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Referendum on Sark's constitution
Sark residents have been given the chance to take part in an unofficial referendum on a new constitution.

The poll on Thursday, which is not be binding on Chief Pleas, will take ahead of a meeting on 8 March.

At the moment, landowners have an automatic right to sit in Chief Pleas, with 12 deputies elected by residents.

Four new versions of the constitution have been drawn up and legal advice sought. Islanders will be able to submit their views anonymously.




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