Crown Advocates (Jersey) Law 1987

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Published: 2004-08-31

Crown Advocates (Jersey) Law 1987

Revised Edition

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Crown Advocates (Jersey) Law 1987

Arrangement

Article

1            Appointment

2            Citation

SCHEDULE

OATH

Supporting Documents

Endnotes

Table of Legislation History



Crown Advocates (Jersey) Law 1987

A LAW to enable Advocates to be appointed to act on behalf of the Attorney General in proceedings before any court

Commencement [see endnotes]

1      Appointment

(1)    The Attorney General may, with the approval of the Bailiff, appoint either for a definite or indefinite period, one or more Advocates of the Royal Court to discharge the Attorney General’s functions in any proceedings before any court in Jersey, (hereafter referred to as “Crown Advocate”).

(2)    Every Advocate so appointed shall take oath before the Inferior Number of the Royal Court in the form set out in the Schedule to this Law.

(3)    The Attorney General may, with the approval of the Bailiff, terminate the appointment of any Crown Advocate.

2      Citation

This Law may be cited as the Crown Advocates (Jersey) Law 1987.

SCHEDULE

(Article 1)

OATH

You swear and promise before God that well and faithfully you will exercise the duties of Crown Advocate; that you will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, her heirs and successors according to law; that you will uphold and maintain the laws and usages of Jersey and that you will ensure, so far as you are able during the period of your appointment, that all transgressors of the law meet their just deserts.

Endnotes

Table of Legislation History



Legislation



Year and No



Commencement



Crown Advocates (Jersey) Law 1987



L.6/1987



1 May 1987
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