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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.

On 22 September 2020 a corrected version of the Elections Ordinance, 2020 was uploaded to the website. The previous version was incorrect and had been submitted in error. The one change in the corrected version is the substitution of "the 16th day of October" in place of "the 19th day of October" in the wording to be inserted into Article 29(1) of the Reform (Guernsey) Law, 1948 by the modification of the application of that Article made by section 1(b) of the Ordinance. The effect of the substitution, which gives proper effect to the relevant Resolutions of the States, is to make clear that persons elected to the office of People's Deputy at the general election to be held in October 2020 shall take office on 16th October.

Legislation most recently registered or approved.

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 8 September, 2020

Ordinance approved by the States of Deliberation on the 25th August, 2020

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 24th August, 2020

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 19th  August, 2020

Ordinance laid before the States of Deliberation on the 18th August, 2020

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 18th  August, 2020

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on 21st July, 2020

Ordinance laid before the States of Deliberation on the 15 July, 2020

Ordinances approved by the States on 1 July, 2020

Laws registered on 29 June, 2020

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on 17 June, 2020

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 26 May, 2020

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on 22 May, 2020

Ordinance approved by the States of Deliberation on 21 May, 2020

Laws registered on the 23 April, 2020

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 22 April, 2020

Legislation registered on the 6 April 2020

Ordinances laid before the States of Deliberation on 18 March, 2020

Legislation registered on the 9 March 2020

Ordinances approved by the States on the 26th February, 2020

Ordinances laid before the States on the 5th February, 2020

Ordinances made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 4 February, 2020

