Our Constitutional History 


A constitution sets out how we are governed and provides a framework for the decisions that are made about our lives.   Prior to the first written constitution in  1959 the  Cayman Islands  underwent an interesting  journey to constitutional democracy which spans from  the genesis as  an  isolated country,  dependency on Jamaica, encounters with the West Indies Federation followed by continued constitutional advancements.    Below  is a pdf document and digital timeline  which  details Cayman's  constitutional history. 



Our Constitutional History Digital Timeline