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    Anguilla Government - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/anguilla/anguilla_government.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Country name: conventional long form: none
      conventional short form: Anguilla


      Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK


      Government type: NA


      Capital: The Valley


      Administrative divisions: none (overseas territory of the UK)


      Independence: none (overseas territory of the UK)


      National holiday: Anguilla Day, 30 May


      Constitution: Anguilla Constitutional Order 1 April 1982; amended 1990


      Legal system: based on English common law


      Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal


      Executive branch: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952); represented by Governor Peter JOHNSTONE (since NA February 2000)
      elections: none; the monarch is hereditary; governor appointed by the monarch; following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party or the leader of the majority coalition is usually appointed chief minister by the governor
      head of government: Chief Minister Osbourne FLEMING (since 3 March 2000)
      cabinet: Executive Council appointed by the governor from among the elected members of the House of Assembly


      Legislative branch: unicameral House of Assembly (11 seats total, 7 elected by direct popular vote, 2 ex officio members, and 2 appointed; members serve five-year terms)
      elections: last held 3 March 2000 (next to be held NA June 2005)
      election results: percent of vote by party - NA%; seats by party - ANA 3, AUP 2, ADP 1, independent 1


      Judicial branch: High Court (judge provided by Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court)


      Political parties and leaders: Anguilla United Party or AUP [Hubert HUGHES]; The United Front or UF [Osbourne FLEMING, Victor BANKS], a coalition of the Anguilla Democratic Party or ADP and the Anguilla National Alliance or ANA


      Political pressure groups and leaders: NA


      International organization participation: Caricom (associate), CDB, Interpol (subbureau), OECS (associate), ECLAC (associate)


      Diplomatic representation in the US: none (overseas territory of the UK)


      Diplomatic representation from the US: none (overseas territory of the UK)


      Flag description: blue, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Anguillan coat of arms centered in the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms depicts three orange dolphins in an interlocking circular design on a white background with blue wavy water below

      NOTE: The information regarding Anguilla on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Anguilla Government 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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