The Jersey Law Commission

simplifying and modernising our island’s laws

Publications

We publish two kinds of law reform reports:

  • consultation papers (seeking views on how the law should be changed)
  • followed by a final topic report (containing our recommendations).

Consultation papers (seeking input into the reform process)

2016 Scoping consultation report on criminal appeals against conviction
2016 Improving Administrative Redress in Jersey
2015 Divorce Law
2010 Voisinage
2010 Bankruptcy (Désastre) (Jersey) Law 1990 Social Désastre
2009 Topic report on corroboration of evidence in criminal trials
2008 Prescription and Limitation
2008 Law of Partnership
2006 The Prohibition on Trusts Applying Directly to Jersey Immovable Property
2006 Security on Immoveable Property
2006 Jersey Law of Charities (revised)
2004 Jersey Law of Charities
2002 Jersey Law of Real Property
2002 Jersey Law of Contract
2002 The law of Tutelles
1999 Best evidence rule in civil proceedings
1998 Dégrèvement
1998 The rights of beneficiaries to information regarding a trust

Final topic reports (containing recommendations)

2017 Topic Report on Improving Administrative Redress

2015 Topic Report on Divorce
2011 Topic report on voisinage
2011 Topic report on Bankruptcy (Désastre) (Jersey) Law 1990 Social Désastre
2010 Topic report on Jersey law of partnership
2009 Topic report on corroboration of evidence in criminal trials
2009 Topic report on Jersey law of charities
2008 Topic report on law of security on immoveable property
2004 Topic report on the Law of Contract
2002 Topic report on best evidence rule in civil proceedings
2002 Topic report on law of Tutelles
1999 Topic report on dégrèvement
1998 Topic report on rights of beneficiaries to information regarding a trust