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Retrait Lignager (Abolition) (Sark) Law 2018

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The Retrait Lignager (Abolition) (Sark) Law, 2018
THE CHIEF PLEAS OF SARK, in pursuance of their Resolution of the 18th April, 2012, have approved the following provisions which, subject to the Sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, shall have force of law in Sark.
Abolition of right of retrait lignager.
1.      (1)      Subject to subsection (2), the right of redemption of real property ("droit de retrait lignager") is abolished.
(2)      Subsection (1) shall not affect any proceedings en retrait lignager instituted before the commencement of this Law.
2.      (1)      In this Law -
"enactment" includes a Law, an Ordinance and any subordinate legislation and includes any provision or portion of a Law, an Ordinance or any subordinate legislation,
"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)      The Interpretation (Guernsey) Law, 1948[a] applies to the interpretation of this Law.
(3)      Any reference in this Law to an enactment is a reference thereto as from time to time amended, re-enacted (with or without modification), extended or applied.
3.      This Law may be cited as the Retrait Lignager (Abolition) (Sark) Law, 2018.
4.      This Law shall come into force on the date of its registration on the records of Sark.


Ordres en Conseil Vol. XIII, p. 355.