Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Jersey
Jersey has its own legal system and is a separate jurisdiction from that of England and Wales. The conflict of laws principles applied in Jersey do, however, closely follow the common law (i.e. non-statutory) principles applied in England and Wales.
A foreign judgment (including a judgment of the courts of England and Wales) has no direct operation in Jersey and it cannot, as of right, be enforced in Jersey simply by execution.
In Jersey, there are two methods by which a foreign judgment may be enforced. The first is enforcement pursuant to statute, namely the Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) (Jersey) Law 1960, as amended; and the second is governed by the common law…
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