Policy & Resources Committee - P.2019/77
The States are asked to decide:-
Whether, after consideration of The Matrimonial Causes Law (Guernsey), 1939, Amendment Policy Letter dated 16th August 2019 they are of the opinion:-
1. To approve the Projet de Loi entitled 'The Matrimonial Causes (Guernsey) (Amendment) Law, 2019' and to authorise the Bailiff to present a most humble petition to Her Majesty praying for Her Royal Sanction thereto, noting that the two proposals relating to document duty and pension sharing are not included for the reasons set out in section 3 of the Policy Letter - The Matrimonial Causes Law (Guernsey), 1939 Amendment.
2. To direct the Policy & Resources Committee, in consultation with the relevant Committees of the States of Deliberation, to consider the matters relating to pensions noted in section 9.1 of this Policy Letter - The Matrimonial Causes Law (Guernsey), 1939 Amendment, and whether they should be considered for prioritisation during the next term as part of the Future Guernsey Plan.
The above Propositions have been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.