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Vingtaine
A VINGTAINE (literally "group of twenty" in French ) is a political subdivision of Jersey
Jersey
. They are subdivisions of the various parishes of Jersey
Jersey
, and one, La Vingtaine de la Ville (The Vingtaine
Vingtaine
of the town), in Saint Helier is further divided into two cantons. St. Ouen has cueillettes ( Jèrriais
Jèrriais
: Tchilliettes) instead of vingtaines. In each vingtaine, vingteniers and Constable
Constable
's officers (in French: officiers du Connétable) are elected as part of Jersey's Honorary Police system. They do not have to live within the vingtaine or cueillette they represent, but they must live in the parish they represent (except in St. Helier, where ratepayers and mandataires are eligible)
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French Language
Phonological history * Oaths of Strasbourg * Ordinance of Villers-Cotterêts * Anglo-Norman GRAMMAR * Adverbs * Articles and determiners * Pronouns (personal )* Verbs * (conjugation * morphology ) ORTHOGRAPHY * Alphabet * Reforms * Circumflex * Braille PHONOLOGY * Elision * Liaison * Aspirated h * Help:IPA for French * v * t * e FRENCH (_le français_ (_ listen ) or la langue française_ ) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family . It descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire , as did all Romance languages. French has evolved from Gallo-Romance, the spoken Latin in Gaul, and more specifically in Northern Gaul. Its closest relatives are the other langues d\'oïl —languages historically spoken in northern France and in southern Belgium, which French ( Francien ) has largely supplanted
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Jersey
JERSEY (/ˈdʒɜːrzi/ , French: ; Jèrriais : _Jèrri_ dʒɛri), officially the BAILIWICK OF JERSEY (French : _Bailliage de Jersey_; Jèrriais : _Bailliage dé Jèrri_), is a Crown dependency of the United Kingdom located near the coast of Normandy , France . Jersey was part of the Duchy of Normandy , whose dukes went on to become kings of England from 1066. After Normandy was lost by the kings of England in the 13th century, and the ducal title surrendered to France, Jersey and the other Channel Islands remained attached to the English crown
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Parishes Of Jersey
The Channel Island of Jersey
Jersey
is divided into twelve administrative districts or parishes . All have access to the sea and are named after the saints to whom their ancient parish churches are dedicated. CONTENTS * 1 The parishes * 2 Map of parishes * 3 Municipal structure * 3.1 Constable
Constable
* 3.2 Procureur du Bien Public * 3.3 Roads Committee * 3.4 Vingtaines * 3.5 Honorary Police
Police
* 3.6 Roads Inspectors * 3.7 Parish
Parish
Assembly * 4 References * 5 See also THE PARISHESThis is a list of parishes of Jersey. The population figures are as reported in the 2011 census
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Vingtaine De La Ville
The VINGTAINE DE LA VILLE is one of the six vingtaines of Saint Helier in Jersey, and roughly corresponds to the historic town centre and harbours. It is divided into two cantons: * Canton de Bas de la Vingtaine
Vingtaine
de la Ville * Canton de Haut de la Vingtaine
Vingtaine
de la VilleThe Vingtaine
Vingtaine
de la Ville maintains an autonomous financial existence, unlike other vingtaines in Jersey, thanks to an endowment which has its origins in the purchase of Le Mont de la Ville by the British government in 1804. Formerly, Le Mont de la Ville, a craggy plateau overlooking the town of St. Helier, was topped by open common land used for grazing and rabbit hunting
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Saint Helier
SAINT HELIER (/sintˈhɛliər/ ) is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey
Jersey
, the largest of the Channel Islands
Channel Islands
in the English Channel
English Channel
. St Helier has a population of about 33,500, roughly 34.2% of the total population of Jersey, and is the capital of the Island (although Government House is situated in St Saviour ). The urban area of the parish of St Helier makes up most of the largest town in Jersey, although some of the town area is situated in adjacent St Saviour, with suburbs sprawling into St Lawrence and St Clement . The greater part of St Helier is rural. The parish covers a surface area of 4.1 square miles (10.6 km2), being 9% of the total land area of the Island (this includes reclaimed land area of 494 acres (2.00 km2) or 200 ha )
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Jèrriais
JèRRIAIS is the form of the Norman language spoken in Jersey
Jersey
, one of the Channel Islands
Channel Islands
off the coast of France
France
. It has been in decline over the past century as English has increasingly become the language of education, commerce and administration. There are very few people who speak Jèrriais
Jèrriais
as a mother tongue and, owing to the age of the remaining speakers, their numbers decrease annually. Despite this, efforts are being made to keep the language alive
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Vingtenier
