The Jersey Law Commission

simplifying and modernising our island’s laws

Improving Administrative Redress in Jersey report published

Today (18 October), the Jersey Law Commission publishes its report Improving Administrative Redress in Jersey, which is available to download from The link includes a summary of key recommendations. … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jersey Law Commission launches review of criminal appeals against conviction

Today (27 July 2016), the Jersey Law Commission publishes a scoping paper as an initial stage in consultation on reform of the law relating to criminal appeals against conviction in the island. … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Consultation event on administrative redress, 21 June 2016, 4 pm

On 29 April 2016, we published a consultation report on Improving Administrative Redress in Jersey setting out interim proposals for modernising how grievances against public bodies in the island are handled. This … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Improving administrative redress in Jersey

Today the Jersey Law Commission publishes a consultation paper seeking input into its thinking on how to improve administrative redress in the island. This covers situations where a person, organisation … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

New members of the Jersey Law Commission

On 19 January 2016, the States of Jersey assembly appointed three new members to the Jersey Law Commission. The Jersey Law Commission is an independent body set up by the States … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jersey Law Commission proposes radical reform to divorce law

Monday 26 October 2015 Today, the Jersey Law Commission publishes a report recommending radical reform to the Island’s divorce law. Click here to read the full report 2015 Topic Report … Continue reading

October 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jersey Law Commission new postal address

21 July 2015 With immediate effect, the Jersey Law Commission’s postal address is: Jersey Law Commission ℅ Institute of Law Law House 1 Seale Street St Helier Jersey JE2 3QG … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Update: administrative justice

Administrative justice tries to ensure that government decisions are made fairly and in accordance with law; and when they are not, that effective redress for grievances is provided. We are investigating how grievances … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Update: Divorce law reform in Jersey

Every year, about 240 couples get divorced in Jersey. We are considering how Jersey divorce law may need to be reformed to better reflect the needs of everybody affected. The … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment