This section is for everyone who wants to know more about the Constitution. It includes information on government, the constitutional negotiations and national celebrations. Plus it features some work by our next generation of civic leaders.
The Cayman Islands (Amendment) Constitution 2016: In July 2016, several minor amendments were advanced to Sections 96, 97(3) and 106 of the 2009 Constitution, by way of the Cayman Islands Constitution (Amendment) Order 2016 (the “Amendment Order”). These amendments, which were proposed with the support of the Honourable Premier, the Honou...Read More
The Cayman Islands Constitution 2009: The present constitution, which came into effect on 6 November 2009, provides for the government of the Cayman Islands as a British Overseas Territory. It is the fourth written constitution issued for the Islands by the British Crown since 1959, though there is a history of over 165 years of representative govern...Read More
An Educational Guide to the Constitution: The goal of this publication is to provide readers with a summary of the key provisions of the 2009 Constitution in plain English. The publication puts forward the simplest summary on the understanding that the meaning of those provisions may be interpreted as they are developed.Read More
The Cayman Islands Constitution 2009 Explanatory Guide: This explanatory guide was written by the Constitutional Review Secretariat to explain the differences between the 1972 Constitution and the new (then proposed) Constitution.Read More
The Caymanian Bar Association's Concise Guide to the Cayman Islands Constitution: This is a concise guide to the Constitution written by the CBA student chapter.Read More
Constitutional Negotiations: Access unedited recordings of the negotiations between the Cayman Islands and the UK. The first round of constitutional negotiations was held in 2008. The second round of talks came a few months later in early 2009 and produced a draft Constitution. This was followed by a third – and final - round of negotiations in...Read More View More
Cayman's Constitutions over the Years: A history of the Cayman Islands Constitutions over the years. Copies of the Constitution Orders and Amendments 1959-2009: