ROADTOWN Tortola BVI, November 8, 2013 - His Excellency the Governor Mr. Boyd McCleary, CMG, CVO has appointed Mr. Elton Georges, Complaints Commissioner, to be his Deputy during his absence from November 7, 2013 to November 14, 2013.
Mr. Georges’ appointment as the Governor’s Deputy is pursuant to Section 39(1) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007, which states, “Whenever the Governor has occasion to be absent from the seat of Government but not from the Virgin Islands; the Governor may, acting in his discretion, by instrument under the public seal, appoint the Deputy Governor, or if the Deputy Governor is not available any other person in the Virgin Islands who is a Virgin Islander as defined in section 65 (2), to be his deputy during such absence and in that capacity to perform on his behalf such of the functions of the office of Governor as may be specified in that instrument.”
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