The Jersey Law Commission

simplifying and modernising our island’s laws

The Rule of Law and The Response to COVID-19

At their 2020 Joint Conference the Four Neighbouring Law Commissions of England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Jersey considered this imnportant and topical subject in relation to each of their … Continue reading

Aug 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Designing a public services Ombudsman for Jersey

5 November 2018 Jersey Law Commission published report Today, the Jersey Law Commission has published its report Designing a Public Services Ombudsman for Jersey. The 237-page report is available to … Continue reading

Nov 5, 2018

Additional Jersey Law Commissioners sought

In light of the recent expiry of the term of  office of one Commissioner and the scheduled retirement of another towards the end of January 2019, the Jersey Law Commission … Continue reading

Nov 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Andrew Le Sueur steps down as Jersey Law Commissioner

Professor Andrew Le Sueur‘s five year term of office as a member of the Jersey Law Commission expired on 7 October 2018. He will continue to work with the Commission … Continue reading

Oct 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

New postal address, 2 August 2018

With immediate effect, the Jersey Law Commission’s postal address is: Jersey Law Commission ℅  Corbett Le Quesne 1a West’s Centre St Helier Jersey JE2 4ST

Aug 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

Oct 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

Jul 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

Jun 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

Apr 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

Jan 22, 2016 · Leave a comment