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    Anguilla Government 1998

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

      Data code AV

      Dependency status dependent territory of the UK

      Government type NA

      National capital The Valley

      Administrative divisions none (dependent territory of the UK)

      Independence none (dependent 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 of the UK (since 6 February 1952); represented by Governor Alan HOOLE (since 1 November 1995)
      head of government: Chief Minister Hubert HUGHES (since 16 March 1994)
      cabinet: Executive Council appointed by the governor from among the elected members of the House of Assembly
      elections: none; the queen is a hereditary monarch; governor appointed by the queen; 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; members serve five-year terms)
      elections: last held 16 March 1994 (next to be held March 1999)
      election results: percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - ANA 2, AUP 2, ADP 2, independent 1

      Judicial branch High Court, judge provided by Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

      Political parties and leaders Anguilla National Alliance or ANA [Osbourne FLEMING]; Anguilla United Party or AUP [Hubert HUGHES]; Anguilla Democratic Party or ADP [Victor BANKS]

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

      Diplomatic representation in the US none (dependent territory of the UK)

      Diplomatic representation from the US none (dependent 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 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Anguilla Government 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Anguilla Government 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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