The Jersey Law Commission

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The Commissioners are:

Mr. Clive Chaplin, Solicitor, Chairman

Mr David Lyons, English Solicitor
Advocate Alan Binnington
Mr Peter Hargreaves
Mr Malcolm Le Boutillier
Professor Andrew Le Sueur

 Secretary

Ms Ali Wade

The commission's address is :-

Ogier House
The Esplanade
St Helier
Jersey JE4 9WG

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The Jersey Law Commission reviews many different aspects of Jersey Law and is always to keen to hear from people who are interested in assisting the Commissioners by carrying out research on the various topics.  Appropriate remuneration can be agreed.

Current Topics under review:-
Divorce law
The Jersey Law of Contract
Prescription and Limitation
Domestic Property Contracts
Imprisonment for Debt Administrative Justice

For further information please contact Ali Wade, Secretary, on Tel. 01534 504115

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Consultation Papers
 

Consultation Paper No. 2/2010/CP (PDF Format) - Voisinage
Consultation Paper No. 1/2010/CP (PDF Format) - Bankruptcy (Désastre) (Jersey) Law 1990 - "Social Désastre"
Consultation Paper No. 3/2008/CP (PDF Format) - Corroboration of Evidence in Criminal Trials
Consultation Paper No. 2/2008/CP - Law of Partnerships
Consultation Paper No. 1/2008/CP - Prescription and Limitation
Consultation Paper No. 9  (PDF Format) - The Prohibition on Trusts Applying Directly to Jersey Immovable Property
Consultation Paper No. 8  (PDF Format) - Security on Immoveable Property
Consultation Paper No. 7(B)  (PDF Format) - The Jersey Law of Charities
Consultation Paper No. 7  (PDF Format) - The Jersey Law of Charities
Consultation Paper No. 6 (Dec 2002) - The Jersey Law of Real Property
Consultation Paper No. 5 (Oct 2002) - The Jersey Law of Contract
Consultation Paper No.4 (Feb 2002) - The law of Tutelles
Consultation Paper No.3 (Oct 1999) - The Best Evidence Rule in Criminal Proceedings     
Consultation Paper No.2 (Nov 1998) - Dgrvement
Consultation Paper No.1 (Feb 1998) - The Rights of Beneficiaries to Information Regarding a Trust

Topic Reports

Topic Report No.2/2011/TR - (PDF Format) - Voisinage
Topic Report No. 1/2011/TR - Bankruptcy (Désastre) (Jersey) Law 1990 - "Social Désastre"
Topic Report No. 1/2010/TR - The Jersey Law of Partnership
Topic report No. 2/2009/TR - Corroboration of Evidence in Criminal Trials
Topic report No. 1/2009/TR - Law of Charities
Topic report No. 1/2008/TR - Security on Immoveable Property
Topic report No. 10 - The Law of Contract MS-Word (114Kb)    Adobe PDF (135Kb)
Topic report No. 4 - The Best Evidence Rule in Civil Proceedings
Topic report No. 3 - The law of Tutelles
Topic report No. 2 - Dgrvement
Topic report No. 1 - The Rights of Beneficiaries to Information Regarding a Trust

Annual Reports

   
  Annual Report 2009 
  Annual Report 2008 
  Annual Report 2007 
  Annual Report 2006
  Annual Report 2005 
  Annual Report 2004  MS-Word (60Kb)
  Annual Report 2002
  Annual Report 2001
  Annual Report 2000    MS-Word (114Kb)    Adobe PDF (135Kb)
  Annual Report 1999
  Annual Report 1998 
  Annual Report 1997
  Annual Report 1996

Useful links

Law Commission of England and Wales

Scottish Law Commission

Northern Ireland Law Commission

Law Reform Commission, Republic of Ireland

South Australian Law Reform Institute