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Jersey Appointments Commission (FOI)

Jersey Appointments Commission (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 24 November 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Each of the following JAC annual reports includes a list of appointments overseen by the JAC:

2017: Jersey Appointments Commission Annual Report

2018: Jersey Appointments Commission Annual Report

2019: Ministerial Decisions

2020: Jersey Appointments Commission Annual Report


For each appointment overseen by the JAC in each year, please confirm which JAC Commissioner(s) sat on the panel.

Please also confirm the appointments overseen by the JAC to date in 2021 and confirm which JAC Commissioner(s) sat on the panel.


For each selected candidate, please confirm the role they held immediately prior to being appointed.

Please also confirm the salary and / or expenses claimed for each of the JAC Commissioners and the Chair for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 so far.


For years prior to 2021 this information is not held centrally and would require manual consolidation of multiple data sources in order to provide a response and therefore Article 16 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied.

It is estimated that the cost of extracting the data would exceed the cost limit provisions set out in the Freedom of Information (Costs) (Jersey) Regulations 2014.

B and C 

A full list of the completed appointments and roles held immediately prior to appointment overseen by the JAC including the details of the assigned commissioner(s) can be found in the attachment below.

As some information is publicly available, in respect of roles held immediately prior to appointment, Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies. Links to information already accessible have been provided in the below table.

For Non-Government Recruitment roles, the Government of Jersey does not hold information on the candidates’ previous employment history. Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies.

GOJ and Non-GOJ Recruitment 


In relation to costs for the commissioners, they are contracted to receive a salary of £5,000 per annum.

The was a single expense claim made in 2018 for £251 by a Commissioner. There have been no other expenses claimed by Commissioners since 2017.

The 2017 to 2021 (to date) costs for the Chair are shown below:




​2017​£31,500 £4,892 ​
​2018​£38,000 ​£4,479
​2019​£69,000 ​£9,068
​2020​£29,500 ​£366
​2021 up to 31 October​£41,500 ​£52

Articles applied

Article 3 - Meaning of “information held by a public authority”

For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a) it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b) it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.

Article 16 - A scheduled public authority may refuse to supply information if cost excessive

(1) A scheduled public authority that has been requested to supply information may refuse to supply the information if it estimates that the cost of doing so would exceed an amount determined in the manner prescribed by Regulations.

Article 23 - Information accessible to applicant by other means

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

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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