Channel Islands and Isle of Man
David Heywood Anderson
- Islands and artificial islands — Territorial sea
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The Bailiwick of Guernsey and the Bailiwick of Jersey, known collectively as ‘the Channel Islands’, and the Isle of Man are three insular territories under British sovereignty as Crown Dependencies (see also Islands ). In each case, the personal representative of the Crown is the Lieutenant Governor, who forms the official channel of communication between the Crown and His or Her Majesty’s Government (see also Governments ) , on the one hand, and the three Crown Dependencies, on the other. Constitutionally, the three are neither part of the metropolitan...