1986 GUERNSEY GOVERNMENT
GUERNSEY GOVERNMENT The Bailiwick of Guernsey is a part of Great Britain but is NOT part of the United Kingdom. As such it accepts the British monarch as its head of state but has its own, virtually autonomous, government. This local goverment, called the States of Guernsey, comprises locally elected members (deputies and conseillers). The States sits in the Royal Court (in St.Peter Port), where it debates propositions and passes laws. As in the UK, laws are not on the statute book until the Queen gives them the Royal Assent in Privy Council.
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