesday 11 March 2020 and come into force in accordance with Regulation 53. These Regulations give effect in Jersey law to certain EU instruments concerning plant health and official controls in relation to plant health.

Sea Fisheries (Licensing of Fishing Boats) (Amendment No. 7) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.19/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Wednesday 11 March 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 18 March 2020. These Regulations amend the Sea Fisheries (Licensing of Fishing Boats) (Jersey) Regulations 2003, the effect of which is to prohibit fishing boats used for the purpose of recreational fishing on a fee paying basis, from operating without a fishing boat licence or an access permit.

Notifiable Diseases (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.18/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Health and Social Services on Friday 6 March 2020 and came into force on Saturday 7 March 2020. This Order updates the list of contagious and infectious diseases in the Notifiable Diseases (Jersey) Order 1988 by adding Covid-19 and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Notification of such diseases is obligatory under the Loi (1934) sur la Santé Publique.

Communications (Television Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 R&O.17/2020

These UK Regulations, which apply to Jersey, were registered in the Royal Court on Friday 28 February 2020 and come into force on 1 April 2020. These Regulations increase the amount payable for various categories of TV licence.

EU Legislation (Sanctions – Somalia) (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.16/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for External Relations on Wednesday 26 February 2020 and came into force on Thursday 27 February 2020. This Order amends the EU Legislation (Sanctions – Somalia) (Jersey) Order 2014 to give effect to Council Regulation (EU) 2020/169 of 6 February 2020 amending Regulation (EC) No 147/2003 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Somalia. Among other changes, the amendment adds a prohibition related to the supply (without prior authorisation) of listed components that can be used for improvised explosive devices.

Water Pollution (Approval of Code of Practice) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.15/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for the Environment on Wednesday 26 February 2020 and comes into force on Wednesday 4 March 2020. This Order approves the code of practice for the protection of water.

Water Pollution (Water Quality) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.14/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for the Environment on Wednesday 26 February 2020 and comes into force on Wednesday 4 March 2020. This Order identifies and classifies controlled waters and sets objectives for their quality under powers set out in Article 12 of the Water Pollution (Jersey) Law 2000.

Water Pollution (Water Management) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.13/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for the Environment on Wednesday 26 February 2020 and comes into force in accordance with Article 10. This Order designates Water Management Areas and imposes restrictions and requirements on business activities or operations for the purpose of minimising the risk of water pollution.

Control of Housing and Work (Residential and Employment Status) (Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.12/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Wednesday 26 February 2020 and come into force on Wednesday 4 March 2020. These Regulations make provision for the grant of Entitled status on social or economic grounds to require the approval of the Housing and Work Advisory Group established under the Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012.

Employment (Amendment No. 11) (Jersey) Law 2020 L.1/2020

This Law was registered in the Royal Court on Friday 21 February 2020 and comes into force on a day to be appointed by Act of the States. The Law amends the Employment (Jersey) Law 2003 to create new rights for women who are pregnant and also for breastfeeding mothers. The Law also updates and consolidates the rights to leave for ante-natal and pre-adoption appointments and for parental leave.

Road Traffic (Parking Places – Charges) (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.11/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for Infrastructure on Friday 21 February 2020 and comes into force on Sunday 1 March 2020. This Order amends the Road Traffic (Public Parking Places – Charges) (Jersey) Order 2017 to increase the charges for parking in public parking places by an average of 2.4%. Excess charges are not affected.  This Order also lowers the carbon dioxide emission level required to attract lower parking charges in respect of any vehicle to no more than 50 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre.

Air Navigation (Fees) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.10/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for External Relations on Friday 7 February 2020 and came into force on Saturday 8 February 2020. This Order amends the Air Navigation (Fees) (Jersey) Order 2015 to increase from £78 to £82 the fee for a grant of permission –
(a) for an aircraft, registered outside Jersey, the United Kingdom or its Territories and Dependencies, to take on board or discharge any passengers or cargo in Jersey or be flown over Jersey for the purposes of aerial work; and
(b) for a small unmanned aircraft to be flown for the purpose of aerial work.

