Crown dependencies

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The Crown dependencies (Dépendances de la Couronne; Croghaneyn-crooin) are three island territories off the coast of Great Britain that are self-governing possessions of the Crown: the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Isle of Man.wikipedia
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Isle of Man

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The Crown dependencies (Dépendances de la Couronne; Croghaneyn-crooin) are three island territories off the coast of Great Britain that are self-governing possessions of the Crown: the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Isle of Man. As in England, but not the United Kingdom as a whole, the Church of England is the Established Church in the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey.
The Isle of Man (Mannin, also Ellan Vannin ), sometimes referred to simply as Mann, is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Ireland.

Bailiwick of Guernsey

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The Crown dependencies (Dépendances de la Couronne; Croghaneyn-crooin) are three island territories off the coast of Great Britain that are self-governing possessions of the Crown: the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Isle of Man.
The Bailiwick of Guernsey (Bailliage de Guernesey; Guernésiais: Bailliage dé Guernési) is one of three Crown dependencies.

The Crown

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The Crown dependencies (Dépendances de la Couronne; Croghaneyn-crooin) are three island territories off the coast of Great Britain that are self-governing possessions of the Crown: the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Isle of Man.
The Crown is the state in all its aspects within the jurisprudence of the Commonwealth realms and their sub-divisions (such as Crown dependencies, provinces, or states).

United Kingdom

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They do not form part of either the United Kingdom or the British Overseas Territories.
The nearby Isle of Man, Bailiwick of Guernsey and Bailiwick of Jersey are not part of the UK, being Crown dependencies with the British Government responsible for defence and international representation.

British–Irish Council

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However, they do have relationships with the Commonwealth, the European Union, and other international organisations, and are members of the British–Irish Council.
Its membership comprises the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, the devolved governments of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and the governments of the Crown dependencies of the UK: Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man.

Guernsey

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As in England, but not the United Kingdom as a whole, the Church of England is the Established Church in the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey.
With several smaller nearby islands, it forms a jurisdiction within the Bailiwick of Guernsey, a British Crown dependency.

British Overseas Territories

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They do not form part of either the United Kingdom or the British Overseas Territories.
Although the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man are also under the sovereignty of the British monarch, they are in a different constitutional relationship with the United Kingdom.

English Channel

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There are several major islands in the Channel, the most notable being the Isle of Wight off the English coast, and the Channel Islands, British Crown dependencies off the coast of France.

Alderney

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It is part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, a British Crown dependency.

Jersey

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The Crown dependencies (Dépendances de la Couronne; Croghaneyn-crooin) are three island territories off the coast of Great Britain that are self-governing possessions of the Crown: the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Isle of Man. As in England, but not the United Kingdom as a whole, the Church of England is the Established Church in the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey.
Jersey, officially the Bailiwick of Jersey (Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a British Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France.

Chief minister

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In each case, the head of government is referred to as the Chief Minister.
The title is also used in the Crown dependencies of the Isle of Man (since 1986), in Guernsey (since 2004), and in Jersey (since 2005).

Commonwealth of Nations

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As a result, they are not member states of the Commonwealth of Nations.
Other eligible applicants could be any of the remaining inhabited British overseas territories, Crown dependencies, Australian external territories and the Associated States of New Zealand if they become fully independent.

States of Guernsey

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The parliament of Guernsey is the States of Deliberation, the parliament of Sark is called the Chief Pleas, and the parliament of Alderney is called the States of Alderney.
The States of Guernsey (États de Guernesey) is the parliament of the British Crown dependency of Guernsey.

Pound sterling

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The British Crown dependencies of Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man produce their own local issues of sterling (the Guernsey pound, the Jersey pound and the Manx pound) which are considered fully equivalent to UK sterling in their respective regions.

Herm

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An important moment in Herm's political history was in 933, when the Channel Islands were annexed to the Duchy of Normandy, they remained so until the division of Normandy in 1204, when they became a Crown Dependency.

States Assembly

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The parliament is the States of Jersey, the first known mention of which is in a document of 1497.
The States Assembly (Assemblée des États) is the parliament of the British Crown dependency of Jersey.

Banknotes of the pound sterling

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The monarch is depicted on banknotes issued by the Crown dependencies and on some of those issued by overseas territories.

.je

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Jersey has its own separate international vehicle registration (GBJ – Jersey), internet domain (.je – Jersey), and ISO 3166-2 codes, first reserved on behalf of the Universal Postal Union (JEY – Jersey) and then added officially by the International Organization for Standardization on 29 March 2006.
.je is the country code top-level domain for the Crown dependency of Jersey.

Isle of Man Post Office

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Isle of Man Post issues its own stamps and derives significant revenue from the sale of special issues to collectors.
In 1966 the UK Government commenced planning to convert the General Post Office into a public corporation, and as part of this process offered each of the Crown Dependencies the opportunity to assume control of the operations of the GPO on their territories.

Privy Council of the United Kingdom

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However they each have their own legislative assembly, with the power to legislate on many local matters with the assent of the Crown (Privy Council, or in the case of the Isle of Man in certain circumstances the Lieutenant-Governor).
The Privy Council formerly acted as the High Court of Appeal for the entire British Empire (other than for the United Kingdom itself), and continues to hear appeals from the Crown Dependencies, the British Overseas Territories, and some independent Commonwealth states.

Normandy

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In 1204 the title and lands of the Duchy of Normandy and his other French possessions were stripped from King John of England by the King of France.
The Channel Islands (French: Îles Anglo-Normandes) are also historically part of Normandy; they cover 194 km² and comprise two bailiwicks: Guernsey and Jersey, which are British Crown dependencies over which Queen Elizabeth II reigns as Duke of Normandy.

Visa policy of the United Kingdom

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The Crown dependencies are within the Common Travel Area and apply the same visa policy as the United Kingdom, but each Crown dependency has responsibility for its own customs and immigration services.
The visa policy of the United Kingdom is the policy by which Her Majesty's Government determines who may and may not enter the country of the United Kingdom, and the Crown dependencies of Guernsey, Jersey, and the Isle of Man.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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Acts of the British Parliament do not usually apply to the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, unless explicitly stated.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known internationally as the UK Parliament, British Parliament or Westminster Parliament, as well as domestically simply as Parliament or Westminster, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and the British Overseas Territories.

Saint Peter Port

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Sark

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The parliament of Guernsey is the States of Deliberation, the parliament of Sark is called the Chief Pleas, and the parliament of Alderney is called the States of Alderney.