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GG Swears in New Custos of St Andrew

The Governor-General has sworn in Mrs. Donna Parchment Brown to serve as Custos Rotulorum for the parish of St. Andrew effective February 2, 2015.  She will replace the Hon. Marigold Ha...

| Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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“Take Religious Liberty Seriously” GG Tells Jamaicans

Jamaicans were encouraged by Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen to take seriously, the fundamental human right of religious liberty which is protected by the nation's constitution. He was speaking at the Fe...

| Monday, 26 January 2015

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Procedure to Select Senior Public Servants Transparent - GG

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen says the procedure which led to the appointment of Mrs. Arlene Harrison Henry as Public Defender accords with his commitment to ensure transparency in the selection of...

| Friday, 16 January 2015

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His Excellency the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Linton Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J, Governor-General of Jamaica

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His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Linton Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J was appointed Governor-General of Jamaica on 26th February 2009. Born in Fruitful Vale Portland on 7th February 1951, His Excellency received his early ...

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THE CONSTITUTIONAL STATUS AND ROLE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL

The Governor-General of Jamaica is appointed by Her Majesty The Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister, within the monarchical system of Government provided by the Jamaican Constitution. He is "Her Majesty's representative in Jamaica". Constitutional Functions Section 32 of the Constitution of Jamaica establishes rules governing the exercise of the Go...

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Her Excellency the Most Honourable Lady Allen

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Her Excellency the Most Honourable Lady Allen has been involved in Education and Nursing for over 30 years. As a dedicated educator, having gained a teaching Diploma from the Moneague Teachers’ College in 1973, she taught for 18...

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