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The Jersey Legal Information Board supports and participates in the free access to law movement.

The Vision

For Jersey’s legal system to be, and be recognised as, the global best for a small jurisdiction.

 

The Strategy

The Jersey Legal Information Board (JLIB) has created a strategy setting the direction of Jersey's Legal Information Systems for the next five years. In order to achieve its vision, the approach of the Board is a progressive and forward-looking one, exploiting emerging technologies. However, the Board will be sensitive to the way in which Jersey's legal processes have developed in the light of the Island's unique historical and social status.

Elements of the Strategy:

· To make the law and legal processes more accessible

· To promote the better co-ordination of Jersey’s justice system

· To support Jersey's position as a leading business centre

Jersey Legal Information Board Resources

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Library Resource

A Law to prescribe the procedure for the acquisition of land by compulsory purchase on behalf of the public of Jersey.

Legislation
January, 1961
Europe, Northern Europe, Jersey

This Law provides rules applicable to the acquisition of land by the States through compulsory purchase on behalf of the public as authorized by Special Law, i.e. a Law confirmed by Order of Her Majesty in Council. The power under Special Law may include the right to acquire or extinguish a servitude or other right over land. Land may only be acquired on the basis of a plan approved by the States. There shall be a Board of Arbitrators for purposes of this Law, which shall determine questions as to compensation for land compulsorily acquired.


Library Resource
Legislation
Jersey, Europe, Northern Europe

This Law provides for the taxations of transactions involving rights in land as defined by this Law. It also provides for exemptions, payment of tax, reduction or remission of tax and proceedings for the recovery of tax. The States may, by Regulations, specify transactions to which this Law does not apply.

Implemented by: Taxation (Land Transactions) (LTT Statements and Receipts) (Jersey) Order 2009. (2010-01-01)

Library Resource
Legislation
Jersey, Europe, Northern Europe

This Law provides for general town and country planning and provides rules relative to development in Jersey. It also provides for the protection of trees. The purpose of the Law is to conserve, protect and improve Jersey’s natural beauty, natural resources and general amenities, its character, and its physical and natural environments. An application for planning permission to carry out prescribed development under this Law shall be taken to include any environmental impact statement relating to the application prepared and provided in accordance with provisions of this Law.

Library Resource
Regulations
Jersey, Europe, Northern Europe

This Order concerns public inquiries a public inquiry be held in respect of an application for planning permission in accordance with article 12 of the Planning and Building (Jersey) Law 2002. It sets out the procedure of such inquiries and provides for appointment of an inspector and supporting officers for purposes of an inquiry. The inspector shall conduct the public inquiry as he or she thinks fit, subject to the requirements of this Order and of the terms of reference.

Implements: Planning and Building (Jersey) Law 2002. (2009-04-01)

Library Resource
Regulations
Jersey, Europe, Northern Europe

This Order specifies permitted development for articles 8(3)(a) of the Planning and Building (Jersey) Law 2002. That provision empowers the Minister to grant, by Order, planning permission in respect of a class or classes of development specified in the Order. The Minister may give a direction that the permission shall not apply in respect of: (a) all or any development of the Part, Class or paragraph; or (b) the change of use within the use class, specified in the direction. Some development concerns agricultural land.

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