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    Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Government - 1989

      Long-form name: Colony of the Falkland Islands

      Type: colony of the UK

      Capital: Stanley

      Administrative divisions: none (colony of the UK)

      Independence: none (colony of the UK)

      Constitution: 3 October 1985

      Legal system: English common law

      National holiday: Liberation Day, 14 June (1982)

      Branches: governor assisted by a five-member Executive Council and a 10-member Legislative Council of nominated and elected members; judiciary--Supreme Court

      Leaders: @m5Chief of State--Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952); @m5Head of Government--Governor William Hugh FULLERTON (since NA 1988)

      Suffrage: universal at age 18

      Elections: last election 3 October 1985

      Political parties: NA

      Voting strength: NA

      Diplomatic representation: none (colony of the UK)

      Flag: blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Falkland Island coat of arms in a white disk centered on the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms contains a white ram (sheep raising is the major economic activity) above the sailing ship Desire (whose crew discovered the islands) with a scroll at the bottom bearing the motto @m5DESIRE THE RIGHT

      NOTE: The information regarding Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Government 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Government 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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