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    Anguilla Government 1995

      conventional long form: none
      conventional short form:
      Digraph: AV
      Type: dependent territory of the UK

      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 Orders 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 W. SHAVE (since 14 August 1992)
      head of government: Chief Minister Hubert HUGHES (since 16 March 1994)
      cabinet: Executive Council; appointed by the governor from the elected members of the House of Assembly

      Legislative branch: unicameral
      House of Assembly: elections last held 16 March 1994 (next to be held March 1999); results - percent of vote by party NA; seats - (11 total, 7 elected) ANA 2, AUP 2, ADP 2, independent 1

      Judicial branch: High Court

      Political parties and leaders: Anguilla National Alliance (ANA); Anguilla United Party (AUP), Hubert HUGHES; Anguilla Democratic Party (ADP), Victor BANKS
      Member of: CARICOM (observer), CDB, INTERPOL (subbureau)

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

      Flag: two horizontal bands of white (top, almost triple width) and light blue with three orange dolphins in an interlocking circular design centered in the white band; a new flag may have been in use since 30 May 1990

      NOTE: The information regarding Anguilla on this page is re-published from the 1995 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Anguilla Government 1995 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Anguilla Government 1995 should be addressed to the CIA.

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