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    Saint Helena Government - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/saint_helena/saint_helena_government.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Country name: conventional long form: none
      conventional short form: Saint Helena


      Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK


      Government type: NA


      Capital: Jamestown


      Administrative divisions: 1 administrative area and 2 dependencies*; Ascension*, Saint Helena, Tristan da Cunha*


      Independence: none (overseas territory of the UK)


      National holiday: Birthday of Queen ELIZABETH II, second Saturday in June (1926)


      Constitution: 1 January 1989


      Legal system: NA


      Suffrage: NA years of age


      Executive branch: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952)
      elections: none; the monarch is hereditary; governor is appointed by the monarch
      head of government: Governor and Commander in Chief David HOLLAMBY (since 24 June 1999)
      cabinet: Executive Council consists of the governor, two ex officio officers, and six elected members of the Legislative Council


      Legislative branch: unicameral Legislative Council (16 seats, including the speaker, 3 ex officio and 12 elected members; members are elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms)
      elections: last held 27 June 2001 (next to be held NA June 2005)
      election results: percent of vote - NA%; seats - independents 15


      Judicial branch: Supreme Court; Magistrate's Court; Small Debts Court; Juvenile Court


      Political parties and leaders: none


      Political pressure groups and leaders: none


      International organization participation: ICFTU


      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 Saint Helenian shield centered on the outer half of the flag; the shield features a rocky coastline and three-masted sailing ship


      NOTE: The information regarding Saint Helena on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saint Helena Government 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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