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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.

Ordinances made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 14th November, 2017

Laws registered on the 13th November, 2017

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 8th November, 2017

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 31st October, 2017

Ordinance laid before the States of Deliberation on the 18th October, 2017

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 27th September, 2017

Ordinances laid before the States of Deliberation on the 27th September, 2017

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 6th September, 2017

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 5th September, 2017

Ordinances made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 22nd August, 2017

Laws registered on the 14th August, 2017

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 21st June, 2017

Ordinance laid before the States of Deliberation on the 21st June, 2017

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 13th June, 2017

Laws registered on the 22nd May, 2017

Ordinance approved by the States of Deliberation on 17th May, 2017

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 16th May, 2017

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on 26th April, 2017

Law registered on the 10th April, 2017

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on 31st March, 2017

Ordinance approved by the States of Deliberation on 30th March, 2017

Ordinance approved by the States of Deliberation on 29th March, 2017

Ordinance laid before the States of Deliberation on the 8th March, 2017

Ordinance approved by the States of Deliberation on 15th February, 2017

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 14th February, 2017

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 17th January, 2017

Laws registered on the 16th January, 2017

2017 Ordinances made by the Chief Pleas of Sark

Latest Guernsey Statutory Instruments

  • No. 1 - The Driving Tests (Fees) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 2 - The Boarding Permit Fees Order, 2017
  • No. 3 - The Trade Marks (Register of Trade Mark Agents) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 4 - The Registered Designs (Register of Design Right Agents) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 5 - The Terrorism and Crime (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2002 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 6 - The Licensees (Conduct of Business) Rules 2016 (Amendment) Rules 2017
  • No. 7 - The Parking Places (Amendment) Order, 2017
  • No. 8 - The Prohibited and One-Way Streets (Amendment) Order, 2017
  • No. 9 - The Boarding Permit Fees (No.2) Order, 2017
  • No. 10 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Vale Castle) Order 2017
  • No. 11 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Muratti Vase Football Final) Order 2017
  • No. 12 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (La Vallette, St Peter Port) Order 2017
  • No. 13 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Liberation Day) Order 2017
  • No. 14 - The Approved Warehouses (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Order, 2017
  • No. 15 - The Open Market Housing Register (Fees) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 16 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Liberation Day) (No. 2) Order 2017
  • No. 17 - The Population Management (Employment Records) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 18 - The Population Management (Employment Permit Applications) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 19 - The Population Management (Resident Certificates and Permits) (Fees) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 20 - The Liquor Licensing (Fees) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 21 - The Weights and Measures (Fees) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 22 - The Insider Dealing (Securities and Regulated Markets) (Amendment) Order, 2017
  • No. 23 - The Animal Welfare (Amendment) Order, 2017
  • No. 24 - The Animal Welfare (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 25 - The Companies (Recognised Stock Exchanges) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 26 - The Traffic Temporary (Rue du Coudre) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 27 - The Regulation of Fiduciaries (Annual Return) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 28 - The Prison (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 29 - The Land Planning and Development (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 30 - The Customs and Excise (Relief for Home-Brewed Liquor) (Guernsey and Alderney) Order, 2017
  • No. 31 - The Income Tax (Guernsey) (Employees Tax Instalment Scheme) (Amendment) Regulations, 2016
  • No. 32 - The Criminal Justice (Review of Notification Requirements) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 33 - The Customs and Excise (Relief for Home-Brewed Liquor) (Guernsey and Alderney) (No. 2) Order, 2017
  • No. 34  - The Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc. (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Pensions Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 35 - The Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (Amendment of Part XVIA) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 36 - The Air Navigation (Air Transport Licensing Laws) (AOC Amendment) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 37 - The Pension Licensees (Conduct of Business) & Domestic and International Pension Scheme and Gratuity Scheme Rules 2017
  • No. 38 - The Beneficial Ownership (Definition) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 39 - The LLPs (Annual Validation) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 40 - The Public Transport (Fees) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 41 - The Foundations (Annual Renewal) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 42 - The Companies (Beneficial Ownership) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 43 - The Companies (Annual Validation) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 44 - The Foundations (Investment Schemes) (Exemption) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 45 - The Parking Places (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 2017