Planning and Building (Island Plan) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.9/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for the Environment on Friday 7 February 2020 and comes into force on Friday 14 February 2020. This Order amends the Planning and Building (Island Plan) (Jersey) Order 2009, so as to permit persons who are planning inspectors and are also States’ employees to conduct examinations in public relating to a draft Island Plan under the Planning and Building (Jersey) Law 2002.

Money Laundering (Amendment No. 11) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.8/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for External Relations on Wednesday 5 February 2020 and comes into force on Wednesday 12 February 2020. This Order amends the Money Laundering (Jersey) Order 2008 and makes consequential amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Duties of Non-Professional Trustees) (Jersey) Order 2016.

Intellectual Property (Unregistered Rights) (Works of Foreign Provenance) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.7/2020

This Order was made by the Chief Minister on Wednesday 22 January 2020 and comes into force in accordance with Article 17. This Order amends the Intellectual Property (Unregistered Rights) (Works of Foreign Provenance) (Jersey) Order 2012 which makes provision in relation to the application of the Intellectual Property (Unregistered Rights) (Jersey) Law 2011.

Employment (Minimum Wage) (Amendment No. 16) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.6/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 21 January 2020 and come into force on 1 April 2020. These Regulations will, from 1 April 2020, increase by 3.81% the limits on the amounts that may be taken into account where an employer provides food or living accommodation to an employee as part of their employment package. The limits were last increased on 1 October 2019.

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.5/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 21 January 2020 and come into force on Tuesday 28 January 2020. These Regulations permit the making of enquiries regarding spent convictions in processing an application for a licence to produce, supply, offer to supply or possess a controlled drug or to cultivate Cannabis plants.

Banking Business (Depositors Compensation) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 R&O.4/2020

These Regulations were made by the States on Tuesday 21 January 2020 and come into force on Tuesday 28 January 2020. These Regulations amend the Banking Business (Depositors Compensation) (Jersey) Regulations 2009, in order to add criminal offences and provisions about information. The amendments give the Board powers to demand relevant information from various persons, and a new power to demand information from banks, at any time and in a specified format, about their total holdings of eligible deposits (and other information relevant to functions under, or the operation of, the depositors compensation scheme).

European Union (Regulations Related to United Kingdom Exit – Commencement) (Jersey) Order 2020 R&O.3/2020

This Order was made by the Minister for External Relations on Monday 20 January 2020 and came into force forthwith. The Order brings into force the whole of the European Union (United Kingdom Exit – Miscellaneous Amendments) (Jersey) Regulations 2019, Regulations 1 and 4 of the European Union (Financial Services – Miscellaneous Amendments) (Jersey) Regulations 2019 and Regulations 1, 6, 7 and 8 of the Intellectual Property (Unregistered Rights) (Application, Transitional Provisions and Savings) (Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2019, at 11pm on Friday 31 January 2020.

The Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records and Registration) (Jersey) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 R&O.2/2020

These Regulations, which were made by the Secretary of State for the Home Office on 24 September 2019, were registered in the Royal Court on Friday 17 January 2020 and come into force on Friday 24 January 2020. These Regulations amend the Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records and Registration) (Jersey) Regulations 2010 by increasing the fees payable in relation to an application for the issue of a criminal record certificate or an enhanced criminal record certificate, and adding provision for a fee to be payable in relation to an application for the issue of a criminal conviction certificate.

The Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records and Registration) (Jersey) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2012 R&O.1/2020

These Regulations, which were made by the Secretary of State for the Home Office on 23 October 2012, were registered in the Royal Court on Friday 17 January 2020 and came into force on Saturday 18 January 2020. These Regulations amend Regulation 8 of the Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records and Registration) (Jersey) Regulations 2010 to provide for the central records database to be held by the Secretary of State instead of the National Policing Improvement Agency.


Printed copies of the enactments are available at the States Assembly Information Centre, Morier House, Halkett Place, St Helier, and electronic versions are available on the Jersey Law website.

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