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Codes of Practice

The Commission has prepared and issued Codes of Practice setting out the principles and detailed requirements that must be complied with in the conduct of financial services business. Each Code is issued and maintained using powers provided by legislation.

Principle 6 to a number of the Codes of Practice establishes general and specific notifications which must be made to the Commission.  To assist any persons required to comply with more than one of the Codes of Practice the Commission has provided “at a glance tables” of the Principle 6 notifications. Please click here to access the tables.

Several of the Codes shown below will be superseded by amended versions on 1 September 2016. Please click here to view a track change version of each Code that is being amended.

Article 19 of the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998

Codes of Practice for Fund Services Business – 1 July 2014
Codes of Practice for General Insurance Mediation Business – 1 July 2014
Codes of Practice for Investment Business – 1 July 2014
Codes of Practice for Money Service Business – 1 July 2014
Codes of Practice for Trust Company Business – 1 July 2014

Article 19A of the Banking Business (Jersey) Law 1991

Codes of Practice for Deposit-taking Business – 1 July 2014
 

Article 42 of the Insurance Business (Jersey) Law 1996

Codes of Practice for Insurance Business – 1 July 2014
 

Article 15 of the Collective Investment Funds (Jersey) Law 1988

Codes of Practice for Certified Funds – full version - 22 July 2014
 
Codes of Practice plus Schedule 1 – Table of Notifications and Consents
Schedule 2 – Jersey Expert Fund Guide

List of States and Jurisdictions – April 2012

Schedule 3 – Jersey Listed Fund Guide
Schedule 4 – OCIF Guide
Schedule 5 – Jersey Eligible Investor Fund Guide
 

Article 22 of the Alternative Investment Funds (Jersey) Law 2012; and
Article 19 of the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998

Codes of Practice for Alternative Investment Funds and AIF Services Business - 22 July 2013

In addition, the Commission has prepared and issued Codes of Practice under Article 22 of the Proceeds of Crime (Supervisory Bodies) (Jersey) Law 2008 (the “Supervisory Bodies Law”).  This provides for the Commission to prepare and issue Codes of Practice for the purpose of establishing sound principles for compliance with the Supervisory Bodies Law and anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism legislation by persons in relation to whom the Commission has supervisory functions. 

The Commission has prepared and issued four such Codes of Practice, which are referred to as “Handbooks”. 

Regulated Financial Services Businesses

Handbook for the Prevention and Detection of Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism for Financial Services Businesses Regulated under the Regulatory Laws

Other Businesses and Organisations

Handbook for the Accountancy Sector
Handbook for the Legal Sector
Handbook for Estate Agents and High Value Dealers

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