1

This Order may be cited as the Geneva Conventions Act (Jersey) Order 1999, and shall come into force on 22nd July 1999.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 22 July 1999: see above.

2

2

The Geneva Conventions (Amendment) Act 1995 shall extend to Jersey subject to the exceptions and modifications specified in the Schedule to this Order.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 22 July 1999: see art 1.

Signature

A K Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE Exceptions and Modifications Subject to which the Geneva Convention (Amendment) Act 1995 Extends to Jersey

SCHEDULE  Exceptions and Modifications Subject to which the Geneva Convention (Amendment) Act 1995 Extends to Jersey Article 2

1

References to the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 or the Geneva Conventions (Amendment) Act 1995 or to any provisions of either of those Acts shall be construed as references to that Act or provision as it has effect in Jersey.

2

(1)    In section 1(2) omit the words “on indictment”.

(2)    Omit subsection (4).

3

(1)    In section 2(2)—

(a)    for the words “Secretary of State; and” substitute “Royal Court of Jersey”;

(b)    after paragraph (a) insert the following paragraph—

“(ba)    the words “emblems and designations” shall be repealed; and”.

(2)    In subsection (3) omit paragraph (a).

(3)    In subsection (4) for paragraph (a) substitute the following paragraph—

“(a)    the words “not exceeding fifty pounds” shall be repealed”.

(4)    In subsection (5), in the subsection (4A) inserted into section 6 of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957, for the words from “For the purposes” to the end substitute:

“For the purposes of this subsection references in subsection (4) of this section to the coming into operation of this Act in Jersey shall be construed as references to the coming into operation in Jersey of the Geneva Conventions (Amendment) Act 1995.”.

(5)    Omit subsection (7).

4

Omit section 3.

5

(1)    In section 4(7) after the words “notification by the United Kingdom” insert “on behalf of Jersey”.

(2)    At the end of the inserted subsections for the words “the United Kingdom” substitute “Jersey”.

6

Omit section 5.

7

In section 7 omit subsections (2), (3) and (4).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 22 July 1999: see art 1.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order extends the Geneva Conventions (Amendment) Act 1995 to Jersey subject to exceptions and modifications.