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The Digital Privacy Laws and Practices in the Jersey Island

This paper investigates the digital privacy provisions in the island of Jersey. This is mainly done by examining the two key pieces of legislation with which any workplace must comply with. Those legislations are: The Employment (Jersey) Law 2003, and the Data...

Anthem for Jersey: Music, Media and Politics in an Island Setting

In 2007, Jersey’s government launched a competition in search for a further anthem to celebrate the island’s identity. Even though the island uses ‘God Save the Queen’ as its official anthem because of its allegiance to the British Crown, there are increasingly more...

Jersey: The development of an island cultural strategy

In 2005 Jersey’s government approved a ‘Cultural Strategy’ document. This paper traces how the Cultural Strategy document was developed and offers an analysis of what its contents mean for Jersey’s cultural identity and cultural organisations. The author looks at the...

Jersey’s political system

Jersey is a British Crown Dependency, fully responsible for its own internal affairs and with considerable responsibility for external relations. It is a parliamentary democracy with a single chamber Parliament, the States Assembly, and a Government comprising a...

Jersey’s constitution

Jersey is not a sovereign state, wholly responsible for its own affairs. Rather, it is a British Crown Dependency, with the British Government able to exercise powers over the Island. In practice, Jersey is responsible for its own internal affairs and also for...