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The role of legislation in environmental protection and the Jersey legal framework
  • Jersey
  • 10 June 2019

Jersey's environmental legislation covers areas including water pollution, nuisance, planning, wildlife and waste disposal. Further, the minister for planning and the environment has the power to exercise enforcement in a number of ways. This system ensures that all development within Jersey is carried out in accordance with the local legislation and any specific conditions imposed by the minister. However, even with active and engaged enforcement, legislation can only go so far.

The CRC scheme: potential impact on Jersey trustees
  • Jersey
  • 16 August 2010

The Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC scheme) is a new mandatory climate change and energy-saving scheme aimed at improving energy efficiency and cutting carbon dioxide emissions in the United Kingdom. At present, a particular interest surrounds the impact of the CRC scheme on Jersey trusts where the trustees hold UK property directly.

Laura Shirreffs
  • Saint Helier
  • Jersey

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