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
  • No. 3 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 4 - The European Union (Exit Day and Designated Day) (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 5 - European Union (TP Commencement Day) (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 6 - European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 7 - The Registration of Political Parties (Fees) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 8 - The Polling Stations (Hours of Opening) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 9 - The Elections (Presence of Candidates at Count) Rules, 2020
  • No. 10 - The European Union (SMEFF) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Brexit) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 11 - The Pension Scheme and Gratuity Scheme Rules, 2020
  • No. 12 - The Fiduciary Rules, 2020
  • No. 13 - The Electoral Roll (Public Inspection) Rules, 2020
  • No. 14 - The Companies (Recognition of Auditors) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 15 - The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Restrictive Measures) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 16 - The Iraq (Restrictive Measures) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 17 - The Lebanon and Syria (Restrictive Measures) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 18 - The Somalia (Restrictive Measures) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 19 - The Public Health (Notifiable Diseases and Notifiable Agents) (Amendment) Order, 2020
  • No. 20 - The Parking Places (Amendment) Order, 2020
  • No. 21 - The Income Tax (Approved International Agreements) (Implementation) (Mandatory Disclosure Rules) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 22 - The Seat Belts (Exemptions) Order, 2020
  • No. 23 - The Liquor Licensing (Fees) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 24 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 25 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Schools) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 26 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (La Vallette, St Peter Port) Order, 2020
  • No. 27 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Liberation Day) Order, 2020
  • No. 28 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Vale Castle) Order, 2020
  • No. 29 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Control of Premises) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 30 - The Turkey (Restrictive Measures) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 31 - The Parochial Elections (St Peter Port) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 32 - The Parochial Elections (St Pierre du Bois) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 33 - Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Control of Events, Gatherings and Meetings) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) 
  • No. 34 - Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (States Procedures) (Alderney) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 35 - Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Chief Pleas Procedures) (Sark) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 36 - Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Population Management and Miscellaneous Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 37 - Prison (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 38 - Control of Poisonous Substances (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 39 - Boarding Permit Fees Order, 2020
  • No. 40 - Customs and Excise (Relief for Hand Sanitiser) (Guernsey and Alderney) Order, 2020
  • No. 41 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Mental Health) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 42 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Parochial Matters and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 43 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Registration of Deaths etc. and Cremation Procedures) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020.
  • No. 44 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Temporary Registration of Health Professionals) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 45 - The Road Traffic (Construction and Use) (Exemptions) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 46 - The Driving Licences (Amendment) Regulations 2020
  • No. 47 - The Prohibited and One-Way Streets (Amendment) Order 2020#
  • No. 48 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (States Procedures) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 49 - The Prison (Guernsey) (Amendment) (No  2) Regulations 2020
  • No. 50 - The Severe Disability and Carer's Allowance (Guernsey) (Amendment) Law 2019 (Commencement) Regulations 2020
  • No. 51- The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations 2020
  • No. 51 - Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020 (Consolidated text)
  • No. 52 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
  • No. 53 - The Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Rules, 2020
  • No. 54 - The Scrutiny of States and Public Bodies (Guernsey) Ordinance 2020 (Commencement) Regulations 2020
  • No. 55 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No 2) Regulations 2020
  • No. 56 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No 2) Regulations 2020
  • No. 57 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No 2) (Amendment) Regulations,2020
  • No. 58 - The Polling Stations (Hours of Opening) (Revocation) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 59 - Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No. 3) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 60 - The Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing (Amendment No. 2) Rules, 2020
  • No. 61 - The Emergency Power (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No. 3) (Amendment)
  • No. 62 - The Customs and Excise (Relief for Spirits Used in Manufacture) (Guernsey and Alderney) Order, 2020 
  • No. 63 - The Road Humps (Route du Longfrie) Order, 2020
  • No. 65 - The Global Human Rights Sanctions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 66 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No. 4) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 67 - The Polling Stations (Hours of Opening) (No. 2) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 68 - The Limited Partnerships (Fees) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 69 - The Limited Partnerships (Guernsey) (Migration) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 70 - The Electoral Roll (Availability) Rules, 2020
  • No. 71 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Vale Castle) (No. 2) Order, 2020
  • No. 72 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No. 5) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 73 - The Postal Voting Regulations, 2020
  • No. 74 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No. 5) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 75 - The Social Insurance (Contributions) (Amendment and Transitional Provisions) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 76 - The Criminal Conviction Declarations of Candidates (Public Inspection) Rules, 2020
  • No. 77 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No. 5) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 78 - The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Herm) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 79 - The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Air Display) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 80 - The LLPs (Annual Validation) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 81 - The Companies (Annual Validation) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 82 - The Limited Partnerships (Annual Validations) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 83 - The Foundations (Annual Renewal) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 84 - The Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No. 6) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 85 - The Income Tax (Substance Requirements) (Implementation) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 86 - The Airport Fees (Guernsey and Alderney) Regulations,
  • No. 87 - The Harbour Dues and Facilities Charges (Guernsey)
  • No. 88 - The Mooring Charges (Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 89 - The Pilotage Dues (Guernsey) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 90 - The States Housing (Tribunal and Appeals) (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • No. 91 - The Employment and Discrimination Tribunal (Guernsey) Order, 2020
  • No. 94 - Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (General Provision) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No. 6) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Latest 2019 U.K. Statutory Instruments registered in Guernsey

