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    Anguilla Government - 2006
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    SOURCE: 2006 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 Alan Eden HUCKLE (since 28 May 2004)
      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
      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

      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 21 February 2005 (next to be held 2010)
      election results: percent of vote by party - AUF 38.9%, ANSA 19.2%, AUM 19.4%, APP 9.5%, independents 13%; seats by party - AUF 4, ANSA 2, AUM 1

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

      Political parties and leaders:
      Anguilla United Movement or AUM [Hubert HUGHES]; The Anguilla United Front or AUF [Osbourne FLEMING, Victor BANKS], a coalition of the Anguilla Democratic Party or ADP and the Anguilla National Alliance or ANA; Anguilla Progressive Party or APP [Roy ROGERS]; Anguilla Strategic Alternative or ANSA [Edison BAIRD]

      Political pressure groups and leaders:
      NA

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

      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 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Anguilla Government 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Anguilla Government 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
    Copyright © 2006 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


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