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This page is updated monthly to inform users of Laws recently registered on the records of the Island and Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation, with hyper-links to electronic copies of the full text.  It also includes details of new Practice Directions and Judgments published on the site.

Users are advised to note that, with effect from 2nd May, 2017, references in Guernsey legislation to marriage, married persons or persons who have been married, and to unmarried persons who are or have been living together as if they were married, and related references however expressed, shall be deemed to include same-sex marriage and persons who are or have been in a same-sex marriage or relationship, except where a contrary intention is expressed. Such references should be construed in accordance with sections 2 and 3 of the  Same-Sex Marriage (Guernsey) Law, 2016. Contrary provision is made in the 2016 Law and in the Same-Sex Marriage (Consequential and Miscellaneous Amendments and Contrary Provisions) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2017: those amendments have been incorporated into the consolidated texts on this website.

Legislation most recently registered or approved.

Ordinance approved by the States on the 15 January, 2020

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on 11 December, 2019

Ordinances made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 10th December, 2019

Law registered on the 9 December, 2019

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 27 November, 2019

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on 8th November, 2019

Laws registered on the 4 November, 2019

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 16 October, 2019

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 27 September, 2019

Ordinance approved by the States of Deliberation on the 17 July, 2019

Ordinances laid before the States of Deliberation on the 12 June, 2019

Laws registered on the 3 June, 2019

Ordinances laid before the States of Deliberation on the 22 May, 2019

Ordinance approved by the States of Deliberation on the 24 April, 2019

Ordinances made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 23 April, 2019

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 2 April, 2019

Ordinances laid before the States on the 27 March, 2019

Laws registered on 26th March, 2019

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 26 March, 2019

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 12th March, 2019

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 27th February, 2019

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on 12 February, 2019 

Ordinance approved by the States of Deliberation on the 1st February 2019

Ordinances made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 15 January, 2019

Laws registered on the 14 January, 2019

2020 Ordinances made by the Chief Pleas of Sark

2019 Ordinances made by the Chief Pleas of Sark

Latest Guernsey Statutory Instruments

  • No. 1 - The Income Support (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 2 - The Data Protection (General Provisions) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Latest 2019 U.K. Statutory Instruments registered in Guernsey

