Embassy & Permanent Mission of St. Vincent and the Grenadines
 
 
 
 
 

The Constitution of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The Constitution of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines remains greatly unchanged since its coming into operation on 29th October, 1979.

 

You may view and electronic copy of the Constitution by clicking either of the links below.  It is available in Portable Document Format (PDF) and in Microsoft® Office Word® Document format (.doc).  Feel free to save the document for later reading and/or to print your very own copy.

Constitution of SVG Portable Document Format (PDF)

 

Constitution of SVG Word Document Format (DOC)

 

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Interesting Facts

 

  • The Constitution of St. Vincent and the Grenadines does not permit the casting of absentee ballots. Nor does it permit voting by proxy.

 

  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines is divided into 15 polling districts or constituencies.

 

  • Parliament is made up of 15 elected officials (1 for each constituency); 6 Senators who are nominated by the Prime Minister and/or the Leader of the Opposition and appointed by the Governor General.

 

  • Elections are constitutionally due every 5 years in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.