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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.

Law registered on the 9th April, 2018

Ordinance made by the Policy & Resources Committee on the 27th March, 2018

Laws registered on the 12th March, 2018

Ordinance approved by the States of Deliberation on the 28th February, 2018

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 7th February, 2018

Ordinances laid before the States of Deliberation on the 7th February, 2018

Ordinances laid before the States of Deliberation on the 17th January, 2018

Laws registered on the 15th January, 2018

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on the 13th December, 2017

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

Ordinances approved by the States of Deliberation on 29th November, 2017

Ordinance made the Policy & Resources Committee on the 28th November, 2017

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

2018 Ordinances made by the Chief Pleas of Sark

Latest Guernsey Statutory Instruments

  • No. 1 - The Misuse of Drugs (Modification) Order, 2018
  • No. 2 - The Social Insurance (Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018
  • No. 3 - The Boarding Permit Fees Order, 2018
  • No. 4 - The Insurance Business (Special Purpose Insurer) Rules 2016 December 2016 (as amended February 2018)
  • No. 5 - The Financial Resources Requirements Rules, 2018
  • No. 6 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018
  • No. 7 - The Animal Welfare (Amendment of Schedule 2) Regulations, 2018
  • No. 8 - The Animal Welfare (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2012 (Commencement) Order, 2018
  • No. 9 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No.2) Regulations, 2018
  • No. 10 - The Misuse of Drugs (Modification No. 2) Order, 2018
  • No. 11 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Vale Castle) Order, 2018
  • No. 12 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Liberation Day) Order, 2018
  • No. 13 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (La Vallette, St Peter Port) Order, 2018
  • No. 14 - The Liquor Licensing (Fees) Regulations, 2018
  • No. 15 - The Parking Places (Amendment) Order, 2018
  • No. 16 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No.3) Regulations, 2018

Latest 2018 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
  • Practice Direction 3/2017 - Royal Court - Lodging of Papers in Criminal Matters

Latest 2018 Unreported Judgments

  • Guernsey Judgment 1/2018 - M v St Anne's Trustees Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 2/2018 - Tchenguiz, Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees S.A. v Akers, Hamedani & Fort Trustees Limited, Balchan Management Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 3/2018 - In re the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust ("the TDT")
  • Guernsey Judgment 4/2018 - In re the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust ("the TDT")
  • Guernsey Judgment 5/2018 - NYX Gaming Group Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 6/2018 - Lovering V AFR Advocates
  • Guernsey Judgment 7/2018 - Artemis Trustees Limited and anr v M Sandle and anr
  • Guernsey Judgment 8/2018 - Artemis Trustees Limited and anr v M Sandle and anr
  • Guernsey Judgment 9/2018 - Artemis Trustees Limited and anr v M Sandle and anr
  • Guernsey Judgment 10/2018 - Artemis Trustees Limited and anr v M Sandle and anr
  • Guernsey Judgment 11/2018 - D v The Law Officers of the Crown
  • Guernsey Judgment 12/2018 - Hindle v Kitching
  • Guernsey Judgment 13/2018 - Canargo Cayman Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 14/2018 - Maplecross Properties Limited

Latest Orders of the Royal Court

  • ORC 1/2018 - The Royal Court High Hedges (Appeals and References) Rules, 2018