  • No. 46 - The Air Navigation (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Single European Rules of the Air) (Preliminary) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 47 - The Air Navigation (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Single European Rules of the Air) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 48 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 49 - The Financial Services Commission (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 50 - The Financial Services Commission (Regulatory Laws) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 51 - The Beneficial Ownership (Definition) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 52 - The Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Guernsey) Law, 2017 (Commencement) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 53 - The Disclosure (Financial Services Commission) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) (Commencement) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 54 - The Criminal Justice (Proceeds of Crime) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) (Commencement) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 55 - The Criminal Justice (Proceeds of Crime) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Beneficial Ownership) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 56 - The Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc. (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 57 - The Pension Licensees (Conduct of Business) & Domestic and International Pension Scheme and Gratuity Scheme Rules (No. 2) 2017
  • No. 58 - The Approved Warehouses (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment No. 2) Order, 2017
  • No. 59 - The Notifiable Animal Diseases Order, 2017
  • No. 60 - The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying ) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Air Display Regulations, 2017
  • No. 61 - The Data Protection (Processing of Sensitive Personal Data) (Ofsted) Order, 2017
  • No. 62 - The Offences (Fixed Penalties) (Guernsey) Order, 2017
  • No. 63 - The Firearms and Weapons (Specially Dangerous Air Weapons) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 64 - The Wastewater Charges (Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 65 - The Water Charges (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 66 - The Road Humps (Salerie Car Park) Order, 2017
  • No. 67 - The Parking Places (Amendment) (No. 3) Order, 2017
  • No. 68 - The Approved Warehouses (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment No. 3) Order, 2017
  • No. 69 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 70 - The Social Insurance (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Incapacity Benefit) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 71 - Waste Disposal and Recovery Charges Regulations, 2017
  • No. 72 - The Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc. (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Pensions Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 73 - The Harbour Dues and Facilities Charges (Guernsey) Regulations, 2018
  • No. 74 - The Airport Fees (Guernsey and Alderney) Regulations, 2018
  • No. 75 - The Mooring Charges (Guernsey) Regulations, 2018
  • No. 76 - The Pilotage Dues (Guernsey) Regulations, 2018
  • No. 77 - The Forfeiture of Money etc in Civil Proceedings (Designation of Countries) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 78 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 79 - The Health Service (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 80 - The Control of Poisonous Substances (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 81 - The Excise Duties (Temporary Variation of Rates) Order, 2017
  • No. 82 - The Firearms and Weapons (Forms and Particulars) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 83 - The Firearms and Weapons (Exceptions, Exemptions and Defences) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 84 - The Firearms and Weapons (Fees) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 85 - The Firearms and Weapons (Approved Ranges) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 86 - The Investor Protection (Designated Countries and Territories) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 87 - The Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Provision of Information) (Transitional Provisions) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 88 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No. 4) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 89 - The Minimum Wage (Prescribed Rates and Qualifications) (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 90 - The Minimum Wage (Accommodation and Food Offsets) (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 91 - The Income Tax (Guernsey) (Employees Tax Instalment Scheme) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 92 - The Data Protection (Transfer in the Substantial Public Interest) (Amendment) Order, 2017
  • No. 93 - The Civil Contingencies (Contingency Planning) (Information Arrangements) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 94 - The Animal Welfare (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 2017
  • No. 95 - The Animal Welfare (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 96 - The Population Management (Employment Permit Applications) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 97 - The Road Traffic (Compulsory Third-Party Insurance) (Recovery of Expenses) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 98 - The Document Duty (Anti-Avoidance) (Fees) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 99 - The Beneficial Ownership (Definition) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 101 - The Income Tax (Pensions) (Contribution Limits and Tax-free Lump Sums) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017

Latest 2017 U.K. Statutory Instruments registered in Guernsey

Latest Practice Directions

  • Practice Direction 1/2017 - Family Proceedings - Disclosure for 2017 FPAS Inspection
  • Practice Direction 2/2017 - Adoption Proceedings - Disclosure of Information for 2017 FPAS Inspection

