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Politics of Niue

In Niue, the type of government is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy. In Niue, the legislative power is vested in a Assembly. The head of the government is Elizabeth II. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Niue lasts until the next succession. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority.

Government

In Niue, the head of the government is Elizabeth II. The government system of Niue is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy. In Niue, the legislative power is vested in a Assembly; this is a Unicameral legislative body, and therefore a Unicameral Assembly.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions Niue is a member of.

To read more about when Niue became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Niue is part of, click on Niue membership in international unions.

Freedom in Niue

To read more about freedom level in Niue click on Freedom in Niue.