Tag: States Assembly


| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following the success of the Vote.je campaign during the recent elections the States Assembly has now joined the world of Twitter to coincide with the start of the new Assembly elected in the October elections. Officers of the States Greffe will be using the address @statesassembly to inform States members and the public about the […]

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Data Protection court case

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following questions asked in the States Assembly yesterday morning, the Chief Minister has issued the following statement, relating to a judgement issued by the Royal Court on a case brought by the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner: – “In pursuing this case, I am confident that the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner acted […]

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Chief Minister Satatement

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

“On behalf of the Council of Ministers and the States Assembly, I would like to extend our condolences to the families of the two people who died yesterday when a light aircraft crashed off the west coast of Jersey. We were deeply saddened to learn of the accident. “I would like to thank all those […]

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Costs of treating people injured in road traffic accidents to be recouped from insurance companies

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Health and Social Services Department (HSSD) is to start recouping, from insurance companies, some of the costs incurred in treating people injured in road traffic accidents. On Tuesday 19 February 2013, the States Assembly voted for new regulations that will form part of the Motor Traffic (Third Party Insurance) Law. These regulations put in […]

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2013 Budget Approved

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Budget, which was approved yesterday by the States Assembly, introduces a number of measures designed to provide stability, certainty and to support the economy. This is the first time that a Budget has been approved as part of the new Medium Term Financial Planning process and coordinated as part of a wider, longer-term […]

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Electoral Commission to hold public hearing

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

More Islanders will give their views on the future composition of the States Assembly to the States of Jersey Electoral Commission at public hearing tomorrow (Thursday 30th August 2012). Deputies Rob Duhamel and Montfort Tadier and Connétables John Refault and Len Norman will be among those addressing the Commission, as will former States member, Mr. Ted Vibert. […]

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Amendments relating to the Jersey Bank Depositors Compensation Scheme

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Economic Development Department has lodged a package of four amendments relating to the Jersey Bank Depositors Compensation Scheme (“DCS”), which will bring the DCS into line with developing international standards. The amendments will be debated by the States Assembly on 25 September 2012. The DCS was established by the Banking Business (Depositors Compensation) (Jersey) […]

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Islanders to give their views at Electoral Commission public hearing

| August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The States of Jersey Electoral Commission will hear the views of politicians and members of the public on how they see the future of the States Assembly at a public hearing tomorrow (Friday 17th August 2012). Deputy Sean Power, Deputy Trevor Pitman, Deputy Geoff Southern and Senator Alan Breckon will be among those talking to the Commission at […]

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Keeping Children Safe – Your Right to Ask

| August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

A new disclosure scheme which gives people the right to check the background of an individual who has contact with children will come into force in Jersey next year from 1 January 2013 after being agreed by the Children’s Policy Group. When it is launched in Jersey, the Child Sex Offences Disclosure Scheme (CSODS) (known […]

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First stage of Electoral Commission consultation to close on 31st August

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Islanders are being reminded to make their views known to the Electoral Commission before the first stage of consultation closes on 31st August 2012. Islanders have had three months to submit their views on the future composition of the States Assembly and the initial stage of consultation will close at the end of this month. Commission chairman, […]

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