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I. Historical, Legal, and Social Background

With Jersey, the Bailiwick of Guernsey forms part of the Duchy of Normandy which has since 1066 been united with the English Crown. It is not part of the United Kingdom but a “Crown Dependency”; the British monarch is head of state as Duke of Normandy. The Bailiwick consists of the isla…

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David McClean, “Guernsey”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_000045>
First published online: 2015

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