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 Turks and Caicos Islands
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Area: 948 sq km
Population: 51,430 (2016)
Capital City: Cockburn Town on Grand Turk
Last Election: Nov 2012
Next Election: Nov 2016
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  PNP Progressive National Party (PNP) 5/15 seats
  PDM People's Democratic Movement (PDM) 10/15 seats
Key Country Facts
Government Type A parliamentary representative democratic dependency
Independence None ( British overseas territory )
Constitution Turks and Caicos Islands Constitution (Interim Amendment) Order 2009, S.I. 2009/701 - effective 14 August 2009 - suspended Ministerial government, the House of Assembly, and the constitutional right to trial by jury, and imposed direct British rule | Learn more »
Legal system based on laws of England and Wales with a few adopted from Jamaica and The Bahamas
Suffrage 18 years of age; universal
Executive Branch

Head of State: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952); represented by Governor John FREEMAN (since 17 October 2016) | Learn more »

Head of Government: Premier Sharlene CARTWRIGHT-ROBINSON (since 19 December 2016 2012) | Learn more »

Cabinet: under provisions of the Order in Council, the cabinet is suspended effective 14 August 2009 and replaced by an Advisory Council appointed by the governor, It was reconstituted after the 2012 election. | Learn more »

Elections: the monarchy is hereditary; governor appointed by the monarch

Legislative Branch

Under provisions of the Order in Council, the unicameral House of Assembly is dissolved and all seats vacated for a period of up to two years; in the interim, a Consultative Forum, appointed by the governor, will be established

Elections: last held on 15 December 2016 (next to be held by December 2020)

Election results: PDM - 10 seats, PNP - 5 seats

Judicial Branch Supreme Court; Court of Appeal
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WIV Television Via cable
Radio Turks and Caicos Radio Government-owned station
Turks and Caicos Weekly News Press Weekley newspaper
Turks and Caicos Sun newspaper Press Weekley newspaper
Turks and Caicos Free Press Press Weekley newspaper
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Governor Beckingham delivering the 2014 Throne Speech
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