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    JERSEY DETECTING SOCIETY
     
    RULES AND CODE OF CONDUCT FOR MEMBERS, INCORPORATING GUIDANCE NOTES FOR
    NON-MEMBERS USING A METAL DETECTOR WITHIN THE ISLAND OF JERSEY
     
     
     
     
     
    ALL LAND IS OWNED BY SOMEBODY. PERMISSION MUST THEREFORE BE SOUGHT AND GRANTED BEFORE DETECTING ON ANY LAND WITHIN THE ISLAND. IT IS PROHIBITED BY JERSEY LAW TO DETECT ON ANY KNOWN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE , ANCIENT MONUMENT, OR SITE OF SPECIAL INTEREST. IT IS ALSO PROHIBITED TO USE A METAL DETECTOR ON ANY STATES/PARISH OWNED LAND (I.E. PARKS, GARDENS, COMMONS ETC), WITHOUT WRITTEN CONSENT. WHEN SEEKING PERMISSION TO DETECT ON PRIVATE LAND, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT AN AGREEMENT IS REACHED WITH THE LAND OWNER/OCCUPIER REGARDING THE OWNERSHIP OF ANY ARTICLES SUBSEQUENTLY RECOVERED BEFORE COMMENCING A SEARCH.
     
    REPORT ANY UNUSUAL FINDS OR FINDS OF POTENTIAL HISTORICAL INTEREST TO THE LANDOWNER. IN THE CASE OF ANY JEWELLERY RECOVERED, THE FINDER HAS A RESPONSIBILITY TO ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY THE OWNER AND RETURN THE ITEM CONCERNED. ALL COINS IDENTIFIABLE AS PRE-VICTORIAN TO BE FORWARDED TO A SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVE (DERYCK EGRE TEL. 07797 851980) FOR SUBMISSION TO THE NUMISMATIC SECTION OF THE SOCIETE JERSIAISE, IN ORDER THAT THEY CAN BE IDENTIFIED AND RECORDED. COINS WILL BE RETURNED TO THE FINDER ON COMPLETION. ALL ARTEFACTS OF ANY HISTORICAL INTEREST TO BE FORWARDED TO A SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVE FOR NOTIFICATION TO OLGA FINCH AT THE JERSEY HERITAGE TRUST (TEL.633300). DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CLEAN OR RESTORE ANY ARTEFACT WITHOUT FIRST SEEKING PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.
     
    WHEN DETECTING IN THE COUNTRYSIDE, DO NOT LEAVE GATES OPEN WHILST CROSSING FIELDS AND DO NOT DAMAGE CROPS OR FRIGHTEN ANIMALS. DO NOT LEAVE A MESS! ON LAWNS OR MEADOWS, USE A SPADE TO CUT A NEAT FLAP IN THE SURFACE GROWTH, EXTRACT THE OBJECT AND REPLACE THE SOIL AND FLAP. HELP KEEP JERSEY TIDY. ANY BOTTLE TOPS, SILVER PAPER, TIN CANS ETC SHOULD BE REMOVED AND PLACED IN THE NEAREST DUSTBIN.
     
    WHEN SEARCHING ON THE BEACH ENSURE THAT YOU RESPECT THE PRIVACY AND ENJOYMENT OF OTHERS. ANY HOLES DUG IN THE SAND SHOULD BE REFILLED. IT IS FURTHER RECOMMENDED THAT IN SUMMER MONTHS, METAL DETECTING IS RESTRICTED TO EARLY MORNING AND LATE EVENING.
     
    IF YOU DISCOVER LIVE AMMUNITION OR UNEXPLODED BOMBS, ON NO ACCOUNT MAKE ANY ATTEMPT TO FURTHER DISTURB OR HANDLE THEM. MARK THE SITE CAREFULLY AND REPORT THE FIND TO THE BOMB DISPOSAL OFFICER (STUART ELLIOT 07797 757977) AND LANDOWNER
     
    REMEMBER THAT WHEN YOU ARE OUT WITH YOUR DETECTOR, YOU ARE AN AMBASSADOR FOR OUR HOBBY. RESPECT ALL OF THE ABOVE AND DO NOTHING TO ITS DETRIMENT. 
     
     
     

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