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Criminal Justice (Sex Offenders and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2013 (Commencement) Ordinance, 2015

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The Criminal Justice (Sex Offenders and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2013 (Commencement) Ordinance, 2015
 
THE STATES, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 54(8), 55 and 57 of the Criminal Justice (Sex Offenders and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2013[a] and all other provisions enabling them in that behalf, hereby order:-
 
Commencement of the Law.
1.      (1)      The provisions of the Criminal Justice (Sex Offenders and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2013 ("the Law") set out in subsection (2) shall come into force on the 29th April, 2015.
 
(2)      The provisions of the Law are -
 
(a)      section 1,
 
(b)      section 25,
 
(c)      Part VIII, and
 
(d)      Part IX (including section 54 so far as it relates to the provisions brought into force by this Ordinance), except sections 50 and 53.
 
(3)      Section 53 of the Law shall come into force on the registration of the Sexual Offences (Incitement, Jurisdiction and Protected Material) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2009[b] on the Records of the Island.       
 
Amendment of section 54.
2.      The following amendments are made to section 54 of the Law ("Interpretation") -
 
(a)      immediately after the definition of "notifier", insert -
 
""picture" includes a likeness, howsoever produced,",
 
(b)      immediately after the definition of "prescribed notification requirements", insert -
 
""publication" includes any speech, writing, relevant programme or other communication in whatever form, which is addressed to the public at large or any section of the public (and for this purpose every relevant programme shall be taken to be so addressed) but shall not include an indictment or other document prepared for use in particular legal proceedings,", and
 
(c)      immediately after the definition of "relevant offence", insert -
 
""relevant programme" means a programme included in a programme service, within the meaning of the Broadcasting Act 1990 of the United Kingdom as that Act from time to time has effect in the Bailiwick by virtue of any Order in Council.".
 
Interpretation.
3.      (1)      In this Ordinance, unless the context requires otherwise -
 
"enactment" means any Law, Ordinance or subordinate legislation,
 
"the Law" means the Criminal Justice (Sex Offenders and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2013, and
 
"subordinate legislation" means any regulation, rule, order, rule of court, resolution, scheme, byelaw or other instrument made under any enactment and having legislative effect.
 
(2)      The Interpretation (Guernsey) Law, 1948[c] applies to the interpretation of this Ordinance throughout the Bailiwick.
 
(3)      Any reference in this Ordinance to an enactment is a reference thereto as from time to time amended, re-enacted (with or without modification), extended or applied.
 
Citation.
4.      This Ordinance may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Sex Offenders and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2013 (Commencement) Ordinance, 2015.

[a]

Order in Council No. IX of 2014.

[b]

Approved by the States of Deliberation on the 25th February, 2009.

[c]

Ordres en Conseil Vol. XIII, p. 355.