Latest 2017 Unreported Judgments

  • Guernsey Judgment 1/2017 - DM Property Holdings (Guernsey) Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 2/2017 - Kleinwort Benson v Aras Investment Management Limited and Nerine Fund Administrators Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 3/2017 - XABC v The Guernsey Finanical Services Commission
  • Guernsey Judgment 4/2017 - Rawlinson & Hunter v ITG Ltd
  • Guernsey Judgment 5/2017 - X v Law Officers of the Crown
  • Guernsey Judgment 6/2017 - Popat v Popat & Others
  • Guernsey Judgment 7/2017 - Prodefin Trading Ltd v Midland Resources Holding & Others
  • Guernsey Judgment 8/2017 - Forfeiture of Money in Civil Proceedings
  • Guernsey Judgment 9/2017 - Puma Brandenberg Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 10/2017 - Puma Brandenberg Limited - McNeill
  • Guernsey Judgment 11/2017 - In re the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust
  • Guernsey Judgment 12/2017 - In re the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust
  • Guernsey Judgment 13/2017 - Michael Joseph Peter Doyle v The Law Officer Officers of the Crown
  • Guernsey Judgment 14/2017 - Hindle v Kitching
  • Guernsey Judgment 15/2017 - Whittaker v Concept Fiduciaries Ltd
  • Guernsey Judgment 16/2017 - Green v Torode
  • Guernsey Judgment 17/2017 - Credit Suisse Trust Limited v Haggiag
  • Guernsey Judgment 18/2017 - Batty v Bourse Trust Company Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 19/2017 - Law Officers of the Crown v XY
  • Guernsey Judgment 20/2017 - Jamie McClaren v The Law Officers of the Crown
  • Guernsey Judgment 21/2017 - T Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 22/2017 - The Registrar of La Chambre de Discipline v An Advocate
  • Guernsey Judgment 23/2017 - A v R
  • Guernsey Judgment 24/2017 - Executor v Eight Beneficiaries
  • Guernsey Judgment 25/2017 - Pirouet & Batiste v The States of Guernsey
  • Guernsey Judgment 26/2017 - Nordbo v Baker
  • Guernsey Judgment 27/2017 - Puma Brandenburg Limited v Aralon Resources and Investment Company Limited & Nortrust Nominees Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 28/2017 - Le Page v The Law Officers of the Crown
  • Guernsey Judgment 29/2017 - Puma Brandenburg Limited v Aralon Resources and Investment Company Limited & Nortrust Nominees Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 30/2017 - Kleinwort Benson (Guernsey) Limited v Aras Investment Management Limited and Active Fund Services Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 31/2017 - Puma Brandenberg Limited and a Scheme of Arrangement
  • Guernsey Judgment 32/2017 - Lee Douglass (in Bankruptcy) and Krasner & Wright
  • Guernsey Judgment 33/2017 - Daniel De Kock v The Law Officers of the Crown
  • Guernsey Judgment 34/2017 - Midland Resources Holding Limited v Prodefin Trading Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 35/2017 - HSBC Private Bank (C.I) Limited and HSBC Bank Plc
  • Guernsey Judgment 36/2017 - Jubilee General (Longport)
  • Guernsey Judgment 37/2017 - Arasbridge Liquidation
  • Guernsey Judgment 38/2017 - Carlyle Capital Corporation Limited v Conway Others
  • Guernsey Judgment 39/2017 - Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited v Glenalla and Rawlinson & Hunter
  • Guernsey Judgment 40/2017 - The Law Officers of the Crown v A A Osborne
  • Guernsey Judgment 41/2017 - Rogers v Moerman
  • Guernsey Judgment 42/2017 - Hindle v Kitching
  • Guernsey Judgment 43/2017 - The "R" Trusts
  • Guernsey Judgment 44/2017 - Providence Investment Funds PCC Limited & Providence Investment Management International Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 45/2017 - The Law Officers of the Crown v Robilliard
  • Guernsey Judgment 46/2017 - The Law Officers of the Crown v Monday
  • Guernsey Judgment 47/2017 - Tchenguiz v Akers & Hamedani
  • Guernsey Judgment 48/2017 - Eagle Holdings Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 49/2017 - In re the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust

Latest 2016 Unreported Judgments

  • Guernsey Judgment 52/2016 - Nordbo v Baker
  • Guernsey Judgment 53/2016 - The First Trustee and The Second Trustee v Beneficiary 1, 2, 3  and Minor and Unborn Beneficiaries
  • Guernsey Judgment 54/2016 - A, a Taxpayer v Director of Income Tax, States of Guernsey Income Tax Office

Latest Orders of the Royal Court

  • ORC 1/2017  - The Matrimonial Causes (Amendment) Rules, 2017