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Treatment of Persons Born or First Resident as Minors in Alderney

IN THE STATES OF THE ISLAND OF GUERNSEY

ON THE 28th DAY OF MARCH, 2019

Adjourned from the 27th March, 2019

The States resolved as follows concerning Billet d'√Čtat No V

dated 4th March, 2019

COMMITTEE FOR HOME AFFAIRS

TREATMENT OF PERSONS BORN OR FIRST RESIDENT AS MINORS IN ALDERNEY OR SARK UNDER THE POPULATION MANAGEMENT (GUERNSEY) LAW, 2016

P.2019/17

V: After consideration of 'Treatment of those persons born or first resident as minors in Alderney or Sark under the Population Management (Guernsey) Law, 2016' dated 11th February 2019:-

1. To ratify the policies of the Committee for Home Affairs in relation to the treatment of those persons born or first resident as minors in Alderney or Sark under the Population Management (Guernsey) Law, 2016 as follows:

a. That a person wishing to relocate to Guernsey for the purpose of education/training/employment under the policies set out below from Alderney or Sark must:

(i) have eight consecutive years' ordinary residence in the Bailiwick of Guernsey immediately prior to application; and

(ii) have been first resident in the Bailiwick of Guernsey as a minor, in the household of their parent(s); and

b. That those looking to access education/training in Guernsey must demonstrate that they have secured a place in an educational institution or on a training course prior to a Permit being granted.

c. That those who wish to relocate or who have relocated to Guernsey for the purpose of employment can generally expect to be granted a Discretionary Resident Permit subject to the provisions of the Law and at the discretion of the Administrator to enable them to live and work in Guernsey.

e. That a Permit holder who has relocated to Guernsey for the purpose of education/training must remain in education/training on a full-time basis.

f. That a person who has relocated to Guernsey under these policies relating to the treatment of young people from Sark and Alderney under the Law, should be able to benefit from an Agreed Absence of up to 12 months to enable them to travel on the condition that they have been continuously resident for 3 or more years directly before the period of absence.

And to negative the following propositions:

1. a.

(iii) be (or have been in the case of employment-related policies) under 29 years of age when they first relocate(d) to Guernsey.

d. That those looking to live in Guernsey for the purpose of education/training must be accommodated by a householder.

POLICY & RESOURCES COMMITTEE

SCHEDULE FOR FUTURE STATES' BUSINESS

P.2019/18

IV: After consideration of the attached Schedule for future States' business, which sets out items for consideration at the Meeting of the 24th April 2019 and subsequent States' Meetings, approved the Schedule.

J. TORODE

HER MAJESTY'S GREFFIER