Latest Practice Directions

  • Practice Direction 1/2018 - Mental Health Review Tribunal

Latest 2020 Unreported Judgments

  • [2020]GRC001 - HM Comptroller v Apax (Guernsey) Limited and Others
  • [2020]GCA002 - Hindle v Kitching
  • [2020]GCA003 - Molard International (PTC) Limited and Pullborough International Corp v Rusnano Capital AG (in liquidation)
  • [2020]GRC004 - Law Officers of the Crown v Price
  • [2020]GRC005 - Law Officers of the Crown v Perkins and Welsh
  • [2020]GRC006 - Law Officers of the Crown v Granville, Moon, Shields and Bulmer
  • [2020]GRC007 - A v The Guernsey Bar 
  • [2020]GRC008 - Law Officers of the Crown v Walsh
  • [2020]GRC009 - Law Officers of the Crown v Roussel
  • [2020]GRC010 - Law Officers of the Crown v Bourdou
  • [2020]GRC011 - Law Officers of the Crown v Vincent
  • [2020]GRC012 - In the matter of the Guardianship of a Patient
  • [2020]GRC013 - Law Officers of the Crown v Z (A Young Person)
  • [2020]GCA014 - A W Holdings Corp v Constables of Castel
  • [2020]GCA015 - Hindle v Kitching
  • [2020]GCA016 - Q v Q
  • [2020]GRC017 - Law Officers of the Crown v Isgro'Gatti
  • [2020]GRC018 - Credit Suisse Trust Limited v Haggiag and Others
  • [2020]GRC019 - In the matter of A Pension Plan
  • [2020]GRC020 - ITG Ltd and Bayeux Ltd v Glenalla Properties Ltd et al
  • [2020]GRC021 - Providence Investment Funds PCC Limited v Pricewaterhousecooper CI LLP
  • [2020]GRC022 - Law Officers of the Crown v Gill
  • [2020]GRC023 - Law Officers of the Crown v Glynn
  • [2020]GRC024 - Law Officers of the Crown v Mason
  • [2020]GRC025 - Law Officers of the Crown v Briney
  • [2020]GRC026 - Law Officers of the Crown v Le Couvey
  • [2020]GRC027 - Law Officers of the Crown v Barras and Watt
  • [2020]GCA028 - Simon v Committe for Health and Social Care, States of Guernsey
  • [2020]GRC029 - Law Officers of the Crown v Welch and Birtwistle
  • [2020]GRC030 - Law Officers of the Crown v Carre 
  • [2020]GRC031 - Law Officers of the Crown v Lihou
  • [2020]GRC032 - Law Officers of the Crown v Le Vallee
  • [2020]GRC033 - Law Officers of the Crown v Moore-Vieira
  • [2020]GRC034 - In the matter of Company X (in liquidation)
  • [2020]GRC035 - Chick v Guernsey Financial Services Commission
  • [2020]GRC036 - Barter v Jackson and Others
  • [2020]GRC037 - Law Officers of the Crown v Benjamin Rive
  • [2020]GRC038 - Law Officers of the Crown v Zac Rive
  • [2020]GRC039 - Oliveira v Da Silva
  • [2020]GRC040 - Highland Clo Funding Limited v Terry
  • [2020]GRC041 - Law Officers of the Crown v Halker
  • [2020]GRC042 - Law Officers of the Crown v Phillips
  • [2020]GCA043 - ITG Ltd and Bayeux Ltd v Glenalla Properties Ltd et al
  • [2020]GRC044 - Law Officers of the Crown v Berzins
  • [2020]GRC045 - Law Officers of the Crown v Batiste and Le Moigne
  • [2020]GRC046 - Aareal Bank AG v JJW Limited
  • [2020]GRC047 - In the matter of Saisie Proceedings against Gallienne and Gallienne
  • [2020]GRC048 - Chick v Guernsey Financial Service Commission
  • [2020]GCA049 - ITG Ltd and Bayeux Ltd v Glenalla Properties Ltd et al
  • [2020]GRC050 - The Public Trustee v Red River Properties et al
  • [2020]GCA051 -  Khuller v FNB Interntional Trustees Ltd
  • [2020]GRC052 - Law Officers of the Crown v Topley and Saunders
  • [2020]GRC053 - Law Officers of the Crown v Jenkins and Others
  • [2020]GRC054 - Law Officers of the Crown v Jenkins

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
  • [2019]GCA076 - Guernsey Financial Services Commission v Y
  • [2019]GCA077 - Molard International (PTC) Limited and Pullborough International Corp v Rusnano Capital AG (in liquidation)

 

Latest Orders of the Royal Court

  • ORC 1/2020 - The Greffe (Opening Hours) Order, 2020