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    Anguilla Government 2001
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    SOURCE: 2001 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 JOHNSTON (since NA February 2000)
      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; chief minister appointed by the governor from among the 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 March 2005)
      election results: percent of vote by party - NA%; seats by party - UF 4, AUM 2, independent 1

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

      Political parties and leaders: Anguilla United Movement or AUM [Hubert HUGHES]; The United Front or UF [Osbourne FLEMMING, 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 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Anguilla Government 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Anguilla Government 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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