Comments

Digital copy of Report to the United Kingdom Justice Secretary Jack Straw MP concerning child abuse in the island of Jersey and the obligations of the British authorities to ensure the rule of law and the good administration of justice. Report produced by Senator Stuart Syvret. [Some details redacted].

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Reference

C/D/AW10/WD009234

Date

March 27th 2008 - March 27th 2008

Scope and Content

Contents listed: background to the present child abuse disaster in Jersey, [Justice Secretary's] constitutional responsibilities and powers in respect of the Crown Dependencies, the good name of the Crown - and why that good name is presently in serious jeopardy in Jersey, the established and accepted doctrine of the separation of powers, the conflictedness of the Jersey judiciary, the conflictedness of the Jersey prosecutory service, the established and eccepted test of 'the appearance of objectivity' which any respectable judicial process must meet, democracy and the good administration of justice: recognising that they are not always the same cause, the United Kingdom: jus cogens erga omnes and Jersey, evidenced examples of possible criminality by senior figures in Jersey's judicial and prosecutory services, the present status of the current investigation of those senior figures by the Police force, action that must be taken by [the Justice Secretary] in defence of the victims in the name of the Rule of Law to defend the good name of the Crown and to meet the United Kingdom's international obligations, and conclusion.

Names

British Broadcasting Corporation
Crown Prosecution Service
Children's Services
Department of Justice
European Convention on Human Rights
Education Committee
Haut de la Garenne
Honorary Police
Health and Social Services Committee
Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Sea Cadets
Law Officers' Department
Panorama (Television programme)
Royal Court
States of Jersey Police
States of Jersey
Victoria College Board of Governors
Victoria College
Bailhache, William
Bailhache, Philip
Birt, Michael
Baker, Piers
Bichard family
Hewart, Lord
Hydes, Jack
Harper, Lenny
Hoffman, Lord
Hamon, Francis
Holland, Roger
Jervis-Dykes, Andrew
Le Feuvre, Iris
Le Breton, John, Jurat
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
McCarthy family
Straw, Jack
Syvret, Stuart
Sharp, Stephen

Keywords

Guernsey | London | Jersey | Sark | United Kingdom | abuse | Attorneys General | allegations | arrests | Bailiffs | Crown Advocates | Crown Dependencies | child abuse | Children | children's homes | child protection | complaints | deputy bailiffs | evidence | German Occupation | homosexuality | IJCI | investigations | Justice Secretary | justice | Jurats | law officers | legislation | Law | legal advice | murder | offences | Politicians | prosecutions | reports | Solicitors General | senators

Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

PDF file - please click on the link to download

Closed until

2100

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