Additional Functions of the Viscount's Department. The department is required to; Act as Autorisé (Returning Officer) at public elections, Administer oaths, Administer the Collective Investment Funds Compensation Scheme, Administer the estates of deceased persons, Conduct Vues de Vicomte, Convene sittings of the Royal Court and other bodies, Grant exemptions from payment of judicial fees, Act as curator for impecunious interdicts, Act as Tuteur of last resort, Act as trustee for criminal injuries compensation awards to minors, Deal with net proceeds of sale of properties sold by the Housing Committee after defaults on States loans and Take evidence in chambers for Jersey and foreign courts and authorities. Each function for which records have been transferred to the Archive has been given its own series.


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