Constitution 2010

Statutory Instruments

2010 No. 2474

Caribbean And North Atlantic Territories

The Montserrat Constitution Order 2010

Made        13th October 2010
Laid before Parliament        20th October 2010
Coming into force in accordance with section 1(2)

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 13th day of October 2010


The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by sections 5 and 7 of the West Indies Act 1962 and of all other powers enabling Her to do so, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is ordered, as follows:

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Montserrat Constitution Order 2010.

(2) This Order shall come into force on such day as the Governor, acting in his or her discretion, may appoint by proclamation published in the Gazette (“the appointed day”).

(3) On the appointed day the following provisions of this Order shall have effect as the Constitution of Montserrat; but the Governor, acting in his or her discretion, may by proclamation published in the Gazette appoint a later day for the coming into force of section 18(1) to (8), and in that event until that later day the definition of “period of public emergency” in section 21(1) shall have effect as if there were substituted for the words “section 18(1)” the words “the Leeward Islands (Emergency Powers) Order in Council 1959”..