After 450 years, Sark turns back on feudal law – The Independent

Posted April 10th, 2008 in constitutional law, news, Sark by sally

“For more than 450 years Sark stood alone as one of Europe’s last bastions of feudal law, but yesterday marked the end of an era for the tiny Channel island as the UK Privy Council approved changes to its system of government, heralding the arrival of democracy for the first time.”

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The Independent, 10th April 2008