Sunday, October 25, 2015

The Jamaican Constitution of 1962

Kelly, James B., The Jamaican Constitution of 1962, Caribbean Studies, April. 1963. (two copies)

Available online.
Constitution of Jamaica: As a constituent province of the West Indies Federation, Jamaica became independent of the United Kingdom on 6 August 1962 under the Jamaica Independence Act 1962. Under the West Indies Act 1962, the monarchy of the United Kingdom was allowed to form governments for the former colonies of the West Indies Federation. Elizabeth II, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, issued the Jamaica Order in Council 1962 which formally gave force and effect to the constitution.

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