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Politics of The Falkland Islands

In The Falkland Islands, the type of government is a Parliamentary dependency under a constitutional monarchy. In The Falkland Islands, the legislative power is vested in a Legislative 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 The Falkland Islands 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 The Falkland Islands, the head of the government is Elizabeth II. The government system of The Falkland Islands is a Parliamentary dependency under a constitutional monarchy. In The Falkland Islands, the legislative power is vested in a Legislative Assembly; this is a Unicameral legislative body, and therefore a Unicameral Legislative Assembly.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions The Falkland Islands is a member of.

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

Freedom in The Falkland Islands

To read more about freedom level in The Falkland Islands click on Freedom in The Falkland Islands.