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Commonwealth Caribbean Law Research Guide: Anguilla

This guide provides an overview of the primary and secondary legal sources of the Commonwealth Caribbean available at Florida State University College of Law Research Center.


Anguilla, most northerly of the Leeward Islands, is an overseas dependent territory of the British government. The head of state is H.M.Queen Elizabeth II, represented locally by an appointed governor. The government has three branches: legislative, executive, and judicial. Its common law legal system is based on the English model. The Eastern Caribbean States Supreme Court is the principal judicial body.



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