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Niue System of Government Information
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GOVERNMENT OF NIUE
(i) Executive Branch:
Head of State: the British monarch - hereditary; the UK and New Zealand are represented by New Zealand High Commissioner.
Head of Government: the Premier - elected by the Legislative Assembly for a three-year term.
Cabinet: consists of the Premier and three ministers.
(ii) Legislative Branch:
Niue Assembly: Unicameral Legislative Assembly - 20 seats; members elected by popular vote to serve three-year terms; six elected from a common roll and 14 are village representatives.
(iii) Judicial Branch:
Supreme Court of New Zealand; High Court of Niue
(See Court System for a full overview)