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    Niue Government - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Long-form name: none

      Type: self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand

      Capital: Alofi

      Administrative divisions: none

      Independence: none (self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand)

      Constitution: no formal, written constitution

      Legal system: English common law

      National holiday: Waitangi Day (Treaty of Waitangi established British sovereignty), 6 February (1840)

      Executive branch: British monarch, premier, Cabinet

      Legislative branch: Legislative Assembly

      Judicial branch: Appeal Court of New Zealand, High Court

      Leaders: Chief of State--Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952), represented by New Zealand Representative John SPRINGFORD (since 1974); Head of Government--Premier Sir Robert R. REX (since NA October 1974)

      Suffrage: universal adult at age 18

      Political parties and leaders: Niue People's Action Party, leader NA

      Elections: Legislative Assembly--last held on 28 March 1987 (next to be held NA 1990); results--percent of vote NA; seats--(20 total, 6 elected) independents 5, Niue People's Action Party 1

      Member of: ESCAP (associate member), SPF

      Diplomatic representation: none (self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand)

      Flag: yellow with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant; the flag of the UK bears five yellow five-pointed stars--a large one on a blue disk in the center and a smaller one on each arm of the bold red cross

      NOTE: The information regarding Niue on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Niue Government 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Niue Government 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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