There is an HONORARY POLICE (French : POLICE HONORIFIQUE) force in each of the 12 parishes of Jersey
Jersey
. Members of the Honorary Police are elected by the voters of the parish in which they serve, and are unpaid. Honorary Police officers have, for centuries, been elected by parishioners to assist the Connétable of the Parish to maintain law and order. Officers are elected as Centeniers, Vingteniers or Constable's Officers, each with various duties and responsibilities. Until the 19th century the Honorary Police provided the only civilian law enforcement in Jersey
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Constable
A CONSTABLE is a person holding a particular office, most commonly in criminal law enforcement . The office of constable can vary significantly in different jurisdictions. A constable is commonly the rank of an officer within the police . Other persons may be granted powers of a constable without holding the title of constable
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Honorary Police
There is an HONORARY POLICE (French : POLICE HONORIFIQUE) force in each of the 12 parishes of Jersey
Jersey
. Members of the Honorary Police
Honorary Police
are elected by the voters of the parish in which they serve, and are unpaid. Honorary Police
Honorary Police
officers have, for centuries, been elected by parishioners to assist the Connétable of the Parish to maintain law and order. Officers are elected as Centeniers, Vingteniers or Constable's Officers, each with various duties and responsibilities. Until the 19th century the Honorary Police
Honorary Police
provided the only civilian law enforcement in Jersey
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Parish Assembly (Jersey)
A PARISH ASSEMBLY in Jersey
Jersey
is the decision-making body of local government, comprising ratepayers (including mandataires) and electors of the parish
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Visite Du Branchage
A VISITE DU BRANCHAGE is an inspection of roads in Jersey
Jersey
and Guernsey
Guernsey
to ensure property owners have complied with the laws against vegetation encroaching onto the road. JERSEYThe Visite du Branchage takes place in each Parish twice a year to check that occupiers of houses and land bordering on public roads have undertaken the 'branchage'. The Loi (1914) sur la Voirie imposes a duty on all occupiers of property to ensure that encroachments are removed from the public highway. The first Visite is between 1–15 July and the second is between 1–15 September
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Constable's Officer
There is an HONORARY POLICE (French : POLICE HONORIFIQUE) force in each of the 12 parishes of Jersey
Jersey
. Members of the Honorary Police
Honorary Police
are elected by the voters of the parish in which they serve, and are unpaid. Honorary Police
Honorary Police
officers have, for centuries, been elected by parishioners to assist the Connétable of the Parish to maintain law and order. Officers are elected as Centeniers, Vingteniers or Constable's Officers, each with various duties and responsibilities. Until the 19th century the Honorary Police
Honorary Police
provided the only civilian law enforcement in Jersey
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Centenier
There is an HONORARY POLICE (French : POLICE HONORIFIQUE) force in each of the 12 parishes of Jersey
Jersey
. Members of the Honorary Police are elected by the voters of the parish in which they serve, and are unpaid. Honorary Police officers have, for centuries, been elected by parishioners to assist the Connétable of the Parish to maintain law and order. Officers are elected as _Centeniers_, _Vingteniers_ or _Constable's Officers_, each with various duties and responsibilities. Until the 19th century the Honorary Police provided the only civilian law enforcement in Jersey
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Roads Inspector
A Roads Inspector ( Jèrriais
Jèrriais
: L's Înspecteurs des C'mîns ; French : Inspecteur des chemins) is a statutory office in Jersey
Jersey
responsible for the maintenance of public highways. The Parish
Parish
Assembly elects two Roads Inspectors for each Vingtaine
Vingtaine
for a three-year term of office in accordance with the Loi (1914) sur la Voirie. Roads Inspectors are responsible for the repair of by-roads of the Parish
Parish
and have to ensure the instructions of the Roads Committee are carried out
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Politics Of Jersey
POLITICS OF THE BAILIWICK OF JERSEY takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic constitution. As one of the Crown Dependencies
Crown Dependencies
, Jersey
Jersey
is autonomous and self-governing, with its own independent legal , administrative and fiscal systems. The legislature is the Assembly of the States of Jersey
Jersey
. Executive powers are mainly exercised by a Chief Minister and nine ministers, known collectively as the Council of Ministers . Other executive powers are exercised by the Connétable and Parish Assembly in each of the twelve parishes
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