Collecting for Charity ( 8.62.1.L3 )

LOCAL INFORMATION

8.62.1.L3

   Collecting for Charity

   Extent:           Jersey

   Updated:       December 2016   

 

Words you may need to know

Bailiff – the civic head of the Island and President of the Royal Court and the States Assembly  

See: http://www.statesassembly.gov.je/about/history/Pages/BailiffJersey.aspx

Customary – a system or practice that is officially recognised because it has been done that way for so long.

Prohibition – when something is not allowed

 

Introduction

The Bailiff exercises a customary right (which derives from the prohibition against begging) over the collecting of money in public places. There are a number of different types of permissions that apply before you can hold a public collection.

For further information see:

The Bailiff’s Chambers website on collecting for charity:

http://www.gov.je/Leisure/Events/OrganisingPublicEvent/Pages/CollectingPublic.aspx

Tel:  01534 441100                 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The Association of Jersey Charities website:

http://jerseycharities.org/useful-information-and-forms.html

 

Tel: 01534 840138                  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.