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    Cocos (Keeling) Islands Government - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/cocos_/cocos__government.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Country name:
      conventional long form: Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands
      conventional short form: Cocos (Keeling) Islands

      Dependency status:
      territory of Australia; administered from Canberra by the Australian Department of Transport and Regional Services

      Government type:
      NA

      Capital:
      West Island

      Administrative divisions:
      none (territory of Australia)

      Independence:
      none (territory of Australia)

      National holiday:
      Australia Day, 26 January (1788)

      Constitution:
      Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act of 1955

      Legal system:
      based upon the laws of Australia and local laws

      Suffrage:
      NA

      Executive branch:
      chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952), represented by the Australian governor general
      elections: none; the monarch is hereditary; administrator appointed by the governor general of Australia and represents the monarch and Australia
      head of government: Administrator (nonresident) Evan WILLIAMS (since 1 November 2003)
      cabinet: NA

      Legislative branch:
      unicameral Cocos (Keeling) Islands Shire Council (7 seats)
      elections: held every two years with half the members standing for election; last held NA

      Judicial branch:
      Supreme Court; Magistrate's Court

      Political parties and leaders:
      none

      Political pressure groups and leaders:
      none

      International organization participation:
      none

      Diplomatic representation in the US:
      none (territory of Australia)

      Diplomatic representation from the US:
      none (territory of Australia)

      Flag description:
      the flag of Australia is used


      NOTE: The information regarding Cocos (Keeling) Islands on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cocos (Keeling) Islands Government 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cocos (Keeling) Islands Government 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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