Policy & Resources Committee - P.2019/87
Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter entitled 'Committee Operational Responsibilities and the Organisation of States' Affairs (Transfer of Functions and Consequential Matters) Ordinance, 2019 dated 4th September 2019 they are of the opinion:
1. To note the contents, including the schedules of operational responsibilities set out in Appendix 1 for the various States' Committees,
2. To agree that Rule 58 of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees, to read as follows,
"The Policy & Resources Committee has the power to allocate operational functions to
Committees, and to transfer them between Committees, as set out in Annex Two to the
mandates of the Committees of the States, without requiring the approval of the States;
the allocation or transfer has the agreement of all Committees concerned and also provided
that neither mandates of Committees of the States nor Annex One attached thereto may
be amended without resolution of the States;
Provided also that:
the power to transfer shall not apply to an operational function conferred on a Committee
3. To approve the draft Ordinance entitled 'The Organisation of States' Affairs (Transfer of Functions and Consequential Matters) Ordinance, 2019' and to direct that the same shall have effect as an Ordinance of the States.
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.