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Social Insurance (Guernsey) Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

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The Social Insurance (Guernsey) Law
(Amendment) Ordinance, 2017
THE STATES, in pursuance of their Resolution of the 3rd November, 2016[a], and in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 115A and 116 of the Social Insurance (Guernsey) Law, 1978[b], sections 203A and 208C of the Income Tax (Guernsey) Law, 1975[c] and all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby order:-
Amendment of the Social Insurance (Guernsey) Law, 1978 and the Social Insurance (Rates of Contributions and Benefits, etc.) Ordinance, 2016.
1.      In both of the following enactments, for "invalidity", in each place where the word occurs, substitute "incapacity" –
(a)      the Social Insurance (Guernsey) Law, 1978, and
(b)      the Social Insurance (Rates of Contributions and Benefits, etc.) Ordinance, 2016[d].
Amendment of the Income Tax (Guernsey) Law, 1975.
2.      In section 27(2)(c) of the Income Tax (Guernsey) Law, 1975, for "invalidity", substitute "incapacity".
3.      (1)      In this Ordinance –
"enactment" means any Law, Ordinance or subordinate legislation and includes any provision or portion of a Law, an Ordinance or any subordinate legislation, and
"subordinate legislation" means any regulation, rule, order, rule of court, resolution, scheme, byelaw or other instrument made under any statutory, customary or inherent power and having legislative effect, but does not include an Ordinance.
(2)      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.
4.      This Ordinance has effect in the Islands of Guernsey, Alderney, Herm and Jethou.
5.      This Ordinance may be cited as the Social Insurance (Guernsey) Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017.
6.      This Ordinance shall come into force on the 20th September, 2017.


Article IV of Billet d’État No XXVII of 2016.


Ordres en Conseil Vol. XXVI, p. 292; amended by Vol. XXVII, pp. 238, 307 and 392; Vol. XXIX, pp. 24, 148 and 422; Vol. XXXI, p. 278; Vol. XXXII, p. 59; Vol. XXXIV, p. 510.; Vol. XXXV(1), p. 161; Vol. XXXVI, pp. 123 and 343; Vol. XXXVIII, p. 59; Vol. XXXIX, p. 107; Vol. XL, p. 351; Order in Council No. X of 2000; No. XXIV of 2003; No. XI of 2004; No. XVIII of 2007; No. V of 2012; No. IV of 2014; No. III of 2016; Recueil d'Ordonnances Tome XXV, p. 148; Ordinance No. XXXIII of 2003; No. XLIV of 2007; Nos. VII and XLII of 2009; No. XVII of 2011; No. XXXVIII of 2012; No. XXX of 2013; Nos. IX and XXX of 2016.


Ordres en Conseil Vol. XXV, p. 124; amended by Vol. XXVII, p. 333. There are other amendments not relevant to this provision.


Ordinance No. XLI of 2016.