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States' Trading Supervisory Board - Succession Planning

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Policy & Resources Committee & States' Trading Supervisory Board - P.2020/9

The States are asked to decide:-

Whether, after consideration of the policy letter 'States' Trading Supervisory Board - Succession Planning' dated 20 January, 2020, they are of the opinion:-

1. To agree that the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and Their Committees should be amended with immediate effect as follows -

(a) for Rule 16.(6), substitute:

"16. (6) On a proposition to elect members of a Committee (other than members of the States' Trading Supervisory Board who are not sitting members of the States), the Presiding Officer shall first invite the President of the Committee concerned, and thereafter other Members, to propose eligible candidates. Candidates must be proposed and seconded. Nobody shall speak about a candidate at that stage; and if no more candidates are proposed and seconded than there are vacancies the Presiding Officer shall put the election of the candidate(s) to the vote without speeches. If there are more candidates than vacancies the Presiding Officer shall invite each proposer to speak, for not more than three minutes in respect of each candidate proposed by that person; and each candidate to speak, for not more than three minutes, before voting takes place. No other member shall be entitled to speak.",

(b) immediately after Rule 16.(6) insert the following paragraph

"(7) On a Proposition to elect members of the States' Trading Supervisory Board who are not sitting Members of the States, the President of the States' Trading Supervisory Board shall have the exclusive right to propose eligible candidates and the Presiding Officer shall invite the President of the States' Trading Supervisory Board and no other Member to propose eligible candidates (who must then be seconded) and to speak, for not more than three minutes in respect of each such candidate. The Presiding Officer shall thereafter put the election of the candidate(s) to the vote without further speeches.",

(c) re-number existing paragraph (7) of Rule 16 as paragraph (8), and

(d) for Rule 37.(1), substitute:

"37. (1) The term of office of all Presidents and members of all Committees (excluding members of the States' Trading Supervisory Board who are not sitting members of the States)shall expire at the end of a States' term. Where an office is required to be filled by a sitting Member of the States the said office shall be deemed to have been vacated upon the office holder ceasing to be a sitting Member of the States.

(2) The term of office for members of the States' Trading Supervisory Board, who are not sitting members of the States, shall expire at the end of the December of any year in which the end of a States' term occurs.",

(e) re-number existing paragraphs (2) to (7) of Rule 37 as paragraphs (3) to (8),

(f) in Rule 46.(3), for "37(3)" substitute "37(4)".

2. To direct the States' Trading Supervisory Board to report back to the States no later than the 16th December 2020 States' Meeting with its proposals to either retain or replace one or both of its Non-States' Members.

3.To direct the States' Trading Supervisory Board, subject to the States' approval of the proposed changes to the Rules and the resultant establishment of the principle to extend the terms of office for the STSB's Non-States' Members, to report back to the States no later than the 26th May 2021 States' Meeting with its longer term succession planning proposals for the STSB beyond 2020. These could include a limit on the number of terms served by an individual Non-States' Member (as is the practice of the incorporated entities) and/or varying the periods of office to stagger the appointment cycle, thereby reducing the possibility that all members of the Board would be required to stand down in close succession in the future.

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.

 

 

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