4. The Employment and Equal Opportunities Service (Guernsey) Law, 2023

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P.2023/19 Proposition 1 (Amended by Amendments 2&3 4 VI

Committee

Committee for Employment & Social Security

Proposition

1. Whether they are of the opinion to approve the draft Projet de Loi entitled "The Employment and Equal Opportunities Service (Guernsey) Law, 2023", and to authorise the Bailiff to present a most humble petition to His Majesty praying for His Royal Sanction thereto subject to the following amendments:- 1. Replace clause 11 with the following provision:- “ Ancillary powers of Director. 11. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Director may do anything that appears to the Director to be necessary for, or expedient to, the exercise of the Director’s functions including, without limitation, power – (a) to require the production of or otherwise obtain such documents, accounts and information from such persons and within such periods and at such times and intervals as the Director thinks fit, (b) to require any person to provide an explanation of any document, accounts or information, (c) to require any person to provide any additional information known to that person which might reasonably be needed, (d) subject to any provision to the contrary in this Law or any other enactment, to publish information, guidance, reports and other documents, (e) to appoint any person or body to provide advice in relation to the exercise of any of the Director’s functions, and (f) to request advice from His Majesty’s Procureur in relation to the exercise of any of the Director’s functions. (2) The power under subsection (1) to require anything referred to in paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) of that subsection – (a) may be exercised only where the Director reasonably believes that a person is committing or has committed an act which is prohibited by or under any of the employment and equal opportunities enactments, and (b) may not be exercised so as to require a person to produce any document, accounts or information which he or she could not be compelled to produce in civil proceedings before the Royal Court. (3) For the purposes of exercising the Director's functions the Director may enter into any contract.”. 2. Replace paragraph 1(1)(g) of the Schedule with the following provision:- “(g) in section 58(1) – (i) in both places it occurs, for “Committee” substitute “Director”, and (ii) immediately before “believes”, insert “reasonably”,”.”. AND “, subject to replacing clause 17(5) with the following provision:- “(5) On an appeal under this section the Director shall have the burden of proof and the appellant the final right of reply.”


Vote Result

Declared Vote Vote Date
Pour 26/04/2023 17:16

Voting Breakdown

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33 1 3 1 2 40

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Aldwell, Sue
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Blin, Chris
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Brouard, Al
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Burford, Yvonne
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Bury, Tina
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Cameron, Andy
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De Sausmarez, Lindsay
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Dudley-Owen, Andrea
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Dyke, John
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Fairclough, Simon
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Falla, Steve
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Ferbrache, Peter
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Gollop, John
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Haskins, Sam
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Inder, Neil
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Kazantseva-Miller, Sasha
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Le Tissier, Chris
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Le Tocq, Jonathan
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Leadbeater, Marc
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Matthews, Aidan
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McKenna, Liam
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Moakes, Nick
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Murray, Bob
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Oliver, Victoria
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Prow, Robert
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Queripel, Lester
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Roberts, Steve
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Roffey, Peter
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Snowdon, Alexander
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Soulsby, Heidi
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Taylor, Andrew
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Trott, Lyndon
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Vermeulen, Simon

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De Lisle, David

Ne vote pas

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Helyar, Mark
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Mahoney, David
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Meerveld, Carl

Did not vote

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Gabriel, Adrian

Absent

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Parkinson, Charles
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St Pier, Gavin

Hansard Table

Pour Contre Ne vote pas Did not vote Absent
Aldwell, Sue De Lisle, David Helyar, Mark Gabriel, Adrian Parkinson, Charles
Blin, Chris Mahoney, David St Pier, Gavin
Brouard, Al Meerveld, Carl
Burford, Yvonne
Bury, Tina
Cameron, Andy
De Sausmarez, Lindsay
Dudley-Owen, Andrea
Dyke, John
Fairclough, Simon
Falla, Steve
Ferbrache, Peter
Gollop, John
Haskins, Sam
Inder, Neil
Kazantseva-Miller, Sasha
Le Tissier, Chris
Le Tocq, Jonathan
Leadbeater, Marc
Matthews, Aidan
McKenna, Liam
Moakes, Nick
Murray, Bob
Oliver, Victoria
Prow, Robert
Queripel, Lester
Roberts, Steve
Roffey, Peter
Snowdon, Alexander
Soulsby, Heidi
Taylor, Andrew
Trott, Lyndon
Vermeulen, Simon