Sark

What is Sark known for?


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accessdate 11 December 2008 archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20081212134434 http: www.bbc.co.uk guernsey content articles 2008 11 18 sark_election_candidates_2008_feature.shtml archivedate 12 December 2008 deadurl no * December 11 - Bernard Madoff is arrested by U.S. federal authorities on charges of running a massive decades-long Ponzi scheme swindling thousands of investors - the largest financial fraud in history. Mosley also reportedly


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in LGBT rights 1984 ''' – The lesbian and gay association "Ten Percent Club" is formed in Hong Kong; Massachusetts voters reelect representative Gerry Studds, despite his revealing himself as homosexual the year before; New South Wales and the Northern Territory in Australia make homosexual acts legal; Chris Smith (Chris Smith, Baron Smith of Finsbury), newly elected to the UK parliament declares: "My name is Chris Smith. I'm the Labour MP for Islington South


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'Signore', Portuguese 'Senhor' and Spanish 'Señor', which in addition to meaning 'Mr' is used to signify a feudal lord. Florina In ''The Currents of Space'', Florina is the home of "kyrt," a fiber-producing plant that grows only on Florina, and which is woven into an extremely strong yet beautiful cloth. It is in practical serfdom to the planet Sark. "Sark" means "shirt" or "dress" in Scots dialect

, and "Florina" means "little flower" in more than one language. Florina In ''The Currents of Space'', Florina is the home of "kyrt," a fiber-producing plant that grows only on Florina, and which is woven into an extremely strong yet beautiful cloth. It is in practical serfdom to the planet Sark. "Sark" means "shirt" or "dress" in Scots dialect, and "Florina" means "little flower"


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. Television The 1986 television adaptation of Mr Pye by Mervyn Peake and starring Derek Jacobi was filmed on the island. The original short story is also set on Sark. Sark featured in the 6th episode of the fourth series of ''The New Statesman'', ''The Irresistible Rise of Alan B'Stard'' and also in the Jersey-based television detective series ''Bergerac (Bergerac (TV series))''. Part of the seventh episode of the second series of World War II television drama '' Enemy


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of the nearby Channel Islands of Guernsey and Alderney) formed during geological activity in the continental crust above an ancient subduction zone. This geological setting would have been analogous to the modern-day subduction zone of the Pacific Ocean plate colliding and subducting beneath the North and South American continental plate. Sark also exercises jurisdiction over the island of Brecqhou, only a few hundred feet west of Greater Sark. It is a private island, but it has

it and has been granted its own UN country code (680) to assist in identifying this fact to the world at large. Together with the islands of Alderney and Guernsey, Sark from time to time approves Bailiwick of Guernsey legislation, which, subject to the approval of all three legislatures, applies in the entire Bailiwick. Legislation cannot be made which applies on Sark without the approval of the Chief Pleas, although recently Chief Pleas has been delegating a number of Ordinance making powers

230 230 15 18 189 187 56 61 Data from the 1971 Bailwick of Guernsey report. Population by birthplace and visitors class "wikitable" - ! rowspan 2 Birthplace ! colspan 3 Guernsey ! colspan 3 Alderney ! colspan 3 Sark - ! Persons !! Males !! Females !! Persons !! Males !! Females !! Persons !! Males !! Females - colspan "10" style "text-align:left;" '''Resident in Bailiwick


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. Television The 1986 television adaptation of Mr Pye by Mervyn Peake and starring Derek Jacobi was filmed on the island. The original short story is also set on Sark. Sark featured in the 6th episode of the fourth series of ''The New Statesman'', ''The Irresistible Rise of Alan B'Stard'' and also in the Jersey-based television detective series ''Bergerac (Bergerac (TV series))''. Part of the seventh episode of the second series of World War II television drama ''Enemy at the Door'' takes place in Sark. La Coupée features in a number of scenes. Sark, and in particular the Gouliot Caves, features in episode 8 of series 3 of the BBC television series ''Coast (Coast (TV series))''. Sark was featured in Episode 3 of the 2009 ITV (ITV (TV network)) television series ''Islands of Britain (Islands of Britain (TV series))'', presented by Martin Clunes; islanders involved in the programme included Alan Blythe (Constable) and Rossford de Carteret. Sark was featured on the ITV2 programme ''Holiday Showdown'' where one family chose Sark as their holiday destination. In episode 2 of the 2009 ITV mini-series ''Collision (Collision (TV series))'', Guy Pearson (played by Nicholas Farrell) says, "I'm moving to the Channel Islands: Sark. No cars on Sark, it'll be heaven." In John Shuttleworth's ''Southern Softies'' (2009), John and his crew cannot find anywhere to stay on the island. Series 7 and 8 of the BBC television series ''An Island Parish'' follows the Anglican priest and Methodist minister on Sark. See also * List of Seigneurs of Sark References


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; government_type leader_title1 Seigneur of Sark (List of Seigneurs of Sark) leader_name1 sovereignty_type


public international

and capacity (capacity (law)). Dicey and Morris (p26) list the separate states in the British Islands. "England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark. . . is a separate country in the sense of the conflict of laws, though not one of them is a State known to public international law." But this may be varied by statute. The United Kingdom is one state for the purposes of the Bills of Exchange Act 1882. Great

, Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark. . . is a separate country in the sense of the conflict of laws, though not one of them is a State known to public international law." But this may be varied by statute. !-- Sark, Herm Great Island * '''1982 (1982 in LGBT rights)''' – Laguna Beach, CA elects the first openly gay mayor in United States history; France equalizes the age of consent


independent relationship

. Together with the other Channel Islands, it is the last remnant of the former Duchy of Normandy still belonging to the Crown. Sark belongs to the Crown in its own right and has an independent relationship with the Crown through the Lieutenant Governor in Guernsey. Hansard


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The Seneschal of Sark is the head of the Chief Pleas. Since 1675, he has also been the judge of the island (between 1583 and 1675, judicial functions were exercised by five elected Jurats and a Juge). The Seneschal is appointed by the Seigneur. Recently, following the decision of the English Court of Appeal, the Chief Pleas decided to split the dual role of the Seneschal.

title Seneschal to lose one of his roles publisher This Is Guernsey date accessdate 7 December 2012

Sark

'''Sark''' ( In 2011, Sark was designated as a Dark Sky Community (Dark-sky preserve) and the first Dark Sky Island in the world.

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