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Parliamentary Representative Democratic Monarchy; The Prime Minister is the head of government, but the head of state is represented by through the British monarchy. Grenada is both and independent country and Commonwealth Realm. Executive power is exercised by the government; legislative, by both the government and parliament. The judiciary is an independent branch from both the executive and legislative. The government is headed by the Prime Minister; however, the British monarchy is represented in the country through the Governor-General, who is appointed by the British crown and appoints the federal justices within the judicial branch, including the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. The Privy Council of the United Kingdom acts as the highest appellate court.



Updated: 22 April 2008

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