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CRIANTS, CLAMERISTS AND THE CLAMEUR DE HARO IN THE CHANNEL ISLANDS.
RAISING A CLAMEUR
A source of information on the history and use of the Clameur in the Channel Islands.
The Clameur De Haro (sometimes wrongly described as a Clameur d'Haro) is a throwback to the Norman courts of justice. This ancient Norman custom of crying for justice, still surviving in the Channel Islands.
SO WHAT IS THE CLAMEUR AND WHEN CAN IT BE USED?
The raising of the Clameur is the creation of a temporary injunction which is extended upon registration at the Court and which originated as a means of summoning neighbours
and passersby to the aid of a victim of crime.
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