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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.

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

2019 Ordinances made by the Chief Pleas of Sark

Latest Guernsey Statutory Instruments

  • No. 1 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 2 - The Motor Vehicles, Licensing and Traffic (Fees) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 3 - The Road Traffic (Construction and Use of Motor Vehicles) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 (Commencement) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 4 - The Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles and Trailers) (Periodic Technical Inspections) Ordinance, 2019 (Commencement) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 5 - The Road Traffic (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2019 (Commencement) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 6 - The Lighting of Vehicles and Skips (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 (Commencement) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 7 - The Road Traffic (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2019 (Commencement) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 8 - The Road Traffic (Trailer Registration) Ordinance, 2019 (Commencement) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 9 - The Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 (Commencement) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 10 - The Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Guernsey and Alderney) (Brexit) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 11 - The Seat Belts (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 12 - The Parking Places (Amendment) Order, 2019
  • No. 13 - The Air Navigation (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Foreign Aircraft Operations) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 14 - The Electoral System Referendum (Retention and Destruction of Ballot Papers) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 15 - The Social Insurance (Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 16 - The Liquor Licensing (Fees) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 17 - The Immigration (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Rules 2019
  • No. 18 - The Companies (Panel on Takeovers and Mergers) (Brexit) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 19 - The Companies (Regulation of Auditors) (Brexit) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 20 - The Open Market Housing Register (Guernsey) Law, 2016 (New Inscriptions) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 21 - The Lighting of Vehicles and Skips (Exemptions) Order, 2019
  • No. 22 - The Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Rear Under-Run Protection and Sideguards) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 23 - The Road Traffic (Construction and Use) (Exemptions) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 24 - The Road Traffic (Trailer Registration) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 25 - The Notifiable Animal Diseases Order, 2019
  • No. 26 - The Customs and Excise (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Personal Reliefs) (Amendment) Order 2019
  • No. 27 - The Customs and Excise (Safety and Security) (Export) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations 2019
  • No. 28 - The Liquor Licensing (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2019
  • No. 29 - The Immigration (Fees) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Order 2019
  • No. 30 - The Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles and Trailers) (Periodic Technical Inspections) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 31 - The Companies (Recognised Stock Exchanges) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 32 - The European Union (Modification and General Provisions) (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 33 - The Communications, Broadcasting and Wireless Telegraphy (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 34 - The Bees (Importation and Prevention of Disease) (Brexit) (Amendment) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 35 - The Animal Health (Brexit) (Amendment) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 36 - The European Communities (Food and Feed Controls) (Brexit) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 37 - The Cash Controls (Specified Amount) (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 38 - The Export Control (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 39 - The Medicines (Human and Veterinary) (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 40 - The Customs and Excise (Approved Ports and Customs Declarations) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 41 - The Customs and Cross-Border Trade (General and Enabling Provisions) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2018 (Commencement) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 42 - The Customs Transit Procedures (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 43 - The Highway Code for Guernsey, 2019
  • No. 44 - The Traffic Signs and Traffic Light Signals (Amendment) Order, 2019
  • No. 45 - The European Union (Exit Day and Designated Day) (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 46 - The Seat Belts (Exemptions) Order 2019
  • No. 47 - The Methods of Valuation (Import Duty) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 48 - The Customs and Excise (Approved Ports and Customs Declarations) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 49 - The Customs and Excise (Approved Ports) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Order, 2019
  • No. 50 - The Merchant Shipping (Commercial Vessels) (Safety and Crewing) (Guernsey and Sark) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 51 - The Financial Services Commission (Amendment) (UK EU Exit) Rules, 2019
  • No. 52 - The Sanctions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2018 (Commencement) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 53 - Directions of the Lieutenant Governor Concerning Leave to Enter and Remain, 2019
  • No. 54 - The Health Service (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 55 - The European Union (Exit Day and Designated Day) (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No. 2) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 56 - The Terrorist Asset Freezing (Designations) (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 57 - The Parking Places (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 2019
  • No. 58 - The Traffic Temporary (North Plantation and Rue à l'Or) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 59 - The Prohibited and One-Way Streets (Amendment) Order, 2019
  • No. 60 - The Control of Trade in Endangered Species etc. (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2016 (Commencement) Order, 2019
  • No. 61 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (La Vallette, St Peter Port) Order, 2019
  • No. 62 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Liberation Day) Order, 2019
  • No. 63 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Muratti Vase Football Final) Order 2019
  • No. 64 - The Control of Intoxicating Liquor (Designated Public Places) (Vale Castle) Order, 2019
  • No. 65 - The Control of Poisonous Substances (Fees) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 66 - The Health and Safety (Fees) Order, 2019
  • No. 67 - The Misuse of Drugs (Modification) Order, 2019
  • No. 68 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 69 - The Data Protection (General Provisions) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 70 - The Mental Health (Treatment and Forms) Regulations, 2013
  • No. 71 - The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 72 - The Road Traffic (Construction and Use of Motor Vehicles) (Guernsey) (Brexit) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 73 - The Criminal Justice (Proceeds of Crime) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 74 - The Regulation of Health Professions (Medical Practitioners) (Sark) Regulations, 2017
  • No. 75 - Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing, 1 March 2019
  • No. 76 - Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing, 13 June 2019
  • No. 77 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No.3) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 78 - The Misuse of Drugs (Modification No. 2) Order, 2019
  • No. 79 - The Traffic Temporary (Rue du Coudre) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 80 - The Terrorism and Crime (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Information) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 81 - The Disclosure (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Information) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 82 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No. 4) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 83 - Waste Disposal and Recovery Charges Regulations, 2019
  • No. 84 - The Income Tax (Substance Requirements) (Implementation) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 85 - The Minimum Wage (Prescribed Rates and Qualifications) (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 86 - The Minimum Wage (Accommodation and Food Offsets) (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 87 - The Water Charges (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 88 - The Wastewater Charges (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 89 - Waste Disposal and Recovery Charges (No. 2) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 90 - The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Alderney Royal Aero Club Air Racing Regulations, 2019
  • No. 91 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No. 5) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 92 - The Airport Fees (Guernsey and Alderney) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 93 - The Pilotage Dues (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 94 - The Mooring Charges (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 95 - The Harbour Dues and Facilities Charges (Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 96 - The Single Euro Payments Area (Guernsey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 97 - The Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles and Trailers) (Periodic Technical Inspections) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 98 - The Financial Services Ombudsman (Case Fee and Levies) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Order, 2019
  • No. 99 - The Weights and Measures (Prescribed Quantities) (Exemptions) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 100 - The Weights and Measures (Intoxicating Liquor) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 101 - The Import (Control) (Guernsey) (Amendment) Order, 2019
  • No. 102 - The European Communities (Food and Feed Controls) (Guernsey, Alderney and Sark) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 103 - The Excise Duties (Temporary Variation of Rates) Order, 2019
  • No. 104 - The Parking Places (Amendment) (No. 3) Order, 2019
  • No. 105 - The Legal Aid (Guernsey and Alderney) Rules, 2019
  • No. 106 - The Health Service (Benefit) (Limited List) (Pharmaceutical Benefit) (Amendment No. 6) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 107 - The European Union (Exit Day and Designated Day) (Brexit) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (No. 3) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 108 - The States Reform (Performance of Functions) (Public Transport) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 109 - The Republic of Maldives (Repeal of Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey and Sark) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 110 - The Nicaragua (Restrictive Measures) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019
  • No. 111 - The Cyber-Crime (Restrictive Measures) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019

