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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 11:40

The Constitutional Commission joins the Cayman Islands in celebrating Commonwealth Day 2017 and the day in which the Youth Parliament meets annually at the Legislative Assembly.

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 11:25

The Constitutional Commission announced its plan to produce a version of the Cayman Islands Constitution Order 2009 which is accessible to persons with visual impairments. The announcement was made on 2 December 2016 when the Cayman Islands joined the world in celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

See attached the press release for more information.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 12:24

Constitutional Commission Releases Educational Guide to the Constitution

8 September 2014

The Constitutional Commission is a three-person commission established under section 118 of the 2009 Constitution. This Commission has a three-fold remit of advising government on questions concerning constitutional status and development, promoting public understanding and awareness of the constitution and its values, and publ...

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:12

Once each year we pause to celebrate the importance of having been granted our own Constitution - one of the most important documents governing our islands. The basic principles of democracy would hold little persuasion if not reinforced in a constitution.

Please take the time to read our Constitution Day Message (2014) in celebration of the country's constitution. 

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 08:59

2013 Constitution Day Message

Cayman Islands Constitutional Commission


On 4 July, 1959 the concept of constitutional development began in the Cayman Islands after Caymanian Assemblymen petitioned the United Kingdom resulting in the issuance of a Royal Order-in-Council. After several revisions, the major one in 1972, the Cayman Islands Constitution Order 2009 came into force on 6 November...