Latest Practice Directions

  • Practice Direction 1/2018 - Mental Health Review Tribunal

Latest 2019 Unreported Judgments

  • [2019]GRC002 - De La Haye v The Law Officers of the Crown
  • [2019]GRC003 - In the matter of the Arasbridge Unit Trust
  • [2019]GRC004 - Smith v Carey Olsen
  • [2019]GRC005 - A Taxpayer v Director of Income Tax
  • [2019]GRC006 - Liang v RBC Trustees (Guernsey) Limited
  • [2019]GRC007 - Smith v Carey Olsen
  • [2019]GRC008 - Gomoll v Ruggaber
  • [2019]GRC009 - Public Trustee v Red River Properties Limited and Others
  • [2019]GRC010 - Bookless v The Law Officers of the Crown
  • [2019]GRC011 - Rusnano Capital AG (in liquidation) v Molard International (Ptc) Limited and Pullborough International Corp
  • [2019]GRC012 - A W Holdings Corp v The Constables of The Castel Parish and HM Procureur and HM Receiver
  • [2019]GRC013 - A and C v PQ, RS and T Trustees Limited
  • [2019]GCA014 - Carlyle Capital Corporation Limited v Conway Others
  • [2019]GRC015 - In the matter of: Highbridge Investments LP, Inc
  • [2019]GCA016 - Carey Olsen v Smith
  • [2019]GRC017 - X Trustees Limited v Y Trustees Company Limited and Beneficiary E
  • [2019]GRC018 - Law Officers of the Crown v Stewart
  • [2019]GRC019 - Law Officers of the Crown v Collum and Clayton
  • [2019]GRC020 - Law Officers of the Crown v Wardrop
  • [2019]GRC021 - Law Officers of the Crown v Mozgala
  • [2019]GRC022 - Law Officers of the Crown v Fox
  • [2019]GRC023 - Law Officers of the Crown v Fawcett
  • [2019]GRC024 - Law Officers of the Crown v Halker
  • [2019]GRC025 - Law Officers of the Crown v Pepperrell
  • [2019]GRC026 - Law Officers of the Crown v Le Prevost
  • [2019]GRC027 - Law Officers of the Crown v Jehan
  • [2019]GRC028 - Law Officers of the Crown v Dawson-Ball and MacPane
  • [2019]GRC029 - Law Officers of the Crown v Walters
  • [2019]GRC030 - Law Officers of the Crown v Easton
  • [2019]GRC031 - Law Officers of the Crown v Noviks
  • [2019]GRC032 - Law Officers of the Crown v Meagher and Clarke
  • [2019]GRC033 - Law Officers of the Crown v Bettie
  • [2019]GRC034 - Law Officers of the Crown v Vaivars
  • [2019]GRC035 - Law Officers of the Crown v Leonczuk
  • [2019]GRC036 - Law Officers of the Crown v Thomason
  • [2019]GRC037 - A v R
  • [2019]GRC038 - In the matter of the liquidation of Conqueror Holdings Limited
  • [2019]GRC039 - Le Billon v Law Officers of the Crown
  • [2019]GRC040 - Law Officers of the Crown v Dixon
  • [2019]GRC041 - Law Officers of Crown v Glen-Williamson
  • [2019]GCA042 - Leonczuk v Law Officers of the Crown
  • [2019]GRC043 - Pontin v The President of the Committee for the Environment and Infrastructure
  • [2019]GRC044 - Law Officers of the Crown v Lewell
  • [2019]GRC045 - Law Officers of the Crown v Barbosa
  • [2019]GRC046 - Law Officers of the Crown v D
  • [2019]GRC047 - Law Officers of the Crown v Tostevin
  • [2019]GRC048 - Law Officers of the Crown v Valt
  • [2019]GJC049 - Re A [A Child] [Non-accidental injury]
  • [2019]GRC050 - Popat v Popat and Others
  • [2019]GRC051 - Law Officers of the Crown v Prestidge and McDermott
  • [2019]GRC052 - M Limited as Trustee of the B Trust v W
  • [2019]GRC053 - Law Officers of the Crown v Prestidge and McDermott
  • [2019]GRC054 - Law Officers of the Crown v Prestidge and McDermott
  • [2019]GRC055 - Rutowicz v Channel Welders Limited
  • [2019]GRC056 - Law Officers of the Crown v Bucknall
  • [2019]GRC057 - Law Officers of the Crown v Lydall
  • [2019]GRC058 - Law Officers of the Crown v Robinson
  • [2019]GRC059 - Law Officers of the Crown v Wray
  • [2019]GRC060 - Law Officers of the Crown v Smith and Stevens
  • [2019]GRC061 - Law Officers of the Crown v Moriarty
  • [2019]GRC062 - Law Officers of the Crown v Norman
  • [2019]GRC063 - Khuller v FNB International Trustees Limited
  • [2019]GRC064 - ITG Ltd and Bayeux Ltd v Geneva Trust (Tchenguiz Trusts) et al
  • [2019]GRC065 - In the matter of the K Trust
  • [2019]GRC066 - In the matter of the St John Ambulance Pension Scheme
  • [2019]GRC067 - Law Officers of the Crown v Baller
  • [2019]GRC068 - Law Officers of the Crown v Le Noury
  • [2019]GRC069 - Law Officers of the Crown v Bichard and Le Page
  • [2019]GRC070 - Sahara City Co Limited v Chiverton
  • [2019]GRC071 - Brehaut and Others v Brehaut
  • [2019]GRC072 - Law Officers of the Crown v Goulding
  • [2019]GRC073 - Law Officers of the Crown v Ferryspeed Guernsey Limited
  • [2019]GRC074 - In the Matter of the B Trust, A v Nerine Trust Company Limited
  • [2019]GRC075 - Sampson and Others v Estera Corporate Trustees (Guernsey) Limited

 

Latest Orders of the Royal Court

  • ORC 1/2018 - The Royal Court High Hedges (Appeals and References) Rules, 2018 
  • ORC 2/2018 - The Royal Court Mental Health Review Tribunal Procedure (Amendment) Rules, 2018
  • ORC 3/2018 - The Mental Health Review Tribunal Procedure (Amendment) Rules (No.2), 2018
  • ORC 4/2018 - The Royal Court (Costs and Fees) (Amendment) Rules, 2018
  • ORC 5/2018 - The Magistrates Court (Fees) (Amendment) Rules, 2018
  • ORC 6/2018 - The Shorthand Notes and Transcripts (Criminal Cases) (Amendment) Rules, 2018
  • ORC 7/2018 - The Matrimonial Causes (Amendment) Rules, 2018