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Interpretation and Standard Provisions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2016 (Commencement and Amendment) Ordinance, 2018

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The Interpretation and Standard Provisions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2016 (Commencement and Amendment) Ordinance, 2018
 
THE STATES, in pursuance of their Resolution of the 29th June, 2005[a], and in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 12(2), 20 and 30 of the Interpretation and Standard Provisions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2016[b], and after consultation with the Policy and Finance Committee of the States of Alderney and the Policy and Performance Committee of the Chief Pleas of Sark, hereby order:-
 
Commencement of the Law.
1.      The Interpretation and Standard Provisions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2016 ("the Law") shall come into force on the 1st October 2018.
 
Amendments.
2.      The Law is amended as follows -
 
(a)      immediately after section 9(3), insert the following subsection -
 
"(4)      For the avoidance of doubt and for the purposes of this section, "made", in relation to a Law, has the meaning given in Part II of the Schedule.",
 
(b)      in section 19, immediately after "that other enactment as" insert "from time to time",
 
(c)      in Part I of the Schedule -
 
(i)      at the end of the definition of "enactment", insert "and any reference in an enactment to another enactment is a reference to that other enactment as from time to time amended, re-enacted (with or without modification), extended or applied,",
 
(ii)      in the definition of "European Union", "EU instrument", "the Treaties" and "the EU Treaties", for the words "section 1 of, and Schedule 1 to the European Communities (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1973", substitute "section 12 of, and Schedule 2 to, the European Union (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2018", and
 
(iii)      in paragraph (c)(iii) of the definition of "officer of police", for the words "by the Court of the Seneschal" substitute "under section 54 of the Reform (Sark) Law, 2008[c], and
 
(d)      in Part II of the Schedule -
 
(i)      in the definition of "document", for "." substitute ",                   and", and
 
(ii)      immediately after the definition of "document", insert the following definition -
 
""made", in relation to a Law, is a reference to its
approval by -
 
(i)      where it applies in Alderney only, the States of Alderney,
 
(ii)      where it applies in Sark only, the Chief Pleas of Sark,
 
(iii)      where it applies in Alderney and Sark only, the final legislature the approval of which is required before the Law may be transmitted to the Committee for the Affairs of Jersey and Guernsey of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, and
 
(iv)      in any other case, the States of Deliberation.".
 
Citation.
3.      This Ordinance may be cited as the Interpretation and Standard Provisions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2016 (Commencement and Amendment) Ordinance, 2018.
 
Commencement.
4.      (1)      Subject to subsection (2), this Ordinance shall come into force on the 1st October 2018.
 
(2)      Section 2(c)(ii) shall come into force when section 12 of, and Schedule 2 to, the European Union (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2018, comes into force.

[a]

Article XI of Billet d'État No. IX of 2005.

[b]

No. V of 2018.

[c]

No. V of 2008; as amended by Order in Council No. VI of 2008; No. XXVII of 2008; No. XIV of 2010; No. XII of 2011; No. XI of 2014; No. IX of 2016; No. II of 2017; Sark Ordinance Nos. II and VI of 2015); Sark Ordinance No. XI of 2017.