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

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
  • Guernsey Judgment 15/2018 - In re Le Marquand
  • Guernsey Judgment 16/2018 - Tchenguiz, Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees S.A. v Akers
  • Guernsey Judgment 17/2018 - Dockerill v Chilcott and Chilcott v Dockerill
  • Guernsey Judgment 18/2018 - Trident Corporate Services (No.1) Limited v LAM Developments Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 19/2018 - SPL Guernsey ICC Limited and its Incorporated Cells v Addison
  • Guernsey Judgment 20/2018 - Liang v RBC Trustees (Guernsey) Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 21/2018 - M v St Anne's Trustees
  • Guernsey Judgment 22/2018 - Sargent v The Public Trustee of the Bailiwick of Guernsey
  • Guernsey Judgment 23/2018 - Re M, A MINOR CHILD
  • Guernsey Judgment 24/2018 - Bond v Equiom Trust (Guernsey) Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 25/2018 - Harnish v Elizabeth College
  • Guernsey Judgment 26/2018 - Lovering v Atkinson, Ferbrache and Richardson
  • Guernsey Judgment 27/2018 - Tinkler v Stobart Group Limited
  • Guernsey Judgment 28/2018 - In the matter of Waterman and The Drug Trafficking (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2000 as amended
  • Guernsey Judgment 29/2018 - Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited v Glenalla and Rawlinson & Hunter
  • Guernsey Judgment 30/2018 - Tchenguiz and Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees SA v Akers
  • Guernsey Judgment 31/2018 - The Registrar of La Chambre de Discipline v An Advocate
  • Guernsey Judgment 32/2018 - Forfeiture Of Money, etc in Civil Proceedings (Bailiwick Of Guernsey) Law 2007 v Heykers
  • Guernsey Judgment 33/2018 - In the matter of the OSM Provident Fund
  • Guernsey Judgment 34/2018 - In the matter of Re X [A Child: Relocation]
  • Guernsey Judgment 35/2018 - Sandle v Artemis Trustees Limited and anr
  • Guernsey Judgment 36/2018 - Law Officers of the Crown v Fawcett
  • Guernsey Judgment 37/2018 - Tchenguiz and Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees SA v Akers
  • Guernsey Judgment 38/2018 - Lovering v Atkinson, Ferbrache and Richardson
  • Guernsey Judgment 39/2018 - HSBC Bank PLC v Doyle
  • Guernsey Judgment 40/2018 - Garfield v Glass-Garfield
  • Guernsey Judgment 41/2018 - Forfeiture Of Money, etc in Civil Proceedings (Bailiwick Of Guernsey) Law 2007 - Heykers v HM Comptroller
  • Guernsey Judgment 42-2018 - Fountain Street Developments Ltd
  • Guernsey Judgment 43-2018 - Falla v Law Officers of the Crown
  • Guernsey Judgment 44-2018 - HMP Hugo Heykers and ABM Amro Channel Islands Ltd
  • Guernsey Judgment 45-2018 - Civil Forfeiture of Money  H.F.M. Heykers
  • Guernsey Judgment 46-2018 - Forfeiture of Money in Civil Proceedings Heykers  HMC
  • Guernsey Judgment 47-2018 - Y v Guernsey Financial Services Commission
  • Guernsey Judgment 48-2018 - Ruling on the Reference of Points of law by the SBAT
  • Guernsey Judgment 49-2018 - Stephen Chilcott v Janice Dockerill
  • Guernsey Judgment 50-2018 - Ian Birnie v Nigel Batiste
  • Guernsey Judgment 51-2018 - Fountain Street Developments Limited and The Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 costs

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