Jersey petrol price law 'will cut prices'

Jersey petrol prices Research carried out last year showed just nine of the 34 garages in the island displayed their prices

A law forcing Jersey garages to prominently display petrol prices will "bring down prices", according to the regulator.

The law, approved last week, forces prices to be displayed at the roadside and comes into effect on Wednesday.

Andrew Riseley, chief executive of the regulator, said: "Consumers will be able to shop around more easily.

"It will increase competitive pressure on retailers and hopefully bring average prices down."

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Jersey

Weather

St Helier

10 °C 6 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • TravelAround the world

    BBC Travel takes a look at the most striking images from the past seven days

Programmes

  • A bicycle with a Copenhagen WheelClick Watch

    The wheel giving push bikes an extra boost by turning them into smart electric hybrids

Try our new site and tell us what you think. Learn more
Take me there

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.