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COVID-19 vaccination liability immunity (FOI)

COVID-19 vaccination liability immunity (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 22 March 2023.
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Can you please confirm if Jersey's Government agreed to provide full immunity from liability to the manufacturers of the Covid-19 jabs?


Can you also confirm if Jersey provided any indemnity for those individuals directly administering the jabs on behalf of the Government?



This information is accessible on Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied. Please see the following link:

Letter from MHSS re COVID-19 Vaccine 18 December 2020.pdf (


The Government of Jersey can confirm appropriate indemnity arrangements for individuals administering COVID vaccines have been and are in place.

Article 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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