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Jamaica, Government

parliamentary system of government, British monarch, governor-general, prime minister, head of state

The Jamaican constitution, promulgated in 1962, established a parliamentary system of government patterned after that of Britain. The prime minister is the head of the government. The British monarch is the head of state and is represented by a governor-general, who is appointed on the advice of the prime minister.

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