Reason(s) for Decision:
Article 18(1)(c) of the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2005 states that all or any part of the amount appropriated by a head of expenditure may, with the approval of the Minister for Treasury and Resources, be used for the purposes of another head of expenditure.
Article 18(1B) of the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2005 states that the Minister shall, after consulting the Chief Minister and PAO, give the States Assembly at least 2 weeks’ notice before an amount is transferred under paragraph (1)(c).
Article 18(1C) of the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2005 states that before giving notice under paragraph (1B), the Minister shall, in relation to any States funded body, consult the Minister responsible for that body.
The Council of Ministers were consulted during their meeting of 12th December 2018.