The Cayman Islands Constitution (Amendment) Order 2020 makes several amendments to the Constitution of the Cayman Islands. In particular, it changes the name of the Legislative Assembly to the Parliament, it abolishes the power of disallowance and introduces instead some pre-legislative controls, and it makes clearer that the Cayman Islands Cabinet h...Read More
This explanatory memorandum has been prepared by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and is laid before Parliament by Command of Her Majesty.Read More
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
Constitutional Negotiations: Access unedited recordings of the negotiations between the Cayman Islands and the UK. From the first round of constitutional negotiations held in 2008 to the beginning of formal discussions with the United Kingdom in May 2019 that sought reforms to the Constitution.
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
The aim of this paper is to explain in more detail the PPM Government’s vision and proposals for constitutional reform set out in the “Summary of Proposals” issued 12th January, 2008.
Here you will find a list of constitution-related local court rulings administered in the Cayman Islands.Read More