States Assembly decisions on 21 May 2019

22nd May 2019

​On 21 May 2019, the States Assembly adopted a proposition from Senator Steve Pallett that there should be consultation to identify a list of areas where motorhomes may be used around Jersey.  The Minister for Infrastructure, working with the Comité des Connétables, was also requested to bring forward policy guidelines for the use of motorhomes.    The Senator's proposition was adopted by 20 votes to 18.  An amendment from Deputy Jeremy Maçon, whch asked for an investigation into whether Parish Assembly should be used to decide how motorhomes should be used, was defeated by 21 votes to 16.

The Assembly also adopted the Revenue Administration (Jersey) Law.  Proposed by the Minister for Treasury and Resources, Deputy Susie Pinel, the Law brings together the administration of various taxes and renames the 'Comptroller of Taxes' as the 'Comptroller of Revenue'.

At the same meeting, members approved the Banking Business (Amendment of Law) Regulations, which will ensure that appropriate measures are in place when information is provided by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to regulator in other countries; as well as a proposal from the Minister for the Environment, Deputy John Young, to increase the minimum landing size for Chancre crabs.  The Assembly also approved Regulations proposed by Connétable Len Norman, the Minister for Home Affairs, that will allow private landowners to deal with motor vehicles parked on their land without permission.

Read the decisions made by the States Assembly on 21 May 2019.

See how States members voted on 21 May 2019.

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