Belize Constitution & Structure

J. Belize Constitutional Structure

Belize has a democratic, bi-cameral legislature elected by direct popular vote to serve a five year term with a Prime Minister appointed by the Governor-General, representative of Queen Elizabeth II. The leader of the majority party is given this appointment. Belize has a legal system based upon common law with a Supreme Court, whose chief justice is also appointed by the Governor-General receiving advice from the Prime Minister.

Belize Consitution

The Belize Constitution came into existence in 1981 written in English with revisions in 1988 and 2002(currently enforce).


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Belize Cosntitution

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