Entries tagged 'law'

The following 14 entries have been tagged using the term law. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.

Clameur de HaroAncient Guernsey legal objection
BailiwickArea of legal jurisdiction
Herm bribery case comes to courtThe courts heard a bribery case when the tenancy of Herm island became available
Sark women get the right to inherit400 years late, woman at last gained equal rights to the men of Sark
A Guernsey planning dispute headed to EuropeA dispute over a shed conversion had far wider implications for the British political system
Guernsey’s Reform Law was enactedThe Reform Law set out in detail how Guernsey's political system would work.
Guernsey voted to legalise local abortionsPrior to the law change, having an abortion could be punished with life imprisonment.
Guernsey’s first paid constables were hiredGuernsey has had “constables” since the 13th century. Yet, it wasn’t until 1853 that it started paying them. Four men were appointed to the position in St Peter Port and the posts have been maintained ever since. It could even be said that this, technically, marked the official start of the Guernsey Police force. Police […]
Guernsey declared a State of EmergencyThe most severe water shortage since records began called for drastic measures.
Guernsey’s new population law comes into forceThe new laws changed peoples' rights to live in local and open market houses.



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