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The bailiff’s role as guardian of the constitution


The Bailiff’s role as guardian of the constitution is less well known
than other aspects of this office. In 2019 the Attorney General was
asked a written question in the States Assembly as to the nature of the
role. This article expands upon the answer that was given and is
believed to be the first detailed explanation in modern times of the
origin and extent of the role.

Categories Law, Social science
Keywords Attorney General, Committee Report, Constitutional Relationship, Crown officers, States Assembly
Author Robert MacRae
Date published 2020
Document type Article
Organisation Jersey and Guernsey Law Review
IRR Code IRR/JGLR/2020.43886
File Type pdf